Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Understanding Social Exclusion in Indonesia

This study analyses the reports that resulted from 68 Theory of Change workshops held with NGO and CSO partners as part of the Peduli program. This program addresses the social … Continue reading

Tuesday, 4 October 2016 · Leave a comment

The transformation of Indonesian housing policies

Indonesia, with a population of over 250 million, has been experiencing rapid urbanization in the last few decades. This rapid urbanization has caused many problems in Indonesian cities. The issue … Continue reading

Thursday, 21 January 2016 · Leave a comment

An Optimistic View of the Long-Run Evolution of Poverty in Indonesia

Indonesia has achieved well-documented and drastic improvements in average incomes and in the reduction of poverty. Much research has discussed this progress. This paper adds to the literature with a … Continue reading

Thursday, 7 January 2016 · Leave a comment

Absolute Traffic: Infrastructural Aptitude in Urban Indonesia

This article draws attention to the emergent modes of urban sociality and circumscribed mobility that define the lives of traffic-stricken residents in the megacity of Jakarta, Indonesia. I argue that … Continue reading

Thursday, 10 December 2015 · Leave a comment