Corpus ID: 26715147

Democracy and the left: experiences from Indonesia

@inproceedings{Trnquist2011DemocracyAT,
  title={Democracy and the left: experiences from Indonesia},
  author={Olle T{\"o}rnquist},
  year={2011}
}
Leftist liberals and socialists have been decisive in the struggle against colonialism and for improved democracy in the global South but two crucial questions worry concerned scholars, experts, activists and pro-democrats in general. Firstly, why have not the leftist struggles been more successful but at times even ended up in the rise of authoritarianism? Secondly, why has it proved possible for internationally supported actors to achieve limited levels of democracy in their own benefit… Expand
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