OlleTörnquist

Professor of Political Science and Development Research; Faculty of Social Science, University of Oslo

(Until 1975 with the University of Gothenburg; until 1997 with the Department of Government and the AKUT-Seminar, University of Uppsala)

 

Contact

Email: olle.tornquist@stv.uio.no

Phone: +47-22855328;

Mobile: +46 70 581 40 85

Visiting address: Moltke Moes vei 31, Eilert Sundts hus, blokk B, 0851 OSLO

Postboks1097, Blindern 0317 OSLO

Residence and first hand postal address during current sabbatical:

Kolportörsgränden 5, S-456 31 Kungshamn, Sweden

Alternative updated picture

 

Teaching and related supervision

MA-Level

'Democracy and Social Democratic Development in the Global South', http://www.uio.no/studier/emner/sv/statsvitenskap/STV4352B/

Research course(s),

-'Democracy and Social Democratic Development in the Global South',

http://www.uio.no/studier/emner/sv/statsvitenskap/STV9352/

-'Welfare Regimes in Asia and Scandinavia in Comparative Perspective: Changes and Challenges'

http://www.uio.no/studier/emner/sv/statsvitenskap/stv9363/

Academic Publications

 

MOST RECENT TEXTS

In media

*DEBATT I AFTENPOSTEN MED UiO REKTOR OM HOT MOT AKADEMISK FRIHET:

https://www.aftenposten.no/meninger/debatt/i/rQyw0/Nye-trusler-mot-den-akademiske-frihet--Olle-Trnquist

https://www.aftenposten.no/meninger/debatt/i/O49vl/-La-det-ikke-vare-noen-tvil-om-den-akademiske-frihet---Svein-Stolen

https://www.aftenposten.no/meninger/debatt/i/zapVw/Kort-sagt_-fredag-22-september

*KAN SOCIALDEMOKRATIN FÖRNYAS? Tiden 1/2017 PDF

*Jakarta Post 10.03.2017: Overtaking Right-Wing Populism in Indonesia? http://www.thejakartapost.com/academia/2017/03/10/insight-overtaking-right-wing-populism-in-indonesia.html

http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2017/03/14/correction.html PDF

*AGENDA 7-2-2017: Kan sosialdemokratiet fornyes? PDF

*OmVärlden 10-01-2017: Ingen demokrati utan välfärd PDF

*SÅ KAN VI NÅ ETT 'GLOBAL DEAL', Dagens Arena, June 30, 2016. PDF

*THE POLITICS OF AMNESIA (GLÖMSKANS POLITIK; GLEMSELENS POLITIKK) Klassekampen 30.09.15 PDF; Replik Klassekampen PDF; Dagens Nyheter 30.09.15 PDF; Economic and Political Weekly 3 Oct 2015 (full version) PDF ; Jakarta Post 29.09.15 (short version) PDF

*DE MÄKTIGA SKIFTAR SINA PRIORITERINGAR -- TILL FÖRMÅN FÖR VAD? Dagens ETC, 27/01/2015. PDF

*SEGRARNAS HISTORIA OM TSUNAMIHJÄLPEN, www.biståndsdebatten PDF Link

*FROM NEOLIBERALISM TO NEW-ETATISM, Jakarta Post 18 Dec, 2014. PDF, link to article

*STAGNATION OR TRANSFORMATION IN JOKOWI’S INDONESIA? Tempo (English Edition) November 23, 2014, Jakarta, PDF

*REPLIK (Hvordan bygge en effektiv stat) Klassekampen 22 November, 2014 PDF

*STERK STAT FÖRST? FRA NYLIBERALISME TIL GAMMELETATISME. Klassekampen 8 November, 2014 , PDF

*OLLE TÖRNQUIST: REGERINGSARBETET AVGÖRS INTE BARA AV VALRESULTATET Dagens Arena, 17/12/2014, link to article

*DÄRFÖR ÄR DET TYST OM U-LANDS- OCH BISTÅNDSPOLITIKENDAGENS Dagens Arena 22/8/2014. PDF and link to article

Articles

* (with Djani, L, Tjandra, S, Tanjung, O.) STALEMATED POPULISM AND THE CASE FOR CITIZENSHIP-DRIVEN SOCIAL DEMOCRACY, (Forthcoming in Hiariej, E. and Stokke, K. (Eds.) (2017). Politics of Citizenship in Indonesia. Jakarta: Yayasan Obor Indonesia.) PDF

