Research Output per year
Ideology in post-authoritarian Indonesia
David has written on many aspects of Indonesian society and politics, with publications on law, labour, ideology, international relations, human rights and the military. Publications include "Habibie's Interregnum: Reformasi, Elections, Regionalism and the Struggle for Power" in Chris Manning and Peter van Diermen (eds) Indonesia in Transition: Social Aspects of Reformasi and Crisis (ISEAS, Singapore, 2000); "Conservative Political Ideology In Indonesia: A Fourth Wave?" in Lloyd Grayson and Luke Shannon (eds) Indonesia Today: Challenges of History (ISEAS, Singapore, 2001); and, together with Hamish McDonald, Desmond Ball, James Dunn, Gerry van Klinken, Douglas Kammen and Richard Tanter, Masters of Terror: Indonesia's Military and Violence in East Timor in 1999 (Australian National University, Canberra, 2002)
Research on law and politics led to publications including "The romance of adat in the Indonesian political imagination and the current revival” in Jamie Davidson and David Henley (eds) The Revival of Tradition in Indonesian Politics: The deployment of adat from colonialism to indigenism, Routledge, London and New York (2007) and “Positivism and Romanticism in Indonesian Legal Thought” in Timothy Lindsey (ed) Indonesia Law and Society, The Federation Press, Sydney (2008).
Research on ideology has been published in several chapters and articles, the most recent being "Two Decades of Ideological Contestation in Indonesia: From Democratic Cosmopolitanism to Religious Nationalism" in Journal of Contemporary Asia, DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1590620 and “Organicism in Indonesian political thought” in Megan Thomas, Murad Idris and Liegh Jenco (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Political Theory, Oxford University Press. Online December 2019. Print March 2020. 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190253752.013.39
His books include (with John Legge) Democracy in Indonesia, 1950s and 1990s; (with Vedi Hadiz) Indonesian Society and Politics: A Reader (Routledge-Curzon, London and New York, 2003) as well as the sole authored Dynamics of Dissent in Indonesia (Equinox, Jakarta 2010) and Illiberal Democracy in Indonesia: The idea of the family state (Routledge, London and New York, 2015).
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Research expertise keywords
- Indonesian ideology
- Indonesian history
- Southeast Asian politics
- Islamic creationism
- Indonesian society
- Indonesian politics
- History of political thought
- Indonesian law
- Indonesian military
Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paper › Chapter
Two Decades of Ideological Contestation in Indonesia: From Democratic Cosmopolitanism to Religious NationalismBourchier, D., Oct 2019, In : Journal of Contemporary Asia. 49, 5, p. 713-733 21 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article
Research output: Book/Report › Book
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