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    Politics in Contemporary Indonesia
    Setiawan, KMP ; Tomsa, D (Routledge, 2022)
    In Politics in Contemporary Indonesia, Ken M.P. Setiawan and Dirk Tomsa analyse the most prominent political ideas, institutions, interests and issues that shape Indonesian politics today. Guided by the overarching question whether Indonesia still deserves its famous label as a ‘model Muslim democracy’, the book argues that the most serious threats to Indonesian democracy emanate from the fading appeal of democracy as a compelling narrative, the increasingly brazen capture of democratic institutions by predatory interests, and the narrowing public space for those who seek to defend the values of democracy. In so doing, the book answers the following key questions: • What are the dominant political narratives that underpin Indonesian politics? • How has Indonesia’s institutional framework evolved since the onset of democratisation in 1998? • How do competing political interests weaken or strengthen Indonesian democracy? • How does declining democracy affect Indonesia’s prospects for dealing with its main policy challenges? • How does Indonesia compare to other Muslim-majority states and to its regional neighbours? Up-to-date, comprehensive and written in an accessible style, this book will be of interest for both students and scholars of Indonesian politics, Asian Studies, Comparative Politics and International Relations.
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    Interviews with North Korean Defectors From Kim Shin-jo to Thae Yong-ho
    Im, I ; Il, L ; Zulawnik, A (Routledge, 2021)
    Originally compiled and written by North Korean defector and author Lim Il, this English-language edition, thoroughly annotated by Dr. Adam Zulawnik, is a fascinating collection of 34 interviews with highly prominent North Korean defectors ...
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    Transnational Civil Society in Asia The Potential of Grassroots Regionalization
    Avenell, S ; Ogawa, A ; Avenell, S ; Ogawa, A (Routledge, 2021)
    This edited volume addresses how transnational interactions among civil society actors in Asia and its sub-regions are helping to strengthen common democratic values and transform dominant processes of policymaking and corporate capitalism ...
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    New Frontiers in Japanese Studies
    Ogawa, A ; Seaton, P ; Ogawa, A ; Seaton, P (Routledge, 2020-04-02)
    Over the last 70 years, Japanese Studies scholarship has gone through several dominant paradigms, from ‘demystifying the Japanese’, to analysis of Japanese economic strength, to discussion of global interest in Japanese popular culture. This book assesses this literature, considering future directions for research into the 2020s and beyond. Shifting the geographical emphasis of Japanese Studies away from the West to the Asia-Pacific region, this book identifies topic areas in which research focusing on Japan will play an important role in global debates in the coming years. This includes the evolution of area studies, coping with aging populations, the various patterns of migration and environmental breakdown. With chapters from an international team of contributors, including significant representation from the Asia-Pacific region, this book enacts Yoshio Sugimoto’s notion of ‘cosmopolitan methodology’ to discuss Japan in an interdisciplinary and transnational context and provides overviews of how Japanese Studies is evolving in other Asian countries such as China and Indonesia. New Frontiers in Japanese Studies is a thought-provoking volume and will be of great interest to students and scholars of Japanese and Asian Studies.
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    Indonesia Menghadapi Perubahan Iklim; Vol 3: Perubahan Iklim: Krisis Sosial-Ekologis Dan Keadilan Iklim (Indonesia Facing Climate Change; Vol 3: Climate Change: Socio-Ecological Crisis and Climate Justice
    Reuter, T ; Nurbaya, S ; Masripatin, N ; Adiwibowo, S ; Sugandi, Y (Penerbit Buku Kompas/ Ministry of Environment and Forestry, 2019)
    Tampak jelas bahwa perubahan iklim merupakan tantangan global paling besar, paling urgen, multi-dimensi dan kompleks sehingga menuntut perubahan sosial yang radikal dan sistemik untuk mengatasinya. Sepanjang sejarah manusia modern di bumi belum pernah ada risiko dan ancaman yang begitu besar terhadap eksistensi, keberlanjutan dan peradaban manusia di bumi seperti sekarang ini. Seluruh cara hidup, pola pikir, etika, sikap dan perilaku kita terhadap alam; tindakan ekonomi seharihari hingga model pembangunan ekonomi yang kita gunakan, dan bahkan konsep kita tentang kesehatan dan kemajuan, perlu diperiksa ulang dari akar sampai ujung daun. Apabila kita tidak melakukan transformasi besar-besaran, maka gaya hidup yang berorientasi pada konsumsi, mekanistik, dan perusakan lingkungan hidup (ecocidal) yang diadopsi manusia atas nama modernitas dan kemajuan akan menghancurkan bumi dan penghuninya dalam waktu yang tidak lama lagi.
