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Indonesia : law and society

Author: Timothy Lindsey
Publisher: Annandale, N.S.W. : Federation ; Cullompton : Willan [distributor], 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Indonesia Law and Society is the most comprehensive English language analysis of current Indonesian law. Contributors include leading scholars and lawyers from Indonesia, Europe, USA and Australia. Designed for use by both specialists and beginners, it offers a detailed insight into legal and social controversies in contemporary Indonesia, as well as a general introduction to its complex legal system."--BOOK JACKET.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Lindsey
ISBN: 9781862876927 1862876924 1862876606 9781862876606
OCLC Number: 191856110
Notes: Previous edition: 1999.
Description: xvii, 734 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The trajectory of law reform in Indonesia / Tim Lindsey and Mas Achmad Santosa --
Constitutional reform in Indonesia : muddling towards democracy / Tim Lindsey --
Between state and society : professional lawyers and reform in Indonesia / Daniel S. Lev --
Indonesian law reform, or, Once more into the breach : a brief institutional history / David K. Linnan --
Positivism and romanticism in Indonesian legal thought / David Bourchier --
Between crime and custom : extra-marital sex in modern Indonesian law / Sebastiaan Pompe --
Adat, conflict and reconciliation : the Kei Islands, Southeast Maluku / Craig Thorburn --
Decentralisation and legal reform in Indonesia : the pendulum effect / Leo Schmit --
Indonesian land law and administration / Jude Wallace --
Beyond dualism : land acquisition and law in Indonesia / Daniel Fitzpatrick --
Forest and mining legislation in Indonesia / Carolyn Marr --
Polygamy and mixed marriage in Indonesia : Islam and the marriage law in the courts / Simon Butt --
Legislating social change in an Islamic society : Indonesia's marriage law / Mark Cammack, Lawrence A. Young and Tim Heaton --
Indonesian Islamic banking in historical and legal context / Abdullah Saeed --
Islamic inheritance law in Indonesia : the influence of Jazairin's theory of bilateral inheritance / Mark Cammack --
Surat Sakti : the decline of the authority of judicial decisions in Indonesia / Simon Butt --
The importance of private law doctrine in Indonesia / Gary F. Bell --
Indonesia's national and local ombudsman reforms : salvaging a failed experiment? / Melissa Crouch --
Measuring up? : Indonesia's anti-corruption commission and the new corruption agenda / Stewart Fenwick --
The Bali bombing, East Timor trials and the Aceh Human Rights Court : retrospectivity, impunity and constitutionalism / Ross Clarke --
The legal framework of human rights in Indonesia / Jeff Herbert --
Gender and law reform in Indonesia : overcoming entrenched barriers / Nursyahbani Katjasungkana --
Culture, ideology and human rights : the case of Indonesia's code of criminal procedure / Daniel Fitzpatrick --
Legal responses to violence in post-Soeharto Indonesia / Jemma Purdey --
Labour law and practice in post-Soeharto Indonesia / Luke Arnold --
Contract and contract enforcement in Indonesia : an institutional assessment / Veronica Taylor --
Commercial law enforcement in Indonesia : the Manulife case / David K. Linnan --
Intellectual property in Indonesia : a problematic legal transplant / Simon Butt --
The Competition Commission : a new kind of player in Indonesia's legal system / John R. Davis.
Responsibility: editor Timothy Lindsey.


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