STATE, CLASS AND ISLAMIC POPULISM: INDONESIA IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE

Grant number: FT0991885 | Funding period: 2016 - 2016

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Abstract

This study will provide a different basis for the assessment of Australian policy responses to Islamic radicalism in Indonesia. It will expose the social foundations of Islamic populism as a particular expression of political Islam and in so doing allow the Australian public and policymakers to understand the complex networks and relationships that generate and sustain Islamic populism, including its radical streams. It will enable an identification and differentiation of the social forces resisting or advancing democratic governance reforms in Indonesia. With this knowledge, programmes intended to help develop domestic pro-democratic coalitions to stem the rise of radical Islamic groups hav..

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