Jakarta in Post-Suharto Indonesia: Decentralisation, Neo-liberalism and Global City Aspiration

  title={Jakarta in Post-Suharto Indonesia: Decentralisation, Neo-liberalism and Global City Aspiration},
  author={T. Bunnell and Michelle Ann Miller},
  journal={Space and Polity},
  pages={35 - 48}
  • T. Bunnell, Michelle Ann Miller
  • Published 2011
  • Political Science
  • Space and Polity
  • In this paper, an examination is made of Jakarta's changing political and economic position since the mid 1990s. This period of transformation is dealt with in four parts: the first relates to spatial and administrative changes to Jakarta and its wider urban region; the second considers the impact and implications of the 1997 Asian financial crisis (krismon) and ensuing political transformation which saw the resignation of President Suharto; the third part details the decentralisation laws of… CONTINUE READING
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