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The Internet In Indonesia's New Democracy

The Internet in Indonesia�s New Democracy is a detailed study of legal, economic, political and cultural practices surrounding the provision and consumption of the Internet in Indonesia at the turn of the twenty-first century. Hill and Sen detail the emergence of the Internet into Indonesia in the mid-1990s, and cover its growth through the dramatic economic and political crises of 1997 and the subsequent transition to democracy.

Conceptually the Internet is seen as a global phenomenon, with global implications, however this book develops a way of thinking about the Internet within the limits of geo-political categories of nations and provinces. The political turmoil in Indonesia provides a unique context in which to understand the specific local and national consequences of a global, universal technology.
David T. Hill is Professor of Southeast Asian Studies at Murdoch University, Western Australia, where he is a Fellow of the Asia Research Centre on Social, Political and Economic Change. His publicati
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