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Author Roberts, Christopher, 1975- author

Title Indonesia's ascent : power, leadership, and the regional order / Christopher Roberts, University of New South Wales, Australia, Ahmad D. Habir, Strategic Asia, Indonesia, Leonard C. Sebastian, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Published Houndsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, [2015]
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Series Critical studies of the Asia-Pacific
Critical studies of the Asia Pacific series.
Contents 1. Ascending Indonesia: Signficance And Conceptual Foundations; Christopher B. Roberts And Leonard C. Sebastian -- 2. Leadership And Dependency: Indonesia's Regional And Global Role, 1945-75; Sue Thompson -- 3. The Economy In Indonesia's Ascent: Making Sense Of It All; Satish Mishra -- 4. Yudhoyono's Third Way: Muslim Democracy, National Stability, And Economic Development In Indonesia; Mark S. Williams -- 5. Key Security Fault Lines: Unresolved Issues And New Challenges; Bob Lowry -- 6. Democratic Achievement And Policy Paralysis: Implications For Indonesia's Continued Ascent; Stephen Sherlock -- 7. Politics, Security And Defense In Indonesia: The Pursuit Of Strategic Autonomy; Iis Gindarsah And Adhi Priamarizki -- 8. The Foreign Policy Nexus: National Interests, Political Values And Identity; Avery Poole -- 9. Indonesia And International Institutions: Treading New Territory; Yulius P. Hermawan And Ahmad D. Habir -- 10. Indonesia-Australia Relations: Progress, Challenges And Potential; Christopher B. Roberts And Ahmad D. Habir -- 11. The Middle Power Moment: A New Basis For Cooperation Between Indonesia And Australia?; Mark Beeson And Will Lee -- 12. Key Intra-Asean Bilateral Relationships: Opportunities And Challenges; Yongwook Ryu -- 13. Indonesian Leadership In Asean: Mediation, Agency And Extra-Regional Diplomacy; Christopher B. Roberts And Erlina Widyaningsih -- 14. Indonesia Among The Powers: Will Asean Still Matter To Indonesia?; See Seng Tan -- 15. Beyond The Archipelagic Outlook: The Law Of The Sea, Maritime Security And The Great Powers; Leonard C Sebastian, Ristian Atriandi Supriyanto, And I Made Andi Arsana -- 16. 'Consensual' Regional Hegemony, Pluralist-Solidarist Visions, And Emerging Power Aspirations; Leonard C. Sebastian And Christopher B. Roberts
Summary As Indonesia's economy grows, it is increasingly being referred to as a rising middle power and there is mounting speculation that Indonesia might eventually join the ranks of Asia's great powers. Regardless of just how far Indonesia will rise, its government and the will of its people will become increasingly influential in terms of its regional leadership and the values and the norms Jakarta espouses. What are the domestic opportunities and constraints that inform Indonesia's rise and how will various domestic contexts affect Indonesia's foreign policy and the values it espouses? This volume provides a timely analysis of the key domestic and transnational opportunities and challenges associated with Indonesia's ascent. The contributors explore a range of issues including Indonesia's economic resources, political institutions, identity and independence, as well as Jakarta's regional relations, leadership and the exercise of hard and soft power. The book examines the likely directions for Indonesian foreign policy following the election of President Joko Widodo in 2014 and this collection also offers an assessment of the potential trajectory of Indonesia's future
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Political leadership -- Indonesia.
Power (Social sciences) -- Indonesia.
Regionalism -- Indonesia.
Indonesia -- Foreign relations.
Indonesia -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1137397411 (electronic bk)
9781137397416 (electronic bk)