Key questions how did indonesia evolve from democracy

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Key Questions: How did indonesia evolve from democracy to authoritarianism to democracy again? What impact did these different Doesn’t have giant economy, but does have economic power and does have some military power
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May 10, 2016 Critical Junctures: Forcibly held within Indonesia nation or included in Unlike Maybe use Journeyman as a source Paper: Institutional solutions Democratic May 12, 2016: Question: What caused the violence to take place? Why was the violence so extensive? How does a social movement approach yield insights into what happened in Maluku (Moluccas)? How to stop this? Maybe best thing is to demilitarize the area and take it out? How to stop the riots? Who is responsible and who is behind the violence? Worship is safe with only armed guards Short term solution is increased military and police presence What is the long term solution? Was there violence among these communities before? Violence wasn’t there before, was always trying to alleviate tensions What caused the violence? Islamization Struggle for government jobs Impact of Migration Could see this as economic set of issues, migration amongst the islands to get away from violence but before was destabilizing peace by moving
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Van Klinken’s View (Pg. 7-8) 1. Urbanization 2. Tightening bureaucratic bonds between Jakarta and outlying regions 3. Growing corruption within the civil service 4. Increasing the interest in orthodox world religions 5. Politicization of religion 6. Changing religious balance 7. Increasing youthfulness of population Social Movement Approach from Dynamics of Contention: 1. An array of broad social change processes precede conflict 2. Each side attributes threats to other and/or opportunities to its own side 3. Organizations are created to deal with these threats or opportunities 4. Organizations engage in innovative collective action against the other side 5. Escalation of perceived uncertainty (van Klinken, pg. 7) May 17, 2016: Questions: How did East Timor and Irian Jaya (West Papua) become part of Indonesia? How did Aceh come to seek independence? How did relations with the Indonesian government and institutions shape the efforts to for secession and regional autonomy? Does autonomy succeed in reducing ethnic conflict, ethnic tensions, and secessionist demands?
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