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Religion, Law, and Intolerance in Indonesia

Studies Indonesia’s approach after 1998 AD of post-Suharto’s period towards religious minorities-both Muslims and non-Muslims. Covers social pluralism, political and legal implications of Islamization, religious intolerance and violence against minorities. Deals with religious freedom, the Constitution, legal force of Islamic law, legislative bodies, and the Bill on Inter-Religious Harmony. Explores militant groups, religious conflicts, and electoral contestation between Islamic and non-Islamic parties. Investigates civil society in coherent with public space for non-religious expression, public complaints against government authorities, violence and state response, discrimination and vulnerable groups.