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    Indonesia Menghadapi Perubahan Iklim; Vol 2: Pembangunan Dan Emisi Gas Rumah Kaca Iklim (Indonesia Facing Climate Change; Vol 2: Development and Greenhouse Gas Emissions)
    Reuter, T ; Nurbaya, S ; Masripatin, N ; Reuter, T ; Adiwibowo, S ; Sugandi, Y (Penerbit Buku Kompas/ Ministry of Environment and Forestry, 2019)
    Planet bumi yang kita huni sekarang ini merupakan produk evolusi geologi yang membentang selama 4.500 juta tahun. Bumi baru dapat dihuni oleh makhluk hominid (bertulang punggung), mamalia, tumbuhan, dan hewan pada dua juta tahun lalu. Melalui ilmu biologi molekuler terungkap kemudian bahwa nenek moyang manusia (genus Homo) dengan penanda genetik (genetic marker) yang identik dengan manusia modern, telah hidup sejak 200.000 tahun silam. Namun hanya dalam 200 tahun terakhir—terhitung sejak Revolusi Industri—seluruh tatanan biosfer dan lansekap bumi manusia modern berubah drastis. Campur tangan manusia atau kekuatan antropogenik (anthropogenic forces) telah menggantikan kekuatan geologi (geological forces) yang telah berlangsung ribuan dan bahkan jutaan tahun sebelumnya. Meningkatnya temperatur global, kenaikan permukaan air laut, hilangnya keanekaragaman hayati, perairan laut dan sungai yang semakin tercemar, serta turunnya kelimpahan populasi spesies di darat dan di laut, menunjukkan hal ini.
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    Indonesia Menghadapi Perubahan Iklim; Vol 1: Urgensi, Politik & Tata Kelola Perubahan Iklim (Indonesia Facing Climate Change; Vol 1: Urgency, Policy and Climate Change Governance)
    Reuter, T ; Nurbaya, S ; Masripatin, N ; Adiwibowo, S ; Sugandi, Y ; Reuter, T (Penerbit Buku Kompas/ Ministry of Environment and Forestry, 2019)
    Sebagai anggota United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Indonesia mengikuti Conference of the Parties (COP) untuk pertama kalinya pada Konperensi ke-2 (1996), di Geneva, Switzerland. Saat itu wakil Indonesia yang tercantum secara resmi dalam Provisional List of Participants yang diterbitkan oleh UNFCCC (tanggal 5 Juni 1996), hanya seorang saja, yakni (alm) Prof. Manuel B. De Rozari, seorang akademisi dari IPB. Sejak COP ke-3 di Jepang di saat mana lahir Protokol Kyoto, peran Indonesia berangsur meningkat, sehingga tatkala dilaksanakan COP ke-24 (2019) di Katowice, Polandia, delegasi Indonesia jumlahnya mencapai 189 orang. Mereka mewakili berbagai Kementerian/Lembaga dan Pemerintah Daerah, LSM, asosiasi, pengusaha; serta termasuk diantaranya Menko Maritim, Menteri Lingkungan Hidup dan Kehutanan, Menteri Kelautan dan Perikanan, dan Menteri Perencanaan Pembangunan Nasional/ Kepala BAPPENAS. Tidak hanya itu, Indonesia bahkan pernah menggoreskan prestasi bersejarah karena berhasil mendorong para pihak menyepakati Bali Road Map dalam COP ke-13 di Bali pada Tahun 2007.
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    German Cultural Diplomacy in Indonesia: Building Cooperation in a Changing World
    Reuter, T (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, 2019)
    This study examines how Germany is engaged in Indonesia through its cultural diplomacy‐oriented institutions in the elds of education, science, culture and media. While the focus is on current activities, the history and likely future trends of the bilateral relation‐ ship are also explored.
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    Rumah Leluhur Kami: Kelebihdahuluan dan Dualisme dalam Masyarakat Bali Dataran Tinggi
    Reuter, T (Yayasan Obor, 2018)
    The 'Mountain Balinese' (Bali Aga) are an indigenous ethnic group whose principle homeland is the central highland region of Bali, Indonesia. While this small island has been the site of countless anthropological and historical studies and is renowned as a major destination for international tourism, foreign visitors have rarely caught more than a tantalising glimpse of the ancient culture and unique society of its mountain people. The following ethnographic account aspires to close this significant gap in our understanding of Balinese culture. In the course of exploring the thought and society of the Bali Aga, however, this book strives to advance also the comparative study of numerous other societies whose populations, like the Balinese, are speakers of Austronesian languages.