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Opposing Suharto: Compromise, Resistance, and Regime Change in Indonesia

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Opposing Suharto presents an account of democratization in the world's fourth most populous country, Indonesia. It describes how opposition groups challenged the long-time ruler, President Suharto, and his military-based regime, forcing him to resign in 1998. The book's main purpose is to explain how ordinary people can bring about political change in a repressive authorit ...more
Paperback, 344 pages
Published January 27th 2005 by Stanford University Press (first published 2005)
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Kate Walton
Apr 23, 2016 Kate Walton rated it really liked it
Very comprehensive analysis of all the different types of groups who opposed Suharto until his fall in 1998.

Rather dense, though. Took me three weeks to get through it.
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Oct 25, 2015 Paul Harper rated it it was amazing
I finally got around to finishing this book. A very good read. I would recommend it to Cambodia watchers given that the Hun Sen regime in many ways is a 'sultanistic regime'.
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Edward Aspinall is professor of politics at the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, Australian National University.
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