*(with Eric Hiareij) INDONESIAN POLITICS AND CITIZENSHIP IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE. (Forthcoming in Hiariej, E. and Stokke, K. (Eds.) (2017). Politics of Citizenship in Indonesia. Jakarta: Yayasan Obor Indonesia.) PDF

*(with Hasrul Hanif, Eric Hiariej, Willy P. Samadhi, THE DOWNSIDE OF INDONESIA'S SUCESSFUL LIBERAL DEMOCRATISATION AND THE WAY AHEAD. NOTES FROM THE PARTICIPATORY SURVEYS AND CASE STUDIES 2000-2016, Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs 1/2017. PDF

*VARFÖR STAGNERAR DEMOKRATISERINGEN OCH VILKEN ÄR VÄGEN FRAMÅT? DE INDONESISKA INSIKTERNA, in Raino Malnes (red.) Velkomen til Statsvitenskap, Oslo: Gyldendal, 2016) PDF

in Indonesian :

*‘PENYEBAB KEMANDEKAN DAN JALAN MENUJU DEMOKRATISASI’ in Prisma Vol. 36, No. 1, 2017: pp 3-21, ISSN 0301-6269 PDF PDF

* DEMOKRATISERING I DET GLOBALA SYD, In Malnes, R and Thirsen, Dag Einar (Eds) Demokratisering: Historian og Ideene. Oslo: Dreyer, 2015 PDF

* COMPARATIVE NOTES ON INDIAN EXPERIENCES OF SOCIAL DEMOCRACY: KERALA AND WEST BENGAL (with John Harrss), CSES working paper (No 29), Kochi, 2015. PDF

*STAGNATION OR TRANSFORMATION IN INDONESIA? Economic& Political Weekly December 13, 2014 vol xlIX no 50. PDF

*(With Purwo Santoso, Amalinda Savirani, Eric Hiariej, HasrulHanif, Willy Purna Samadhi, Debbie Prabawati, Wening Hapsari M,) EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: DEMOCRACY BASELINE SURVEY POWER WELFARE AND DEMOCRACY (PWD) Universitas Gadjah Mada and University of Oslo, Jogjakarta: UGM, 2014. PDF in Englishand in Indonesian

*THE INDONESIAN MARGINALISATION OF CLASS INTERESTS AND DEMOCRACY, translated and published in AE Priyono and Usman Hamid(eds.) Merancang Arah Baru Demokrasi: Indonesia Pasca Reformasi, Jakarta, KPG: 2014. PDF in Englishand in Indonesian

INTRODUCTION (with Amalinda Savirani) in (Ed.) (with Amalinda Savirani) RECLAIMING THE STATE. OVERCOMING PROBLEMS OF DEMOCRACY IN POST-SOEHARTO INDONESIA, Yogyakarta: PolGov and PCD Press 2015, ISBN 978-602-71962-3-0 , pages 1-18. PDF

BYPASSING THE PROBLEMS OF DEMOCRATISATION (with Willy Purna Samadhi) in (Ed.) (with Amalinda Savirani) RECLAIMING THE STATE. OVERCOMING PROBLEMS OF DEMOCRACY IN POST-SOEHARTO INDONESIA, Yogyakarta: PolGov and PCD Press 2015, ISBN 978-602-71962-3-0 , pages 95-116. PDF

RECOMENDATION (with Amalinda Savirani, Eric Hiariej, Hasrul Hanif, Willy Purna Samadhi) in (Ed) (with Amalinda Savirani) RECLAIMING THE STATE. OVERCOMING PROBLEMS OF DEMOCRACY IN POST-SOEHARTO INDONESIA, Yogyakarta: PolGov and PCD Press 2015, ISBN 978-602-71962-3-0 , pages 117-132. PDF

Books

*DILEMMAS OF POPULIST TRANSACTIONALISM: What are the prospects now for popular politics in Indonesia? Yogyakarta: PolGov and PCD Press, 2017. PDF

*REINVENTING SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC DEVELOPMENT. INSIGHTS FROM INDIAN AND SCANDINAVIAN COMPARISONS, (eds) Olle Törnquist and John Harriss with Neera Chandhoke and Fredrik Engelstad. Copenhagen; NIAS Press and New Delhi: Manohar, 2016.

