From Subjects to Citizens: Balinese Villagers in the Indonesian Nation-State

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-12-02
  • Publisher: Routledge
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From Subjects to Citizens analyzes the processes by which conservative and introverted Balinese villagers have been incorporated into the Indonesian nation-state. It explores the changing social relations of villagers in their transformation from being subjects of their local "king" to anonymous citizens of the Republic of Indonesia.

Author Biography

Lyn Parker is senior lecturer in Asian Studies at the University of Western Australia.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. xi
A Note on Names, Pseudonyms and Spellingp. xiii
Glossary of Acronyms and Non-English Termsp. xiv
Introductionp. xxi
Reflections on the Study of Bali and the Nation-Statep. 1
Introducing Brassikap. 19
Land, Caste and Massacrep. 45
Land: Its Significance and Distributionp. 47
Memories of Massacrep. 66
Creating Orderp. 87
From Subjects to New Order Citizensp. 89
'Pembangunan' and Patronagep. 121
Women as Subject Citizensp. 157
Sexuality, Fertility and Family Planningp. 159
Changing Birth Practicesp. 182
Schooling the Child Citizenp. 203
The Introduction of Schoolingp. 205
Making Citizens in Schoolp. 225
Section VIp. 263
Conclusionp. 265
Bibliographyp. 271
Indexp. 291
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