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Constitutional change and democracy in Indonesia

Author: Donald L Horowitz
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Series: Problems of international politics.
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"This is the story of how democracy became entrenched in the world's largest Muslim-majority country"--
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Horowitz, Donald L.
Constitutional change and democracy in Indonesia.
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012006880
(OCoLC)778828098
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald L Horowitz
ISBN: 9781107341876 1107341876
OCLC Number: 834129276
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 326 p.)
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. A distinctive path; 2. Democratization before renovation; 3. Creeping reform: reconfiguring the political infrastructure; 4. A game of inches; 5. Anomalies, ironies, regularities, and surprises; 6. The shape of the new system; 7. Low-quality democracy and its discontents; 8. Causes, consequence, and the consequences of consequences.
Series Title: Problems of international politics.
Responsibility: Donald L. Horowitz.

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