Cover PDF , preface and contents PDF , and short briefing PDF

* (Ed.) (with Amalinda Savirani) RECLAIMING THE STATE. OVERCOMING PROBLEMS OF DEMOCRACY IN POST-SOEHARTO INDONESIA, Yogyakarta: PolGov and PCD Press 2015, ISBN 978-602-71962-3-0 , 269 PP. PDF

*ASSESSING DYNAMICS OF DEMOCRATISATION. TRANSFORMATIVE POLITICS, NEW INSTITUTIONS, AND THE CASE OF INDONESIA.Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, ISBN 9781137369345.  324 pp. PDF

*(Ed.) (with Kristan Stokke) DEMOCRATIZATION IN THE GLOBAL SOUTH: THE IMPORTANCE OF TRANSFORMATIVE POLITICS. Palgrave Macmillan. 2013, ISBN 9780230370036. 337 pp. PDF

 

Ongoing

*For comments only: WHAT IS JAKARTA'S POPULAR POLITICS A CASE OF? (Forthcoming in anthology in cities in the South)PDF

*For comments only: NEW SOCIAL DEMOCRACY IN THE SOUTH?(Forthcoming in anthology based on CROP worksop in South Africa) PDF

ARCHIVE

Monographs

MARXISTISK BARLAST: Varför misslyckades världens tredje största kommunistparti? De indonesiska kommunisternas strategiska problem 1952 - 1965 och konsekvenser för gängse teorier om kampen i tredje världen.Symposion bokförlag, Stockholm, 1982. (Ph.D thesis)

DILEMMAS OF THIRD WORLD COMMUNISM: The destruction of the PKI in Indonesia. Zed Books, London, 1984. (Revised and expanded version of the Ph.D thesis) PDF 

PENGHANCURAN PKI (Indonesian edition of revised original English edition with new introduction of 'Dilemmas of Third World Communism: The destruction of PKI in Indonesia' (London:Zed Books 1984). Komunitas Bambu. 2011, ISBN 979-3731-25-7. 383 s. New introduction in English

WHAT'S WRONG WITH MARXISM? Volume I: On Capitalists and State in India and Indonesia. Manohar Publications, New Delhi, 1989. PDF

WHAT'S WRONG WITH MARXISM? Volume II: On peasants and workers in India and Indonesia. Manohar publications, New Delhi, 1991. PDF

THE NEXT LEFT? DEMOCRATISATION AND ATTEMPTS TO RENEW THE RADICAL POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT – THE CASE OF KERALA(with P.K. Michael Tharakan), NIAS, Copenhagen, 1995. (Also with the title DEMOCRATISATION AND THE RADICAL POLITICAL PROJECT IN KERALA in three instalments in Economic and Political Weekly, Vol XXXI: 28, 29, 30, 1996.) PDF

POLITIK OCH UTVECKLING I TREDJE VÄRLDEN: Ämnet, problemet och de viktigaste synsätten: en kritisk introduktion. Studentlitteratur, Lund, 1996.

POLITICS AND DEVELOPMENT: A CRITICAL INTRODUCTION. Sage Publications, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi, 1999. (Revised, extended, broadened and upgraded version of the Swedish textbook.) PDF

AKTOR DEMOKRASI: Catatan Tentang Gerakan Perlawanan diIndonesia (with Arief Budiman and an ISAI research team). Institut Studi Argus Informasi, Jakarta, 2001. Introductionand conclusion

POPULAR DEVELOPMENT AND DEMOCRACY: Case Studies with Rural Dimensions in the Philippines, Indonesia and Kerala. Geneva and Oslo: UNRISD and SUM, 2002.PDF

RESEARCH-BASED DEMOCRACY PROMOTION. LEARNING FROM AN INDONESIAN PILOT PROGRAMME.Report commissioned by the Swedish development Co-operation Agency with the Norwegian Embassy to Jakarta. Oslo and Jogjakarta: University of Oslo and the PCD Press 2008. See summary version in PCD journal below under the title ‘Research-Based Democracy Promotion. Lessons from Indonesia’.

