, Reorganising power in Indonesia: The politics of oligarchy in an age of markets (London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2004); Jeffrey Winters, Oligarchy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011); Beyond oligarchy: Wealth, power and contemporary Indonesian politics, ed.
Another common practice in recent years has been an announcement of collaboration between BATAN and one of Indonesia's provincial governments, newly empowered in the era of post-Suharto decentralization of authority, such as the Bangka NPP proposal (Hadiz
For details, refer to Bertrand, 2004, and Bourchier & Hadiz
It is important to note that the New Order state was established with the bloodbath of the Communist and the Left (1), and enabled the state planners to be insulated from the demands of organised labour when charting development strategies (Hadiz
Its pervasive use is due to its perceived benefits, such as devolving powers to the grass roots level and empowering the locals to gain control over their development activities; and ensuring transparency and downward accountability of the government (Burki, Perry and Dillinger, 1999; Escobar-Lemmon, 2003; Hadiz
(eds), Indonesian Politics and Society (London and New York: Routledge Cursor, 2003).