Islamism in Indonesia: Politics in the Emerging Democracy, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 9814279102
  • ISBN-13: 9789814279109
  • DDC: 322.109598
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
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  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released November 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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The fall of President Soeharto in May 1998 and the introduction of multi-party democracy by President BJ Habibie have unleashed religious parties (both Islamic and Christian) in Indonesian politics. This study shows that the Islamist agenda of the Islamist parties is overshadowed by their political pragmatism.