ASSESSING DYNAMICS OF DEMOCRATISATION. TRANSFORMATIVE POLITICS, NEW INSTITUTIONS, AND THE CASE OF INDONESIA.Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, ISBN 9781137369345.  324 pp. PDF

DILEMMAS OF POPULIST TRANSACTIONALISM: What are the prospects now for popular politics in Indonesia? Yogyakarta: PolGov and PCD Press, 2017. PDF

 

Antologies

(Ed.) (with Karl Reinhold Hællquist) ASIAN SOCIETIES IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE. 3 Volumes (1022 pp) Nordic proceedings in Asian Studies No 2, NIAS/NASEAS, Copenhagen 1991.

(Ed.) (with Lars Rudebeck and Virgilio Rojas) DEMOCRATISATION IN THE THIRD WORLD. CONCRETE CASES IN COMPARATIVE AND THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVE, Uppsala University, 1996. 2nd revised version with the same title published at Macmillan (London) and St. Martin's (New York), 1998. Introduction

(Ed.) (with Manoranjan Mohanty and Partha Mukherji) PEOPLE’S RIGHTS: SOCIAL MOVEMENTS, AND THE STATE IN THE THIRD WORLD, Sage Publications, New Delhi, Thousand Oaks and London, 1998.

(Ed.) POLITICAL VIOLENCE: INDONESIA AND INDIA IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE, SUM Report No. 9, University of Oslo, 2000. Link to report

(Ed.) (with Adi Prasetyo, Stanley and Priyono, A.E.) INDONESIA’S POST-SOEHARTO DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT. Jakarta: Demos, 2003. PDF version of the introductory chapters by Törnquist are under the title ‘Introduction and Summary Analysis: Floating Democrats’ in the list of articles.

(Ed.) (with John Harriss and Kristian Stokke) POLITICISING DEMOCRACY: LOCAL POLITICS AND DEMOCRATISATION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2004. PDF

(Ed.) (with Priyono, A.E,  Samadhi W.P and the Demos team) MAKING DEMOCRACY MEANINGFUL. PROBLEMS AND OPTIONS IN INDONESIA. (2005 and (revised edition) 2007: Jakarta, Jogjakarta and Singapore: Demos, PCD Press, ISEAS publishing house.

(Ed.) (with the Demos team): DEMOCRACY BUILDING ON THE SAND. ADVANCES AND SETBACKS IN INDONESIA. EXECUTIVE AND SUMMARY REPORT FROM THE 2ND NATIONAL EXPERT-SURVEY ON PROBLEMS AND OPTIONS OF INDONESIAN DEMOCRACY. Jakarta: Demos, 2008. PDF

(Ed.) (with Adi Prasetyo, Stanley and Birks, Teresa) ACEH. THE ROLE OF DEMOCRACY FOR PEACE AND RECONSTRUCTION. Jogjakarta: PCD Press, 2009. 2nd edition, 2010, Singapore: ISEAS. In Indonesian:ACEH:PERAN DEMOKRASI BAGI PERDAMAIAN DAN REKONSTRUKSI, Jogjakarta, PCD Press 2010. PDF in Englishand in Indonesian

(Ed.) (with Kristian Stokke and Neil Webster), RETHINKING POPULAR REPRESENTATION, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2009. PDF

(Ed.) (with Kristan Stokke) DEMOCRATIZATION IN THE GLOBAL SOUTH: THE IMPORTANCE OF TRANSFORMATIVE POLITICS. Palgrave Macmillan. 2013, ISBN 9780230370036. 337 pp. PDF

 *REINVENTING SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC DEVELOPMENT. INSIGHTS FROM INDIAN AND SCANDINAVIAN COMPARISONS, (eds) Olle Törnquist and John Harriss with Neera Chandhoke and Fredrik Engelstad. Copenhagen; NIAS Press and New Delhi: Manohar, 2016.Cover PDF , preface and contents PDF, and short briefing PDF

Academically reviewed essays

FRÅN PARASITÄR TILL PROGRESSIV IMPERIALISM? i Att tillämpa Marx, Arbetarkultur, 1979. PDF

STRUGGLE FOR DEMOCRACY - A NEW OPTION IN INDONESIA? Report on contemporary Indonesia within the project "Problems of radical political strategy under the rise of a new capitalism. South and Southeast Asia in a comparative perspective", The Akut-series No. 33, Uppsala, 1984. PDF

