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Islam, Politics and Change : The Indonesian Experience after the Fall of Suharto (Paperback)

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The decades-long rule of President Suharto in Indonesia was ended by violent protests throughout the country in the spring of 1998. Following Suharto’s resignation, Indonesia successfully made the transition from an authoritarian state to a democracy, and this book explores the effects of that transformation on Islamic political organizations in Indonesia, which, for the first time in forty years, were legally allowed to campaign and promote their agenda. The contributors to this book consider the effects of these changes on the influence of orthodoxy and radicalism in Indonesian life and politics, the status of women, and the fate of religious minorities.
Number of Pages: 333
Genre: Political Science, History
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Debates on Islam and Society
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Language: English
Street Date: May 15, 2016
TCIN: 50629043
UPC: 9789087282387
Item Number (DPCI): 248-09-4300
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