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    The amalgamation of Malagasy
    Adelaar, KAA ; Bowden, J ; Himmelmann, NP ; Ross, M (Pacific Linguistics Publishers, 2010)
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    The comparative method in Austronesian linguistics
    Adelaar, K ; Klein, J ; Joseph, B ; Fritz, M ; Wenthe, M (Mouton de Gruyter, 2017)
    This book presents the most comprehensive coverage of the field of IndoEuropean Linguistics in a century, focusing on the entire Indo-European family and treating each major branch and most minor languages. The collaborative work of 120 scholars from 22 countries, Handbook of Comparative and Historical Indo-European Linguistics combines the exhaustive coverage of an encyclopedia with the in-depth treatment of individual monographic studies.
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    On the History of Malagasy Terms for Human Body Parts
    Adelaar, A ; Sikorsky, VV ; Pogadaev, VA (IAAS Moscow Lomonosov State University, 2019)
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    Who were the first Malagasy, and what did they speak?
    Adelaar, A ; Acri, A ; Blench, R ; Landmann, A (Institute of South East Asian Studies, 2017-01-01)
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    Local and Regional Initiatives for Sustainable Food Systems in Indonesia
    Reuter, T ; Macrae, G ; Oosterbeek, L ; Caron, L (Instituto Terra e Memória, 2019)
    Limited supply, increasing demand, environmental change and inequality are major drivers of a looming global food security crisis, and Indonesia is among 30 most at risk countries. Since the 1960s Indonesia has industrialised agriculture, following the advice of the global bio-tech research complex, corporations and development agencies. There is, however, an alternative approach, favoured by local grassroots organisations, NGOs and many researchers; of moral economy-based solutions grounded in communal solidarity, small-scale production, local knowledge and direct distribution networks. To illustrate the viability of this alternative, the paper explores new farmers’ initiatives that provide high-yield, high-quality, low-cost food with ecologically and socially responsible methods. Using ‘symbiotic cooperation’ strategies founded upon a moral economy ethos, they protect farmer livelihoods and vulnerable consumers. The case studies presented contribute toward a model for a worldwide transition to socially and ecologically sustainable regional food systems.
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    World Council of Anthropological Associations (WCAA)
    Reuter, T ; Callan, H (John Wiley & Sons, 2018-10-05)
    Since the early twentieth century, countless modern anthropological studies have paid tribute to the richness of cultural diversity across societies, as well as highlighting some of the existential conditions we all share as human beings. The discipline has not been able to serve as an undistorted mirror of this unity in diversity, however, because scholars from a few privileged nations have dominated the process of anthropological knowledge construction over most of this period of time. The World Council of Anthropological Associations was founded to overcome this deficit by providing a global platform for free communication and democratic participation in the spirit of a new “world anthropologies” paradigm.
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    Remembering Suffering and Survival: Sites of Memory on Buru
    Setiawan, K ; McGregor, K ; Melvin, J ; Pohlman, A (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
    Survivors and their families have remembered the events of 1965 and the related suffering of persons targeted in the violence in complex ways. In the absence of state recognition of the suffering of victims of 1965, survivors and families have had to pass on their memories in personal ways making their own meanings of these sites of terror within families and communities of former political prisoners. This chapter considers this process in terms of memories of imprisonment on the remote eastern Indonesian island of Buru.
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    Diversity of Indian Identity in Multicultural Melbourne
    Lakha, S ; Stevenson, M ; Dhanji, S ; Bilimoria, P ; Bapat, J ; Hughes, P (Manticore Press, 2019-02-17)
    This book covers the theory of diaspora, the historical development of the Indian communities in Australia since the late 19th century to the present times, current practices and statistical profiles of Hindus and Sikhs in Australia, and diasporic connections.
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    Making Spaces in Malaysia: Women's Rights and New Muslim Religiosities
    Stivens, M ; Cesari, J ; Casanova, J (Oxford University Press, 2017)
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    The Human Rights Courts: Embedding Impunity
    Setiawan, K ; Crouch, M (Cambridge University Press, 2019-09-30)
    This chapter critically examines the development of the Indonesian Human Rights Courts that were established following the fall of authoritarianism. Intended to address past and present cases of gross human rights abuses, the Courts have attracted strong criticism for failing to hold perpetrators accountable. This is widely regarded as a consequence of the influence of powerful political actors resistant towards human rights reform. This chapter seeks to deepen the understanding of the gap between the goals of the Human Rights Courts and their actual performance, through a socio-political analysis of law and legal institutions. Using Daniel S. Lev’s concept of legal culture, this chapter will argue that while the Human Rights Courts represent a shift in procedure, legal values have not changes legal values consistent with human rights principles embedded in law. This means that while human rights have been made part of the legal and judicial system, the Human Rights Courts have been unable to shape understandings of rights in a way that is conducive to human rights reform, instead embedding impunity for the security forces.