CLASS AND DEMOCRACY IN SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA: Some critical notes, in Cooperation and Conflict, Vol XX, 1985 (pp.113-125) PDF

MARXISMENS KRIS OCH DEN POLITISKA STRATEGIN I INDIEN OCH INDONESIEN, i Socialistisk Debatt, nr. 5, 1986. (Also, somewhat altered, in Danish: ”Socialistisk Strategi på Prøve: Om behovet for demokratisk kamp i Asien”, in Grus nr. 20, 1986.) Follwed-up by: “Krav på fördjupad demokrati i Kerala ledde till valseger”, i Socialistisk Debatt, nr. 5, 1987. PDF

RENT CAPITALISM, STATE, AND DEMOCRACY in State and Civil Society in Indonesia (Ed. Arief Budiman), Centre of  South East Asian Studies, Monash University, Melbourne, 1990. PDF

NOTES ON THE STATE AND RURAL CHANGE IN JAVA AND INDIA, inState and Civil Society in Indonesia (Ed. Arief Budiman), Centre of  South East Asian Studies, Monash University, Melbourne, 1990. PDF

COMMUNISTS AND DEMOCRACY IN THE PHILIPPINES, in Economic and Political Weekly (Bombay) Vol XXVI, No. 27-28 and 29, 1991. Also with the title DEMOCRACY AND THE PHILIPPINE LEFT, in Kasarinlan (University of the Philippines) Vol. 6, No. 1-2, 1990. PDF

COMMUNISTS AND DEMOCRACY: TWO INDIAN CASES AND ONE DEBATE, in Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars, Vol. 23:2, 1991 also in When democracy makes sense: Studies in the democratic potential of third world popular movements, AKUT, Uppsala, 1992  (Ed.) Lars Rudebeck. PDF

DEMOCRATIC "EMPOWERMENT" AND DEMOCRATISATION OF POLITICS: Radical popular movements and the May 1992 Philippine elections, in Kasarinlan (Universitry of the Philippines) Vol. 8:3,1993 and in Third World Quarterly, Vol 14:3, 1993. PDF

IS IT POSSIBLE TO RENEW THIRD WORLD MARXISM? Old Problems and new perspectives from India, Indonesia and the Philippines, in The Theoretical Heritage from Marx and Weber in Development Studies, (John Martinussen (Ed.), RUC, 1994. PDF

POPULAR MOVEMENTS AND ORGANISATION IN DEVELOPMENT AND DEMO­CRATISATION: Tentative Conclusions from the Philippines, Kerala and Indonesia, in: Democratisation in the Third World. Concrete Cases in Comparative and Theoretical Perspective, (Eds.) Lars Rudebeck and Olle Törnquist, Uppsala University 1996. PDF version of the 2nd edition is under the title ‘Making Democratisation Work: From Civil Society and Social Capital to Political Inclusion and Politicization – Theoretical Reflections on Concrete Cases in Indonesia, Kerala and the Philippines’.

FROM NEW TO HUMAN ORDER IN INDONESIA? inNIAS nytt, No. 3, October 1996 and Economic and Political Weekly, October 5, 1996, PDFand (in briefer Swedish version) in Svenska Dagbladet med titeln DEN ENDA VÄGEN ÄR DEN SMALA VÄGEN, September 22, 1996.

CIVIL SOCIETY AND DIVISIVE POLITICISATION: EXPERIENCES FROM POPULAR EFFORTS AT DEMOCRATISATION IN INDONESIA, in Özdalga, E.; Persson, S. (ed.): Civil Society, Democracy and the Muslim World, Swedish Research Institute & Curzon Press, Istanbul. 1997. PDF

PARADISET OCH DET POLITISKA VÅLDET, i Merdeka och Östtimorinformation. 1997; 3 också med titeln VÅLDET I PARADISET, i Dagens Nyheter 1998-01-20 samt med titeln VIOLENCE IN PARADISE, in Economic and Political Weekly 1998-01:33(4) and with the title THE DARK SIDE OF PARADISE, in Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars, Vol. 30:4 (1998); (also in Bahasa Indonesia in Indonesian media). PDF in Swedish and in English

WHITHER STUDIES OF ASIAN DEMOCRATISATION? in Kasarinlan University of the Phillipines. 1997; 12 (1) and  Economic and Political Weekly. 1998-01; 33 (3). PDF

