Cookies Policy

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Open Access Family rule in Wajo, South Sulawesi

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Family rule in Wajo, South Sulawesi

Access full text chapter:

  • PDF

Chapter Summary

This chapter examines the position of aristocratic power holders in the district of Wajo, South Sulawesi, from the late New Order until the elections in 2004. In particular it addresses the following questions: To what extent was administrative power embedded in aristocratic family rule in the late New Order? Which families were involved, and how did they exercise their rule? and, What was the impact of Reformasi and regional autonomy in Wajo? The chapter also addresses the questions: What changes can be observed? What was the effect of the elections in 2004 on the position of the aristocracy? Finally, what kind of changes took place in the local power structure between the late New Order period and 2004? The chapter describes how the aristocratic elite in Wajo tried to survive with 'coerseductive' strategies, when the political system to which they were accustomed began to change.

Keywords: aristocratic family rule; New Order period; Reformasi; regional autonomy; South Sulawesi; Wajo



Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
    Renegotiating Boundaries — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation