Muslim politics and democratisation in Indonesia.

  • 68 Pages
  • 0.75 MB
  • English

Monash Asia Institute , Clayton, Vic
Islam and state -- Indonesia., Islam and politics -- Indonesia., Democracy -- Indonesia., Indonesia -- Politics and government -- 20th cen
SeriesAnnual Indonesia lecture series -- no. 28, Annual Indonesian lecture series -- 28.
ContributionsAssyaukanie, Luthfi, 1967-, Hefner, Robert W., 1952-, Azra, Azyumardi., Monash Asia Institute.
LC ClassificationsJQ776 .M87 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 68 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23007765M
ISBN 10187692442X
ISBN 139781876924423
LC Control Number2008425010

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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Civil Islam: Muslims and Democratization in Indonesia (Princeton 5/5(1).

"There is no better voice or book. Robert Hefner's Civil Society is a masterful and compelling account of Muslim politics in contemporary Indonesia."—John L. Esposito, Director, Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding: History and International Affairs, Edmund A.

Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. Indonesia is a vast and diverse entity of land and sea. It also has a complex history of radicalism, separatism, and rebellion. In fact, numerous scholars have periodically flagged Muslim politics and democratisation in Indonesia.

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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. About: Delphine Allès, Transnational Islamic Actors and Indonesia's Foreign Policy, Routledge - Indonesia is known to be the most-populated Muslim-majority country in the world.

With an interdisciplinary perspective, Delphine Allès' book highlights the roots and continuities of the influence of Islam in political and foreign policy developments of contemporary : Tuty Raihanah Mostarom.

In this updated paperback edition, Dale Eickelman and James Piscatori explore how the politics of Islam play out in the lives of Muslims throughout the world. They discuss how recent events such as September 11 and the war in Iraq have contributed to reshaping the political and religious landscape of Muslim-majority countries and Muslim communities 5/5(1).

MUSLIM POLITICS AND DEMOCRACY The Case of Indonesia Olle Törnquist The University of Oslo, Norway Abstract: This article tries to scrutinize the complexity of dealing with the attempts at crafting democracy in In-donesia.

It relates the issue of deploying religion among Muslim actors with the issue of state-market power-relations. Civil Islam tells the story of Islam and democratization in Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim nation.

movement emerged, strengthened, and played a central role in the overthrow of the Soeharto regime. InMuslim leader Abdurrahman Wahid was elected President of a reformist, civilian government.

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Processes of democratisation and the struggle for democracy have been a significant characteristic of political developments in most parts of the world during the last decade.

This study examines the impact of these events on the mind and actions of those who struggle for democracy in Indonesia/5(16). 'The world's largest Muslim-majority country, Indonesia's success at transitioning to democracy has perplexed students of comparative Muslim politics - as has the tendency for Indonesian democracy to show a decidedly non-liberal attitude toward matters of religious by: Harold Crouch, 'Indonesia' in Mohammed Ayoob (eds) (), The Politics of Islamic Reassertion, Croom Helm: London, p.

; See also Robert W. Hefner, 'Islam Author: Supriyanto Abdi. This superb book should be read by anyone interested in the ideas at stake in Indonesia and the varied contests animating modern Muslim politics everywhere.’ — Robert W.

Hefner, Director, Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs, and author, Civil Islam: Muslims and Democratization in Indonesia. Few subjects in the Muslim world in the late s commanded the attention of analysts and policy makers as much as Islam's compatibility with democracy, and few countries aroused more interest than Indonesia.

— The Muslim World Book Review ‘Anne Wolf provides a comprehensive account of the evolution of the political party in both its activities and ideology, which is essential to understanding the role of political Islam in Tunisia and comprehending its enduring role elsewhere in the Middle East an important and detailed history’— The.

Book Description. Muslim Democracy explores the relationship between politics and religion in forty-seven Muslim-majority countries, focusing especially on those with democratic experience, such as Indonesia and Turkey, and drawing comparisons.

This article tries to scrutinize the complexity of dealing with the attempts at crafting democracy in In­donesia. It relates the issue of deploying religion among Muslim actors with the issue of state-market power-relations.

