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Indonesia since 1998

(see also Indonesia: Acheh, Indonesia: West Papua, Indonesia: Moluccas, Indonesia: Celebes, Indonesia: Bali, Indonesia: Kalimantan, Indonesia: Women, US & Indonesia & East Timor)

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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile.

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators.

World Guide.

On the Web: Articles

Who Killed Munir? Rich Bowden, Worldpress (12/24/04). Life's work and assassination in 9/04 of Indonesia's leading human right activist, little noticed by world press.

US Underwriting Terrorism? Conn Hallinan, Foreign Policy in Focus [AntiWar.com] (9/18/04).

US Targets Terrorist Hub, Mark Baker, Sydney Morning Herald (10/12/01). Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia identified as regional terrorist hub by US.

Attack Altering Politics Across Southeast Asia, Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Washington Post (10/11/01)
Governments are being challenged on their decisions to support US war on terrorism.

Anti-US Demonstrations Sweep Indonesia, Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Washington Post (10/10/01). Radical Muslims protest war US war against Afghanistan.

Internal Conflict in Indonesia: Causes, Symptoms & Sustainable Resolution. Chris Wilson, Australian Parliamentary Library (8/7/01). Discussion of Aceh, Maluku, Irian Jaya & Kalimantan.

On the Web: Specialized Sites

East Timor Action Network (US).

Human Rights Watch: Indonesia.

Imparsial. Indonesian human rights monitor.

Indonesia Alert!. Supporting the struggle for democracy in Indonesia.

Indonesia Human Rights Network.

Indonesia News.

Jakarta Post.

Kontras. Monitors "disappearance" of citizens.

Tapol (Indonesian Human Rights Campaign).

In the Library: Articles

Berrigan, Frida. "The daughter's generals," In These Times (10/15/01):4-5. Megawati & US military connection.

Chandrasekaran, Rajiv. "Anti-US demonstrations sweep Indonesia," Washington Post (10/10/01).

Charlé, Suzanne. "Banning is banned," Nation (10/5/98):15-19. Student movement vs. Habibie government.

__________. "Into Indonesia next?" Nation (2/11/02):6-7.

Chomsky, Noam. "Indonesia: master card in Washington’s hand," Indonesia 66 (10/98):1-6.

Cockburn, Alexander. "Take this prize & shove it," Nation (2/25/02):8. On labor leader Dita Sari & the Reebok Human Rights award.

Hadiz, Vedi R. "Reformasi total: labor after Suharto," Indonesia 66 (10/98):109-26.

Murphy, Dan. “Who’s radicalizing Indonesia’s schools?” Christian Science Monitor (9/16/03):7-8.

Phillips, Joshua E.S. "We are like lions," Progressive (10/99):29-30. On labor activist Dita Indah Sari, released after more than three years in prison.

Rinaldo, Rachel. "Here we go again: US considers renewing military ties to Indonesia," In These Times (5/13/02):3-4.

Rothschild, Matthew. "Pramoedya Ananta Toer [interview],"Progressive (10/99):31-33.

Sidel, John T. "Macet Total: logics of circulation & accumulation in the demise of Indonesia’s New Order," Indonesia 66 (10/98):159-97.

Siegel, James T. "Early thoughts on the violence of May 13 & 14, 1998 in Jakarta," Indonesia 66 (10/98):75-108.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Bourchier, David & Vedi Hadiz. Indonesian Politics & Society: A Reader (NY: Routledge, 2001).

Emmerson, Donald K. (ed.) Indonesia Beyond Suharto (Armonk NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1999).

Gunn, Geoffrey C. New World Hegemony in the Malay World (Lawrenceville NJ: Red Sea, 2000).

LaBotz, Dan. Made in Indonesia: Indonesian Workers Since Suharto (Boston: South End, 2001).

McCormick, Indra. Women as Political Actors in Indonesia's New Order (Center for Southeast Asian Studies Working Papedr 123; Victoria: Monash U., 2003).

Schwarz, Adam. A Nation in Waiting: Indonesia’s Search for Stability (Boulder CO, 1999).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Viva Indonesia" [2001], dir. Aryo Danusiri, 90m. Neo-realist stories set in five Indonesian regions.

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