Aceh, Indonesia: Securing the Insecure State
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BeschreibungIn 1998, Indonesia exploded with both euphoria and violence after the fall of its longtime authoritarian ruler, Soeharto, and his New Order regime. This work analyzes how the Indonesian state has sustained itself through anxieties and insecurities generated by historical and human rights accounts of earlier violence.
PortraitElizabeth F. Drexler teaches anthropology at Michigan State University.
Pressestimmen"A needed critique of the often-romanticized vision of 'reconciliation through truth commissions' for nations caught up in historical cycles of violence."-Susan Rodgers, College of the Holy Cross "Elizabeth Drexler's sensitive treatment of Aceh's recent history is an invaluable contribution to the debate."-Goenawan Mohamad, author of Conversations with Difference "This book focuses on the legacy of state violence and its effects on truth and justice in a society where there is no possibility of exposing state violence... The primary story that Drexler relates so well is important well beyond the territory of Aceh. For anthropologists of Indonesia and for researchers interested in postconflict reconciliation and corruption, this is a thought-provoking, timely, and important book."-Robert W. Hefner, Boston University
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF PENNSYLVANIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2008
Seitenanzahl: 287 Seiten