TITLE

The semiotics of violence Ninja, sorcerers, and state terror in post-Soeharto Indonesia

AUTHOR(S)
Retsikas, Konstantinos
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Journal of the Humanities & Social Sciences of Southeast Asia & ;2006, Vol. 162 Issue 1, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the implications of the series of killings that took place in Java, Indonesia, after President Suharto resigned from power. These so-called "ninja killings" meant that the New Order and Suharto were now connected with the forces of disruption and death, as localities reclaimed their right to use force.
ACCESSION #
20900312

 

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