Indonesia Beyond the Waters Edge: Managing an Archipelagic State

Indonesia Beyond the Waters Edge: Managing an Archipelagic State

By: Robert Cribb (editor), Michele Ford (editor)Hardback

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Indonesia is the world's largest archipelagic state, with more than 18,000 islands and over 7.9 million square kilometres of sea. The marine frontier presents the nation with both economic opportunities and political and strategic challenges. Indonesia has been affected more than most countries in the world by a slow revolution in the management of its waters. Whereas Indonesia's seas were once conceived administratively as little more than the empty space between islands, successive governments have become aware that this view is outmoded. The effective transfer to the seas of regulatory regimes that took shape on land, such as territoriality, has been an enduring challenge to Indonesian governments. This book addresses issues related to maritime boundaries and security, marine safety, inter-island shipping, the development of the archipelagic concept in international law, marine conservation, illegal fishing, and the place of the sea in national and regional identity.

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Indonesia beyond the Waters Edge: Managing an Archipelagic State; Indonesia beyond the Waters Edge: Managing an Archipelagic State; Preliminary pages; 1. Indonesia as an Archipelago: Managing Islands, Managing the Seas, by Robert Cribb Michele Ford; 2. Becoming an Archipelagic State: The Juanda Declaration of 1957 and the "Struggle" to Gain International Recognition of the Archipelagic Principle, by John G Butcher; 3. Indonesia's Maritime Boundaries, by Arif Havas Oegroseno; 4. Indonesia's Archipelagic Sea Lanes, by Hasjim Djalal; 5. Extending Indonesia? Opportunities and Challenges Related to the Definition of Indonesias Extended Continental Shelf Rights, by I Made Andi Arsana Clive Schofield; 6. Indonesian Port Sector Reform and the 2008 Shipping Law; 7. Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Indonesian Waters; 8. The Indonesian Maritime Security Coordinating Board, by Djoko Sumaryono; 9. Marine Safety in Indonesian Waters, by Erwin Rosmall; 10. Governance in Indonesia's Marine Protected Areas: A Case Study of Komodo National Park, by Rili Djohani; 11. Rising to the Challenge of Providing Legal Protection for the Indonesian Coastal and Marine Environment, by Sarah Waddell; 12. Legal and Illegal Indonesian Fishing in Australian Waters, by James J Fox; 13. Fluid Boundaries: Modernity, Nation and Identity in the Riau Islands, by Lenore Lyons Michele Ford; Index; Indonesia Update Series.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/09/2009
  • ISBN13: 9789812309853
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9789812309853
  • weight: 558
  • ISBN10: 9812309853

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