With regard to the failing attempts of democra­tization, the writer argues that the problem does not lie with religion and Islam as such, but with demo­cratisation that.

Democratization (or democratisation) is the transition to a more democratic political regime, including substantive political changes moving in a democratic may be the transition from an authoritarian regime to a full democracy, a transition from an authoritarian political system to a semi-democracy or transition from a semi-authoritarian political system to a democratic.

The Islamization of politics in Indonesia after presents an underexplored puzzle: why has there been a rise in the number of shari'a laws despite the electoral decline of Islamist parties.

Michael Buehler presents an analysis of the conditions under which Islamist activists situated outside formal party politics may capture and exert Cited by: No idea has had so profound an influence on the refiguration of Muslim politics in modern Indonesia as has nationalism.

In the first decades of this century Muslim leaders shifted their sights away from earlier dreams of resurrecting a pan-Islamic polity toward the goal of a multiethnic nation coincident with the territorial borders of the Dutch East Indies.¹ Still today.

Although Indonesia's transition to democracy holds out the promise of good governance, this cannot be taken for granted — as the recent military takeover in Thailand shows. This book is about the challenge of making democracy work in Asia's third-largest nation.

Table of Contents. Muslim Politics in Indonesia’s Democratisation: The Cited by: Local Power and Politics in Indonesia: Decentralisation and Democratisation Edward Aspinall and Greg Fealy, editors Singapore / Institute of Southeast Asain Studies / Indonesia’s Population: Ethnicity and Religion in a Changing Political Landscape Leo Suryadinata, Evi N.

Arifin, and Aris Ananta, editors. The politics of Indonesia take place in the framework of a presidential representative democratic republic whereby the President of Indonesia is both head of state and head of government and of a multi-party system.

Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the two People's Representative Councils. Civil Islam book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Civil Islam tells the story of Islam and democratization in Indonesia, t /5.

Abstract. The ending of the authoritarian New Order regime in Indonesia in was an opportunity for people to imagine a different state. 1 The free general elections created the first opportunity since the s for a majority Muslim population to participate effectively in electoral politics as Muslims and to create their preferred state.

Several large parties officially Cited by: 1. This book, written by leading democracy experts and scholars of Indonesia, presents a sorely needed study of the inner workings of Indonesia's political system, and its interactions with society.

Combining careful case studies with an eye to the big picture, it is an indispensable guide to democratic Indonesia, its achievements, shortcomings Cited by: Indonesian Politics and Society: A Reader David Bourchier and Vedi Hadiz, editors London and New York / RoutledgeCurzon / F or many years an essential work for students and indeed teachers of Indonesian politics, both those with a reading knowledge of Indonesian as well as those from other fields, was Herb Feith and Lance Castles’ classic text, Indonesian Political.

strength of secularist varieties of liberal Islam in Indonesia. Though the book’s introduction and conclusion have a few pronouncements of this sort, the book’s core chapters are original, careful, and impressively far-ranging.

On these grounds alone this stands as a must -read book for all who work on Muslim politics in Indonesia. Religion and Democratization is a comparative study of democratization in Muslim and Catholic societies.

It explores the nature and impact of religiously friendly democratization processes, which institutionally favor a religion of state and allow religious political parties to contest elections.

The book argues that religiously friendly democratization transforms both the. And that was the beginning of my re-education into the culture, politics and ethics of Muslim Indonesia. And I think that basic lesson is very much generalisable to other parts of the world. GB: We could speak with Professor Hefner for hours but our time is over.

So thank you very much for joining us, Professor, at the Religious Studies : Thomas Coleman III.Democratic Transition in the Muslim World captures part of the story, as it puts too much emphasis on Ennahda’s positive attitudes and leaves little analysis or space to its secular foes.

It is slightly unbalanced for a book claiming to cover democratisation in the entire Islamic world, as Tunisia and Egypt receive most of the attention.nahdlatul ulama and democratisation in indonesia a dissertation submitted to master of human rights and democratisation (asia pacific) of university of sydney and university of gadjah mada in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of human rights and democratisation by kalyan bhakta mathema j