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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


Opening Up the Chinese Socio-cultural Sphere: The Ambivalence of Increasing Visibility

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/9789888455997.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the opening up of the Chinese socio-cultural sphere in post-Suharto Medan and Surabaya. Chinese Indonesians who strongly support Chinese ethnic and cultural identities have made ... More


Local Ethnic Chinese Business

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/9789888455997.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter explores the illegal or semi-legal means Chinese Indonesian businesspeople tend to adopt to gain and protect their business and personal interests in the post-Suharto era. These business ... More


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


Another Fine Mess: Urban Property in Medan

Christian Lund

in Nine-Tenths of the Law: Enduring Dispossession in Indonesia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300251074
eISBN:
9780300255560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300251074.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter studies three neighborhoods in Medan to map out the contentious patterns of legalization of urbanizing land. The city's expansion has largely taken place on land that was once under ... More


Ethnic Riots and Other Myths

Andrew C. Willford and S. Nagarajan

in Tamils and the Haunting of Justice: History and Recognition in Malaysia's Plantations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824838942
eISBN:
9780824869649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838942.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines what was described as the worst “ethnic rioting” in Malaysia in decades. In 2001, Malays and Indians clashed in an area known as Kampung Medan. Many analysts, academics, and ... More


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