Jun 30, 2022 Last Updated 4:52 AM, Jun 27, 2022

Society

From jungkies to jihad

Drug use in Indonesia is a complex issue

Writing at sexuality's margins

A novel by a Yogyakarta writer breaks new ground in discussing sexuality

Women's voices in the arts

Women’s movement activists and artists unite

NGO theatre in the post New Order

Collaboration between artists and activists is producing new initiatives

Women in trade unions

No big gains for women workers

Alliances against globalisation

New alliances are formed against the IMF and foreign debt

Twenty years of community

Inside Indonesia’s 20th anniversary celebrations go off with a bang!

What is Australian for es cendol?

Empowering Indonesian women in Sydney through cookery classes

Reconciling NU and the PKI

An Interview with Pak Imam Aziz, Program Coordinator, Syarikat

Reforming pesantren

While reform of Islamic education is necessary, secularisation is not

Critical studies

A thriving Asian studies is integral to a critical liberal humanities program

No money, no worry

Islamic civil society in Indonesia has a great role to play in community development

Insecurity for NGOs

Western security agendas have shifted donor priorities, forcing NGOs to rethink their own agendas

War of words

Journalists covering the conflict in Aceh were embedded in a fierce propaganda war

Cops and kids

Indonesian police reveal their soft spot

An urban tale

Strange companions in Jakarta's Jalan Jaksa

Ethnic stereotyping by politicians

Ethnic stereotyping by local politicians in Lombok fails to please all

Reviving Malayness

Searching for a new dominant ethnic identity

A fair go for all

Taking a legal approach to fighting discrimination

Blood or money?

Ethnicity now plays a role in local politics in South Sumatra but money still rules

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