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Author Aspinall, Edward,
Title Democracy for sale : elections, clientelism, and the state in Indonesia / Edward Aspinall and Ward Berenschot.
Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019.

Author Aspinall, Edward,
Subject Elections -- Corrupt practices -- Indonesia.
Patron and client -- Indonesia.
Patronage, Political -- Indonesia.
Democracy -- Indonesia.
Political corruption -- Indonesia.
Indonesia -- Politics and government -- 1998-
Alt Name Berenschot, Ward,
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 308 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Indonesia's governmental structure -- Indonesia's patronage democracy -- Capturing varieties of clientelism -- Historical origins of free-wheeling clientelism -- Electoral institutions, political parties, and candidates -- Success teams and vote buying -- Social networks and club goods -- Governance and public spending -- Bureaucrats and the power of office -- Campaign financing, business and the public sphere -- Explaining variation in Indonesia's patronage democracy -- Conclusion : clientelism and the search for good governance.
Summary "Written on the basis of extensive fieldwork and survey research, Democracy for Sale shows how Indonesian politics is built around the exchange of cash, goods and favors, and organized through informal relationships and networks rather than parties and formal institutions"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 15, 2019).
ISBN 1501732994 (electronic book)
9781501733000 (electronic book)
1501733001 (electronic book)
9781501732997 (electronic book)
9781501732973 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
1501732978 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
9781501732980 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
1501732986 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
OCLC # 1057240710
Additional Format Print version: Aspinall, Edward. Democracy for sale. Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2019 9781501732973 (DLC) 2018045944.

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