Law, Social Justice and Global Development Journal

Articles from Vol. 15, Annual

Access to Agrarian Justice in Sumba, Eastern Indonesia
Introduction On 16 August 2007 a headline in the online-edition of the Indonesian journal Kompas asserted : 'Swedish grow Jatropha: Investment of 1 trillion Rupiah (1). Land will remain property of population'. The article continued by revealing...
An Analytical Framework for Empirical Research on Access to Justice
1. Introduction This article addresses conceptual and analytical issues involved in research on access to justice. Its first draft was written in order to facilitate twelve empirical case studies, which were conducted in 2008-2009 in various parts...
Disputing Labour Dispute Settlement: Indonesian Workers' Access to Justice
1. Introduction This article is about labour and union strategies to seek justice through law in Indonesia after the start of Reformasi (reform) in 1998, which marked the end of the authoritarian Soeharto regime and the beginning of democracy. It...
District Legislation and Access to Justice: A Case Study of Female Migrant Workers in Cianjur
1. Introduction District legislation is increasingly seen as a useful avenue for NGOs to help disadvantaged Indonesians address injustices. A number of migrant workers' organizations that work at district level in Indonesia--in the districts of...
Policy Research on Access to Justice in Indonesia: A Review of World Bank and UNDP Reports
I. Introduction The access to justice activities discussed in this article took place in the context of Indonesia's democratization process. When in May 1998 the Suharto regime in Indonesia collapsed, a new political era emerged in which democratization,...
Rethinking the Implementation of Child Support Decisions Post-Divorce Rights and Access to the Islamic Court in Cianjur, Indonesia
1. Introduction With a population of 240 million Indonesia is the world's biggest Muslim country and the third largest democracy after India and the USA. Indonesia has a plural legal system which implies that as regards family law, different laws...
Seeking Environmental Justice in North Maluku How Transformed Injustices and Big Interests Get in the Way
1. Introduction At the beginning of 2009, I went to the Kao-Malifut area in North Maluku, Indonesia, to conduct research on the access to justice process in disputes concerning environmental issues. In the late 1990s, the Australia-Indonesian mining...