Indonesia: Democracy and the Promise of Good Governance, 1st Edition

  • G. Tyler Miller President, Earth Education and Research
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  • ISBN-10: 9812304673
  • ISBN-13: 9789812304674
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 208 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Discusses the challenge of democratic reform in Indonesia and what impact it will have on Indonesia and the surrounding region.

Table of Contents

Cover Page.
Half Title.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Tables and Figures.
List of Contributors.
1: Forming and Reforming the Architecture of Governance.
2: Indonesia's Constitutional Change Reviewed.
3: Electoral and Political Party Reform.
4: Tracing the Progress of Local Governments Since Decentralisation.
5: The Roles of Government.
6: The State and the Market in Democratic Indonesia.
7: Government and Private Business: Rents, Representation and Collective Action.
8: Muslim Politics in Indonesia's Democratisation: The Religious Majority and the Rights of Minorities in the Post-New Order Era.
9: Children, Welfare and Protection: A New Policy Framework?.
10: The Institutions of Government.
11: The Civil Service: Towards Efficiency, Effectiveness and Honesty.
12: The Constitutional Court's Decision in the Dispute Between the Supreme Court and the Judicial Commission: Banishing Judicial Accountability?.
Indonesia Update Series.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

G. Tyler Miller

G. Tyler Miller has written 65 textbooks for introductory courses in environmental science, basic ecology, energy and environmental chemistry. Since 1975, his books have been the most widely used textbooks for environmental science in the United States and throughout the world. Translated into eight languages, they have been used by more than 3 million students. Dr. Miller has a professional background in chemistry, physics and ecology. He taught college for 20 years, developed one of the nation's first environmental studies programs and created an innovative interdisciplinary undergraduate science program before deciding to write environmental science textbooks full time in 1975. Now Dr. Miller is president of Earth Education and Research, which is devoted to improving environmental education. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia and received two honorary doctoral degrees for his contributions to environmental education.