By Patrick Barron
This pathbreaking booklet analyzes a hugely profitable participatory improvement software in Indonesia, exploring its distinct origins and layout ideas and its affects on neighborhood clash dynamics and social institutions.
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In addition to outbreaks of large-scale violent communal conflict in a number of locations, and ongoing secessionist conflict in two provinces (which have been widespread and often violent), local conflict has occurred across the country. What are the strengths and limitations of projects like KDP in an unstable political environment, where identities, rules and access to power are being constantly renegotiated? How can outside interventions such as KDP support progressive social change in such a dynamic and fluid context?
Our strategy has followed from a canonical (though too often ignored) research principle that the nature of the problem should determine the choice of method(s) used, not vice versa (Mills 1959). In this instance, both our ‘independent variable’—a large, complex community-driven development project—and our ‘dependent variables’—local conflict and conflict management capacity—inherently defy easy measurement; even broken down into seemingly more manageable units, the task of trying to assess the impact of (say) KDP forums on the diversity of social ties does not lend itself to an obvious or easy identification strategy.
This leaves much of Indonesia as potential research areas. The Government’s PODES survey shows violent conflict present in every province in the nation (Barron, Kaiser, and Pradhan 2004). Given that conflict exists 31 See Barron, Kaiser, and Pradhan (2004), Barron and Madden (2004), Tajima (2004), and Smith (2005). 15 Local Conflict and Community Development in Indonesia everywhere, we decided to pick the provinces based on other measures of diversity, with the assumption that we would find interesting conflicts to study wherever we went.