Book 1

Who's who in the World

Who's who in the World

Time to ACT

Time to ACT

Indonesia has urbanized rapidly since its independence in 1945, profoundly changing its economic geography and giving rise to a diverse array of urban places. These places range from the bustling metropolis of Jakarta to rapidly emerging urban centers in hitherto largely rural parts of the country. Although urbanization has produced considerable benefits for many Indonesians, its potential has only been partially realized. Time to ACT: Realizing Indonesia's Urban Potential explores the...

Who's who in Finance and Industry

Who's who in Finance and Industry

Language, Migration, and Identity

Language, Migration, and Identity

Cambridge University Press. 2010

While much scholarship has been devoted to the interplay between language, identity and social relationships, we know less about how this plays out interactionally in diverse transient settings. Based on research in Indonesia, this book examines how talk plays an important role in mediating social relations in two urban spaces where linguistic and cultural diversity is the norm and where distinctions between newcomers and old timers changes regularly. How do people who do not share...

Second Water Utilities Data Book

Second Water Utilities Data Book