Challenge and Change in East Asia: Indonesia’s Quest for Accountable Governance

Issue Date April 2005
Volume 16
Issue 2
Page Numbers 73-87
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Despite the tsunami tragedy, Indonesians at least can look back on the political events of 2004 with pride. Their country successfully held three major elections and produced a legitimate government. Now the main challenge is to secure regular governmental accountability.

About the Author

Muhammad Qodari is deputy executive director of the Indonesian Survey Institute (LSI), which produced a national poll on voter behavior in the 2004 Indonesian elections. He contributed essays to Indonesia’s Post-Suharto Democracy Movement (2003).

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