This book deals with two major issues: how Indonesian NGOs survived under Suharto's authoritarian rule; and how NGOs contributed to the promotion of democracy in the post-Suharto era. If NGOs are to change from 'development' to 'movement' in democratic post-Suharto Indonesia, they must adjust not only their management and working style, but also their very ideology. This comprehensive study will be an important book for scholars interested in Asian studies, Indonesian politics and development studies.
The first and only English-language reference to the laws and regulations of the booming Indonesian mining sector
As the growing Indonesian mining industry attracts new investment from foreign mining companies, those companies are faced with the daunting challenge of unraveling the hugely confusing and complex plethora of local laws and regulations that govern the industry. Until now, there has been no comprehensive English-language guide to Indonesia's mining laws that western companies could turn to for reliable guidance and advice. This detailed reference fills that gap for the mining companies, advisors, and consultants who must navigate this confusing and growing web of regulation on a daily basis.
Ideal for professionals in the mining industry, as well as academics, government institutions, policy makers, and industry associations, Mining Law & Regulatory Practice in Indonesia is the perfect guide for an underserved market.
This two-volume series is ideal for learners who have acquired a basic knowledge of Bahasa Indonesia but wish to master its finer points. Selected and edited by well-known scholars of Indonesia, this series not only enables learners to read newspaper and books in Bahasa Indonesia but also to understand the colourful culture and lifestyle of the people of Nusantara. Essential Indonesian Reading: A Learner's Guide 1 provides 172 passages carefully chosen from Indonesian dailies. The instructive and often humourous passages introduce depict everyday situations that occur in different regions of Indonesia. Ample examples on the correct forms and usage of Bahasa Indonesia are given, providing a better appreciation of cultural nuances. These passages in the book highlight and explain the differences between Bahasa Melayu (Malay Language) and Bahasa Indonesia. Whether one is in Sumatra, Jakarta, Java or the outer islands, this book is an essential guide to help the vistor come to grips with the language and to communicate more effectively.