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A Learner's Comprehensive Dictionary of Indonesian

A Learner's Comprehensive Dictionary of Indonesian

Atma Stanton. 2021

A unique Indonesian-English dictionary in full colour exclusively designed for English-speaking learners, teachers of Indonesian and Indonesians who wish to improve their English.

Warm Hearts and Cold Cash

Warm Hearts and Cold Cash

Looks at the ways in which families use money to manipulate family members, argues that money is too often used to symbolize love, and shares actual cases of family finances

Vote Buying in Indonesia

Vote Buying in Indonesia

Springer. 2019

Muhtadi’s analysis of vote-buying in post-democratization Indonesia is original, profound, subtle, nuanced, and convincing as well as beautifully organized and well written. Equally important, its imaginative policy prescriptions will be widely read and cited as a significant contribution to the literature of comparative electoral politics. —William Liddle, Ohio State University, USA This book presents a pathbreaking analysis of vote-buying in Indonesia. Drawing on a stunning array of...

The Political Economy of Energy Subsidy Reform

The Political Economy of Energy Subsidy Reform

World Bank Publications. 2017

This book proposes a simple framework for understanding the political economy of subsidy reform and applies it to four in-depth country studies covering more than 30 distinct episodes of reform. Five key lessons emerge. First, energy subsidies often follow a life cycle, beginning as a way to stabilize prices and reduce exposure to price volatility for low-income consumers. However, as they grow in size and political power, they become entrenched. Second, subsidy reform strategies vary...

Divided Loyalties

Divided Loyalties

ANU Press. 2018

Drawing on extensive ethnographic fieldwork, this study explores the ideas of belonging and citizenship among former pro-autonomy East Timorese who have elected to settle indefinitely in West Timor. The study follows different East Timorese groups and examines various ways they construct and negotiate their socio-political identities following the violent and destructive separation from their homeland. The East Timorese might have had Indonesia as their destination when they left the eastern...