Book launch | Democracy for sale: Elections, clientelism, and the state in Indonesia | Ward Berenschot
04/06/2019 @ 15:30 - 17:00
This book launch at the University of Amsterdam will discuss a new book on Indonesia’s democracy as well as reflect on the outcome of Indonesia’s national elections held on 17 April. See also the book launch/seminar in Leiden on 9 May.
Written on the basis of extensive fieldwork and survey research, Democracy for Sale provides an insider account of Indonesia’s democracy. Edward Aspinall and Ward Berenschot assess the informal networks and political strategies that shape access to power and privilege in the messy political environment of contemporary Indonesia.