Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

The Politics of Contemporary IndonesiaWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101405.2

Discipline: SOCIETY AND CULTURE NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Steven Drakeley


Equivalent Units
100263 - Indonesia: Revolution to Reform, 100881 - Politics of Contemporary Indonesia.

Teaching Periods
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About this Unit
This unit investigates the far-reaching political and social changes underway in Indonesia, Australia's closest and most important Asian neighbour. It studies in depth the turbulent period since the 1998 overthrow of Soeharto, paying particular attention to the dramatic struggle for political reform against efforts to preserve much of the status quo. The unit examines the far-reaching constitutional reforms implemented since 2000 and the accompanying new political structure that is emerging. Indonesia's status as an emerging democracy is a particular focus of the unit against the backdrop of challenges such as economic crisis, Islamist terror, separatist pressures, and endemic corruption.


Courses
1688.2Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING


Specialisations

KP1000.1HumanitiesCONTINUING
M1006.1Asian Studies and International RelationsCONTINUING
M1009.1History, Politics and PhilosophyCONTINUING
M1032.1Asian Studies and International RelationsCONTINUING
M1033.1History and Political ThoughtCONTINUING
SM1002.1Asian Studies and International RelationsCONTINUING
SM1005.1History, Politics and PhilosophyCONTINUING
SM1041.1History and Political ThoughtCONTINUING
SM1042.1Asian Studies and International RelationsCONTINUING




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