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Invigorating Indonesian studies in Australia through collaborative, online education practices
Indonesian student numbers in Australia have been in freefall for decades. What can be done about it?
Gender equity reversals and women’s responses to COVID-19 in rural Indonesia
Women who had developed skills, networks, knowledge, and confidence through CSO programs were better placed to respond to the pandemic.
INTRODUCTION: Trajectories of Civil Society in Asia
Democratic backsliding is a major concern worldwide and Asia is no exception.
Indonesia demonstrates that civil society as a backbone of democracy is a myth
Civil society has failed to defend democratic institutions from being hijacked by reactionary populist politics.