The Politics of Securitization in Democratic Indonesia (Hardcover)

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The book presents a novel analytical perspective on Indonesia's security policies during its transition to democracy. Kurniawan's analysis revolves around extraordinary measures and normal politics in response to the existential threat to the Indonesian state. This perspective is at the centre of the analysis which examines the process of securitization and desecuritization taken by the Indonesian government. This volume is essential reading for practitioners, students of Indonesian politics and researchers alike.

About the Author

Yandry Kurniawan is a Lecturer at the Department of International Relations, University of Indonesia. His research interests include maritime security in East Asia, security cooperation and institution in Southeast Asia, and democratization and security in Indonesia.

Product Details
ISBN: 9783319624815
ISBN-10: 3319624814
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: September 8th, 2017
Pages: 240
Language: English