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Jokowi and democratic political entrepreneurship

  • Aditya Batara Gunawan

Jakarta | Tue, October 16 2012 | 10:40 am

PREMIUM Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama have officially assumed office as the Jakarta governor and deputy governor respectively for the next five years. Through a dynamic election, the majority of Jakartans showed they craved change.

The success story of Jokowi-Ahok, with their young, visionary and low-profile images, signifies the momentum for the rise of democratic...