IND212 Indonesia: Society, Culture and Politics

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IND212 Indonesia: Society, Culture and Politics


This course aims to introduce students to the Indonesian cultural world. They will become familiar with the historical background to today's nation state of Indonesia, including the Indian, Arab, Chinese and European influences over the centuries. The 20th century struggle for independence and the long presidencies of Sukarno and Suharto are described. An analysis of the problems and prospects of Indonesia since the economic crisis of 1997 is offered. Indonesian world views and cultural values are explored throughout. Students are invited to focus on Australian dealings with Indonesians to conclude the course.

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Any 2 courses or enrolled in Program AR505, AR605, XP601 or UP601
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  • Sippy Downs: Semester 1
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Band 1
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* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

IND212 Course Outline Semester 1, 2018 (PDF 767KB) Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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