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DPR
Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat, People’s Representatives Assembly
Gerindra
Gerakan Indonesia Raya, Great Indonesia Movement Party
Golkar
Golongan Karya, Functional
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What is aesthetics in Javanese culture? Why are aesthetics and ethics in Javanese society interchangeable? This chapter attempts to deal with these questions. In order to understand the relationship between aesthetics and ethics in Javanese tradition, this chapter argues that both have the same foundation and function in Javanese culture and society. In order to do so, the chapter applies a...
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Even though most states and settlement centers had disappeared between the first and twelfth centuries, the traces of Indic influence were apparent. Their barely recognized traces in the past were found in scattered sources; from relics of monuments (candis), inscriptions (prasasti), poems (kakawin), and chronicles (babad), to myths (dongeng). Nonetheless, on...
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In spite of its origin from the Indic civilization, negara as a concept of state and statecraft has been adopted, adjusted, and modified by Javanese culture in various ways and fashions. Throughout the centuries, the Javanese negara has been developing with its own way and style of dealing with urbanity and civilization. This chapter argues that the Javanese urbanism is a center...
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What is living in Javanese culture? This chapter attempts to search for meanings of ordinary life in the Javanese tradition. The chapter was carried out from the author’s personal life experience as a native Javanese and literary studies on Javanese culture and tradition. The focus of the chapter is to understand the relationship between the concepts and phenomena of the living world in...
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Although the reformasi has achieved some changes in Indonesian political institutions, the development of social justice is barely realized today. Why is that? This chapter argues that whoever in power does not change Indonesia toward a civil society based on democracy and social justice because their political culture of despotic paternalism has not yet changed fundamentally. The problem...
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Dr. Bagoes Wiryomartono is an independent scholar and currently on leave as faculty member at the School of Design, University of Pelita Harapan, Karawaci Tangerang Indonesia. Bagoes obtained his Bachelor’s degree in architecture from Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia, and earned his doctorate from Aachen University of Technology in 1990 in Germany. He was a postdoctoral...
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