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Electoral Politics and the Chinese in Post-Suharto Indonesia

Wu-Ling Chong

in Chinese Indonesians in Post-Suharto Indonesia: Democratisation and Ethnic Minorities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455997
eISBN:
9789888455508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455997.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter focuses on the involvement of Chinese Indonesians in electoral politics in post-Suharto Medan and Surabaya and how this intersects with their stereotypical position as businesspeople. ... More


Contemplating the Role of the Ethnic Chinese: Ethnic Politics, Criminality, and Civil Society in Post-Suharto Indonesia

Wu-Ling Chong

in Chinese Indonesians in Post-Suharto Indonesia: Democratisation and Ethnic Minorities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455997
eISBN:
9789888455508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455997.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter explains the objectives, theoretical framework, literature review, scope of research, methods of research, and chapterisation of this study. This study adopts a combination of Anthony ... More


A Short History of the Ethnic Chinese in Indonesia: Creating a ‘Pariah’ Class

Wu-Ling Chong

in Chinese Indonesians in Post-Suharto Indonesia: Democratisation and Ethnic Minorities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455997
eISBN:
9789888455508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455997.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter explores the origins of the ambivalent position of ethnic Chinese in Indonesia. Historically, the Chinese have their ancestral roots in China and do not have particular regions in ... More


Conclusion

Wu-Ling Chong

in Chinese Indonesians in Post-Suharto Indonesia: Democratisation and Ethnic Minorities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455997
eISBN:
9789888455508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455997.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter provides an analysis and summary of the active role of ethnic Chinese in reproducing and perpetuating their ambivalent position as well as in shaping Indonesia’s political, business, and ... More


Chinese Indonesians in Post-Suharto Indonesia: Democratisation and Ethnic Minorities

Wu-Ling Chong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455997
eISBN:
9789888455508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455997.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book examines the complex situation of ethnic Chinese Indonesians in post-Suharto Indonesia, focusing on Chinese in two of the largest Indonesian cities, Medan and Surabaya. The fall of Suharto ... More


The Island of Bangka

Margaret Kartomi

in Musical Journeys in Sumatra

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036712
eISBN:
9780252093821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036712.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the performing arts of four main musico-lingual groups in Bangka, South Sumatra: the Malays, the Suku Lom forest-dwellers, the Suku Sekak sea-boat-dwellers, and the Chinese ... More


Indonesia: Inherent Weakness and Increasing Leverage

Robert R. Bianchi

in China and the Islamic World: How the New Silk Road is Transforming Global Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190915285
eISBN:
9780190915315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915285.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

With Indonesia, the Chinese are doubly vulnerable. Racial and religious prejudice against Indonesians of Chinese descent threatens both government and private business deals. At the same time, ... More


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