Chapter 8. Claiming the Grounds for Reform: Agrarian and Environmental Movements in Indonesia

  1. Saturnino M. Borras Jr Canada Research Chair3,
  2. Marc Edelman Professor4 and
  3. Cristóbal Kay Professor5
  1. Nancy Lee Peluso Professor1,
  2. Suraya Afiff2 and
  3. Noer Fauzi Rachman1

Published Online: 12 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307191.ch8

Transnational Agrarian Movements Confronting Globalization

Transnational Agrarian Movements Confronting Globalization

How to Cite

Peluso, N. L., Afiff, S. and Rachman, N. F. (2008) Claiming the Grounds for Reform: Agrarian and Environmental Movements in Indonesia, in Transnational Agrarian Movements Confronting Globalization (eds S. M. Borras, M. Edelman and C. Kay), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444307191.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 3

    International Development Studies at Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

  2. 4

    Department of Anthropology, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA

  3. 5

    Institute of Social Studies (ISS), The Hague, Netherlands

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Agriculture, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405190411

Online ISBN: 9781444307191

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Keywords:

  • claiming grounds for reform - agrarian and environmental movements in Indonesia;
  • National Land Board (NLB);
  • HKTI (Himpunan Kerukunan Tani Indonesia, Indonesian Peasant's Harmony Association);
  • WALHI (Wahana Lingkungan Hidup Indonesia, The Indonesian Forum for the Environment);
  • AMAN (Aliansi Masyarakat Adat Nusantara or Alliance of Indigenous Peoples in the Archipelago);
  • Basic Agrarian Law no. 5 1960 (BAL);
  • reformasi and neoliberalism - explosion, radicalization, routinization and fragmentation of movements;
  • State Forestry Corporation (SFC) and State Plantation Corporations (SPC);
  • NGOs working for human rights (YLBHI)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Formation and Trajectories of Environmental and Agrarian Movements Within Indonesian Politics

  • Reformasi and Neoliberalism: The Explosion, Radicalization, Routinization and Fragmentation of Movements

  • Conclusion

  • References