Reconciling Indonesia: Grassroots agency for peace

Reconciling Indonesia: Grassroots agency for peace

by Birgit Brauchler (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415690164
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/11/2011
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Birgit Bräuchler is assistant professor of social and cultural anthropology at the University of Frankfurt.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations xv

Notes on contributors xvi

Preface xix

Part I Problematizing 'reconciliation' 1

1 Introduction: reconciling Indonesia Birgit Bräuchler 3

2 Global conflict in cosmocentric perspective: a Balinese approach to reconciliation Annette Hornbacher 34

Part II Restorative performances: 'traditional justice', rituals, and symbols 55

3 Swearing innocence: performing justice and 'reconciliation' in post-New Order Lombok Kari Telle 57

4 Social reconciliation and community integration through theater Barbara Hatley 77

5 Mobilizing culture and tradition for peace: reconciliation in the Moluccas Birgit Bräuchler 97

Part III 'Traditional justice' under scrutiny: human rights, power, and gender 119

6 Reconciliation and human rights in post-conflict Aceh Leena Avonius 121

7 The problem of going home: land management, displacement, and reconciliation in Ambon Jeroen Adam 138

8 Women's agencies for peace-building and reconciliation: voices from Poso, Sulawesi Y. Tri Subagya 155

Part IV Victim-perpetrator conceptualizations: history education, civil society, and religion 173

9 Reconciliation through history education: reconstructing the social memory of the 1965-66 violence in Indonesia Grace Leksana 175

10 Civil society and grassroots reconciliation in Central Java Priyambudi Sulistiyanto Rumekso Setyadi 192

11 A bridge and a barrier: Islam, reconciliation, and the 1965 killings in Indonesia Katharine E. McGregor 214

Index 233

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