Jul 02, 2022 Last Updated 4:52 AM, Jun 27, 2022

Youth Culture

The world's first street university

Street children are not social misfits. They are creative exiles from an oppressive state system, according to LAINE BERMAN and HARRIOTT BEAZLEY.

Writing on the wall

Remember the election last May? MAS SUJOKO was there and listened in to the people's vote, recorded on walls all over Yogyakarta.

Friends on the net

Networking sites are popular with young Indonesians

Speaking of sex

Ignoring teen sexuality only increases health risks

Youth Indonesian

Much more than just Indonesian without the grammar

Homicide and hip-hop

Bandung’s outspoken rap group

Girl culture on the big screen

No longer misfits, but far from gender warriors

Distro

Independent fashion moves from margins to mainstream

Illegal drags

Thrills and spills of Jakarta’s street races

Youth heroin use

How effective is the war on drugs?

Alleyway revelry

The ‘Gang’ approach to cross-cultural collaboration.

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