Indonesia is a semi-annual journal devoted to the timely study of Indonesia's culture, history, government, economy, and society. It features original scholarly articles, interviews, translations, and book reviews. Published since April 1966, the journal provides area scholars and interested readers with contemporary analyses of Indonesia and an extensive archive of research pertaining to the nation and region. The journal is published by Cornell University's Southeast Asia Program.

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Volume 84

Publication Date: October 2007

Editorial Note, Indonesia, Volume 84, (October 2007)

Table of Contents, Indonesia, Volume 84, (October 2007)

Local Elections and Autonomy in Papua and Aceh: Mitigating or Fueling Secessionism?

Marcus Mietzner; 1-39

Party-Candidate Relationships in Indonesian Local Politics: A Case Study of the 2005 Regional Elections in Gowa, South Sulawesi Province

Michael Buehler and Paige Tan; 41-69

Marginality and Opportunity in the Periphery: The Emergence of Gorontalo Province in North Sulawesi

Ehito Kimura; 71-95

Into the Whirlpool: The Second Part of Soetjipto’s Djalan Sampoerna

Soejtipto; 97-125

Van den Berg’s Essay on Muslim Clergy and the Ecclesiastical Goods in Java and Madura: A Translation

L. W. C. van den Berg; 127-159

Review Essay

From Russia with Love?

John T. Sidel; 161-172


Review of We Are Playing Relatives: A Survey of Malay Writing

Tony Day; 173-175

Review of Friction: An Ethnography of Global Connection

Andrew Willford; 177-182

Review of Riots, Pogroms, Jihad: Religious Violence in Indonesia

James T. Siegel; 183-186

Review of Pogroms, Jihad: Religious Violence in Indonesia

Arief Djati; 187-190

Review of A History of Modern Indonesia

Scott Schlossberg; 191-193

Review of The Changing World of Bali: Religion, Society, and Tourism

Lene Pedersen; 195-196

Contributors, Indonesia, Volume 84 (October 2007)

Erratum: Review of Indonesian Reformasi as Reflected in Law: Change and Continuity in Post-Suharto-Era Legislation on the Political System and Human Rights

Mark Cammack