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A Doll from India, Mr. Mahmud, and the Elvis of Indonesia

Andrew N. Weintraub

in Dangdut Stories: A Social and Musical History of Indonesia's Most Popular Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395662
eISBN:
9780199863549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395662.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

This chapter traces in musicological detail the historical connection between dangdut and orkes Melayu of the 1950s and 1960s in the urban environments of Jakarta and Surabaya. The chapter discusses ... More


After the New Order: Space, Politics, and Jakarta

Abidin Kusno

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837457
eISBN:
9780824871017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837457.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book explores the formation of populist urban programs in post-Suharto Jakarta and the cultural and political contradictions that have arisen as a result of the continuing influence of the ... More


Green Governmentality

Abidin Kusno

in After the New Order: Space, Politics, and Jakarta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837457
eISBN:
9780824871017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837457.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the efforts of activists, architects, middle-class residents, as well as municipal officers of Jakarta to provide more open green spaces for the city. In particular, it ... More


The Coast and the Last Frontier

Abidin Kusno

in After the New Order: Space, Politics, and Jakarta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837457
eISBN:
9780824871017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837457.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter demonstrates the incorporation of Jakarta coastal area into a new waterfront city, which became the last frontier for the exploitation of urban resources. Two thousand seven hundred ... More


Contested Religious Space in Jakarta: Negotiating Politics, Capital, and Ethnicity

Chang-Yau Hoon

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the contestation of religious space in Jakarta as it relates to politics, capital, and ethnicity. Indonesia is known for its religious pluralism. The Indonesian Constitution ... More


The Order of Messiness: Notes from an Indonesian City

Abidin Kusno

in Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208333
eISBN:
9789888313471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208333.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Historically the non-European quarters in any colonized Asian cities have been depicted as messy and disorderly. Post-World War II cities of the Global South are seen as messy and subject to ... More


The Nation-State and the City Hall

Abidin Kusno

in After the New Order: Space, Politics, and Jakarta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837457
eISBN:
9780824871017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837457.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter outlines the spatial representation of the city hall in Jakarta. The structure is a symbol of civic autonomy embodied in the urban “public” space. While adorned with iconographic as well ... More


Researching Modernism

Abidin Kusno

in After the New Order: Space, Politics, and Jakarta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837457
eISBN:
9780824871017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837457.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the first Pameran Karya Arsitektur Indonesia (Indonesian Architectural Exhibition) held in Taman Ismail Marzuki (TIM), Jakarta. During the event, there were extraordinary ... More


Housing the Margin

Abidin Kusno

in After the New Order: Space, Politics, and Jakarta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837457
eISBN:
9780824871017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837457.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter narrates the events surrounding the Second National Congress of Housing and Settlement held at the Hotel Bidakara, Jakarta. Attended by some 1,500 people from various parts of Indonesia, ... More


Jakarta, Drawing the City Near

AbdouMaliq Simone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816693351
eISBN:
9781452949611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693351.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

By examining the ways in which the central city of Jakarta continues to accommodate different practices of life and types of residents, the book attempts to reframe the conventional discussion and ... More


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