The Politics of Securitization in Democratic Indonesia

  • Yandry Kurniawan

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The book presents a novel analytical perspective on Indonesia’s security policies during its transition to democracy. Kunaiwan's analysis revolves around extraordinary measures and normal politics in response to the existential threat to the Indonesian state. This perspective is at the centre of the analysis which examines the process of securitization and desecuritization taken by the Indonesian government. This volume is essential reading for practitioners, students of Indonesian politics and researchers alike.


Indonesian Democratization Securitization theory Large-scale violent conflict Separatist movement Communal Conflict Indonesian government Desecuritization Security policies Democratic transition Martial Law Suharto Security turmoil Aceh Malaku Military Operation State of emergency Casual process tracing

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  • Yandry Kurniawan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of International RelationsUniversity of IndonesiaJawa BaratIndonesia

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