ndonesia: Law and Society surveys the legal system of the world’s largest Muslim society, the gigantic Southeast Asian democracy with the world’s fourth-largest population. The book tracks and explains the extraordinary process of Reformasi, the radical programme of legal, political and social change that replaced authoritarianism after the fall of Soeharto in 1998.
The authors cover a wide range of current legal issues in Indonesia, including: commercial law; land law; constitutional change; crime and violence; terrorism; Islamization; indigenous rights; corruption; judicial reform; environmental law; human rights; race and gender discrimination; competition law; labour law; and bankruptcy law.
Indonesia: Law and Society is the most comprehensive English language analysis of current Indonesian law. Contributors include leading scholars and lawyers from Indonesia, Europe, the United States, and Australia. Designed for use by both specialists and beginners, it offers a detailed insight into legal and social controversies in contemporary Indonesia, as well as a general introduction to its complex legal system.
(Length x Height x Width) in mm :152 x 229
Weight in grams: 1200
Author Biography:Tim Lindsey is Professor of Law, ARC Federation Fellow, Director of the Asian
Law Centre and Director of the Centre for Islamic Law and Society, all at the
University of Melbourne.
Page count: 734
Imprint: ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute
Publication Date: 20080502