Book 1

Industrialization and Natural Resources

Industrialization and Natural Resources

Akatiga. 1997

Decentralization of Forest Administration in Indonesia

Decentralization of Forest Administration in Indonesia

CIFOR. 2006

Since the collapse of Soeharto’s New Order regime in May 1998, Indonesia’s national, provincial, and district governments have engaged in an intense struggle over how authority and the power embedded in it, should be shared. How this ongoing struggle over authority in the forestry sector will ultimately play out is of considerable significance due to the important role that Indonesia’s forests play in supporting rural livelihoods, generating economic revenues, and providing environmental...

The National Union Catalogs, 1963-

The National Union Catalogs, 1963-

Ten Years to Midnight

Ten Years to Midnight

Berrett-Koehler Publishers. 2020

“Shows how humans have brought us to the brink and how humanity can find solutions. I urge people to read with humility and the daring to act.” —Harpal Singh, former Chair, Save the Children, India, and former Vice Chair, Save the Children International In conversations with people all over the world, from government officials and business leaders to taxi drivers and schoolteachers, Blair Sheppard, global leader for strategy and leadership at PwC, discovered they all had surprisingly similar...

In Search of Middle Indonesia

In Search of Middle Indonesia

BRILL. 2014

The middle classes of Indonesia’s provincial towns are not particularly rich yet nationally influential. This book examines them ethnographically. Rather than a market-friendly, liberal middle class, it finds a conservative petty bourgeoisie just out of poverty and skilled at politics. Please note that Sylvia Tidey's article (pp. 89-110) will only be available in the print edition of this book (9789004263000).