1st Edition

The Politics of Economic Development in Indonesia Contending Perspectives

Edited By Vedi Hadiz Copyright 1997
    304 Pages
    by Routledge

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    Despite increased Western interest in Indonesian economic growth, domestic interpretations remain largely unknown outside Indonesia and have rarely been available in English. Translating key speeches and articles from the political debates surrounding Indonesian economic development, the authors present and analyse trends in development thinking by leading Indonesian figures over the last thirty years.

    Introduction–My thanks to David Bourchier, Stephen Frost, William Liddle and Paul Tickell for their comments on an earlier version of this Introduction., Ian Chalmers; Part 1 The phase of economic reconstruction; Chapter 1 The pragmatic technocrats; Chapter 2 The ‘society-first’ critics; Part 2 The phase of burgeoning economic nationalism; Chapter 3 The rise of statist-nationalism; Chapter 4 The liberal critique; Chapter 5 The populist critique; Part 3 Current Controversies; Chapter 6 Economic liberalism; Chapter 7 The continued appeal to statist-nationalism; Chapter 8 The revival of the populist critique; Chapter 9 Pribumi-Chinese relations; Chapter 10 The economic democracy debate;


    Ian Chalmers, Vedi R. Hadiz