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After the New Order: Space, Politics, and Jakarta

Abidin Kusno


This book explores the formation of populist urban programs in post-Suharto Jakarta and the cultural and political contradictions that have arisen as a result of the continuing influence of the Suharto-era's neoliberal ideology of development. Analyzing a spectrum of urban agendas from waterfront city to green environment and housing for the poor, the book deepens our understanding of the spatial mediation of power, the interaction between elite and populist urban imaginings, and how past ideologies are integral to the present even as they are newly reconfigured. The book examines the anxiety ... More

Keywords: urban programs, post-Suharto, Jakarta, waterfront city, green environment, poor housing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780824837457
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824837457.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Abidin Kusno, author
University of British Columbia