Indonesian Politics in Crisis: The Long Fall of Suharto, 1996-98

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Stefan Eklof
1999

Despite a severe economic crisis, social unrest and growing pressure for political change in Indonesia, President Suharto’s hold on power seemed secure. Recent events have proved this otherwise. By describing the unfolding events since 1996, tracing the economic and social background, analysing the government’s response and evaluating the actors most likely to shape Indonesia’s future, this study provides key insights for understanding current and imminent processes of political change in Indonesia.

Indonesian Politics in Crisis: The Long Fall of Suharto, 1996-98