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Religious dogma, pluralism and pragmatism : constitutional Islamism in Indonesian politics (1998-2002)

Platzdasch, Bernhard Wolfgang


This thesis examines the nature and development of Islamism in Indonesia between 1998 and 2002. The New Order regime (1966-1998) suppressed ideologically driven Islam. Islamic political aspirations for most of this period were channelled mainly through the Partai Persatuan Pembangunan ('United Development Party', PPP). In 1998, many new Islamist parties were established. The most important were Partai Keadilan ('Justice Party', PK) and Partai Bulan Bintang ('Crescent Star Party', PBB). The...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005-03
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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