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Soldiers, Parties and Bureaucrats: illicit fund-raising in contemporary Indonesia

Mietzner, Marcus


This article discusses illicit fund-raising efforts in Indonesia's armed forces, political parties and bureaucracy after the fall of Suharto in 1998. It argues that while personal self-enrichment remains a key motivation for military leaders, party politicians and bureaucrats to collect off-budget funds, there are also other crucial factors. Most importantly, all three sectors aim to control independent funds in order to maintain or strengthen their autonomy from other state institutions, such...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: South East Asia Research
DOI: 10.5367/000000008785260446


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