POPULAR MOVEMENTS AND POLITICS OF DEMOCRATISATION. THE PHILIPPINE EXPERIENCE IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE in (Eds.) Manoranjan Mohanty and Partha Mukherji with Olle Törnquist, People’s Rights: Social Movements, and the State in the Third World, Sage Publications, New Delhi, Thoousand Oaks and London, 1998. PDF

MAKING DEMOCRATISATION WORK: FROM CIVIL SOCIETY AND SOCIAL CAPITAL TO POLITICAL INCLUSION AND POLITICIZATION - THEORETICAL REFLECTIONS ON CONCRETE CASES IN INDONESIA, KERALA, AND THE PHILIPPINES, in Törnquist, O.; Rudebeck, L.; with Rojas, V. (eds.):Democratization in the Third World: Concrete Cases in Comparative and Theoretical Perspective, Macmillan (London) and St. Martin's (New York), 1998. PDF

DEN INDONESISKA LÄXAN, i Merdeka & Östtimor Information Nr. 7/1998, Svenska Dagbladet Stockholm. 1998-09-13, och med titeln THE INDONESIAN LESSON, in Aspinall, E.; Klinken van, G.; Feith, H. (eds.): The last days of President Suharto, Monash Asia Institute. 1999, Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars, 1998; 30 (3), Jakarta Post Aug. 1998 and Conjuncture (Manila) Vol. 10:3, 1998; also basis for key-note paper at the conference “The Transition to Democracy in Indonesia - Toward structural reforms for democratisation in Indonesia: Problems and Prospects”, Jakarta, August 1998, Published in Crafting Indonesian Democracy, (ed. Liddle, W.R. Jakarta: PPW-LIPI, Ford Foundation and Mizan Pustaka, 2001. PDF in Swedish and in English

BEYOND ROMANTICISM: REMARKABLE POPULAR REORGANISING (invited contribution to Kerala Debate), in Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars, 1998; 30 (4). PDF

KOMMER STUDENTERNA ATT LYCKAS? i Merdeka & Östtimor information Nr. 8 – 1999,  Svenska Dagbladet 1999-02-20, och med titeln VIL STUDENTENE LYKKES? i Ny Tid, 1999-02-19 samt WILL THE STUDENTS SUCCEED? in Jakarta Post 1999-02-09. PDF in Swedish and in English

BIRTH OF THE WORLD'S THIRD LARGEST DEMOCRACY PART 1 & 2 -- Jakarta Post, Jakarta, 1999-07-02/03. Economic and Political Weekly, Bombay, 1999, XXXIV (26). FÖDSLEN TIL VERDENS TREDJE STÖRSTE DEMOKRATI - Ny Tid, Oslo, 1999-09-03. PDF in English and in Swedish

RECONCILIATION A MUST IN EAST TIMOR - Jakarta Post/ on line edition Jakarta. 1999-09-28 (also with the title Crisis in East Timor in Economic and Political Weekly (Bombay) Vol. XXXIV:39, 1999) - Jakarta Post, Jakarta, 1999-09-27/28. PDF and link to article

OF NEW POPULAR POLITICS OF DEVELOPMENT: THE KERALA EXPERIENCE, in Parayil, Govindan. (ed.): Kerala: The Development Experience. Reflections on Sustainability and Replicabilit, Zed Books, London, 2000. Också på norska med titeln NY FOLKELIG UTVIKLINGSPOLITIKK – ERFARINGER FRA KERALA, i Engelsen-Ruud & Frøystad et. al India Idag, Cappelen Akademika¸Oslo, 1999, og på svenska INTE BARA TILLVÄXT UTAN OCKSÅ UTVECKLING. ERFARANEHETER FRÅN KERALA i Socialistisk Debatt Nr. 2/99). PDF in English, in Norwegianand in Swedish

DYNAMICS OF THE INDONESIAN DEMOCRATISATION, Third World Quarterly, Vol. 21,No. 3, 2000; also in Economic and Political Weekly; April 29, 2000 and in Indonesia in anthology from ISAI. PDF

LÄRDOMAR AV ASIENKRISEN, i Baldersheim, H., Hagtvet, B. and Heidar, K (eds). Statsvetenskaplige utsyn. Politiske tema og tenkemåter i en oppbruddstid, HøyskoleForlaget, Kristiansand, 2001. PDF(also as public lecture in English, LESSONS FROM THE ASIA CRISIS, to the Institute for Development Studies, Bonn, October 16, 2000. Short version: TANDLÖS TIGER, in Dagens Nyheter/Essä,May 10, 2000. Article   

MOVEMENT POLITICS AND DEVELOPMENT: PRELIMINARY THEORETICAL NOTES ON SOME CONCRETE CASES IN KERALA AND INDONESIA, in Beckman, B., Hansson, E., and Sjögren, A (eds.): Civil Society and Authoritarianism in the Third World, PODSU/Stockholm University, Stockholm, 2001. PDF

WHAT’S WRONG WITH INDONESIA’S DEMOCRATISATION? Asian Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 30:3, 2002. PDF (Brief version published in Jakarta Post, April 10 and 11, 2001, and Economic and Political Weekly, April 14, 2001.)

INDONESIA’S DEMOCRATISATION, in Haynes, J. (ed.): Democracy and Political Chance in the Third World, Routledge and ECPR, London and New York, 2001. PDF

MOVEMENT, POLITICS AND DEVELOPMENT. THE CASE OF KERALA, Social Scientist, Vol. 29: 11-12, 2001. PDF

DEVELOPMENT STUDIES BETWEEN FASHION AND REALITY: REFLECTION ON THE NORWEGIAN IMPASSE, in Forum for Development Studies, Vol. 29:1, 2002. PDF(Rejoinderto Stein Tønnesson).

ASSESSING PROBLEMS AND OPTIONS OF DEMOCRATISATION in Lars Rudebeck (Ed.), Democracy as Actual Practice: What Does Democracy Really Bring?, Uppsala: Collegium for Development Studies at Uppsala University, 2003. PDF

INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY ANALYSIS: FLOATING DEMOCRATS. in Törnquist, Olle with Adi Prasetyo, Stanley and Priyono, A.E.) INDONESIA’S POST-SOEHARTO DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT. Jakarta: Demos, 2003. PDF

INDONESIA AND THE INTERNATIONAL DISCOURSE ON DEMOCRATISATION: PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS, in Törnquist, Olle with Adi Prasetyo, Stanley and Priyono, A.E.) INDONESIA’S POST-SOEHARTO DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT. Jakarta: Demos, 2003.

LABOUR AND DEMOCRACY? in Törnquist, Olle with Adi Prasetyo, Stanley and Priyono, A.E.) INDONESIA’S POST-SOEHARTO DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT. Jakarta: Demos, 2003.

INTRODUCTION: THE NEW LOCAL POLITICS OF DEMOCRATISATION, in (Eds.) Harriss, Stokke and Törnquist, Politicising Democracy: Local Politics and Democratisation in Developing Countries, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2004. PDF

THE POLITICAL DEFICIT OF SUBSTANTIAL DEMOCRATISATION, in (Eds.) Harriss, Stokke and Törnquist, Politicising Democracy: Local Politics and Democratisation in Developing Countries, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2004. PDF

LABOUR AND DEMOCRACY: REFLECTIONS ON THE INDONESIAN IMPASSE, Journal of Contemporary Asia, Vol. 34:3, 2004. PDF

OF CONCERNED SCHOLARSHIP, in Williams, Gavin, (ed.): Essays presented to Björn Beckman on his 60th birthday, CRD, Kano (Nigeria), 2004. PDF

THE PROBLEMS AND OPTIONS OF INDONESIAN DEMOCRATISATION: EXECUTIVE REPORT FROM DEMOS’ 1ST ROUND SURVEY (with separate data summary) (with A. E. Priyono et al.). DEMOS: Jakarta, January 28, 2004. PDF

DILEMMAS OF THE POST-SOEHARTO DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT IN INDONESIA, Jakarta Post, January 27, 2004. PDF

PROBLEMS AND OPTIONS OF INDONESIAN DEMOCRATISATION, Jakarta Post, February 2, 2004. PDF. Extended versionin Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XXXIX:10, March 6, 2004, with the name PROBLEMS AND OPTIONS FOR DEMOCRATISATION.

ASSESSING DEMOCRACY FROM BELOW: A FRAMEWORK AND INDONESIAN PILOT STUDY, Democratization, 13 (2): 227-255, April, 2006. PDF

TOWARDS AN AGENDA FOR MEANINGFUL HUMAN RIGHTS-BASED DEMOCRACY. EXECUTIVE REPORT FROM DEMOS’ 2ND ROUND SURVEY (with separate data summary) (with A. E. Priyono et al.), DEMOS: Jakarta, January 20, 2005. PDF

BEYOND THE CONFUSION OF RIGHTS AND DEMOCRACY – ASSESSING BEETHAM’S DEMOCRACY ASSESSMENT, Nordisk Tidsskrift for Menneskerettigheter, Nordic Journal of Human Rights. Vol. 24, Nr.1:2006. PDF

WORKERS IN POLITICS. WHY IS ORGANISED LABOUR MISSING FROM THE DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT? Olle Törnquist, in Inside Indonesia, No. 86 April-June, 2006. PDF

THE POLITICAL SYSTEM NEEDS TO BE OPENED, NOT CLOSED, Jakarta Post, December 27, 2006. PDF

MUSLIM POLITICS AND DEMOCRACY. THE CASE OF INDONESIA, Journal of Indonesian Islam, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2007 (IAIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya). PDF

HAS DEMOCRACY STALLED IN INDONESIA? in Seminar (New Delhi), 576, August, 2007. PDF

THE POLITICS OF DEMOCRATIC DECENTRALISATION, in Decentralisation in Kerala: Experiences and Lessons, (Ed.) M.A. Oommen, New Delhi: Institute of Social Sciences & Har-Andand Publications, 2007. PDF

FROM ELITIST TO POPULAR REPRESENTATION, Jakarta Post, April 11, 2007. PDF

INTRODUCTION: ASSESSING INDONESIAN DEMOCRACY FROM BELOW, in Törnquist, Olle (Ed. with Priyono, A.E and  Samadhi, Willy P). Making democracy Meaningful. Problems and Options in Indonesia. Concluding report from Demos’ national survey. Jakarta, Jogjakarta, Singapore: Demos, PCD Press, ISEAS publishing house 2007. (1st edition in Indonesian 2005) PDF

SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION, in Törnquist, Olle (Ed. with Priyono, A.E and  Samadhi, Willy P). Making democracy Meaningful. Problems and Options in Indonesia. Concluding report from Demos’ national survey, Jakarta, Jogjakarta, Singapore: Demos, PCD Press, ISEAS publishing house, 2007. (1st edition in Indonesian, 2005) PDF

KJAPT, EFFEKTIVT OG BILLIG, in Hagtvet, Bernt (Ed.) Folkemordenes Svarte Bok, Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, 2008. (2nd edition 2014) Also in English: QUICK, EFFICIENT AND CHEAP. PDF in Norwegianand in English

IS INDONESIA DEMOCRACTIC? Inside Indonesia, April, 2008. PDF

INTRODUCTION AND EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: ADVANCES, SETBACKS AND OPTIONS, in (Ed.) (Törnquist, Olle with the Demos team): Democracy Building on The Sand. Advances and Setbacks in Indonesia. Executive and Summary Report from the 2nd National Expert-Survey on Problems and Options of Indonesian Democracy, Jakarta: Demos, 2008. PDF

INTRODUCTION: THE PROBLEM IS RFEPRESENTATION! TOWARDS AN ANALYTICAL FRAMEWORK, in Törnquist, Olle, (Ed) (with Kristian Stokke and Neil Webster) Rethinking Popular Representation, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2009. PDF

POPULAR POLITICS OF REPRESENTATION. NEW LESSONS FROM INDONESIA, KERALA (INDIA) AND THE PHILIPPINES, (with Tharakan, P.K.M. and Quimpo, Nathan) in Törnquist, Olle, (Ed) (with Kristian Stokke and Neil Webster) Rethinking Popular Representation, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2009. PDF

(With Bastian, Sunil, Stokke, Kristian and Warouw, Nicolaas), INTRODUCTION TO THE PCD PROGRAMME, in The PCD Journal, Vol. 1:1, 2008. PDF

POWER, CONFLICT AND DEMOCRACY: THE ANALYTICAL FRAMEWORK, The PCD Journal 1(1), 2008. PDF

(With Kristian Stokke and Gyda Sindre), CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND DEMOCRATISATION IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE 2004 TSUNAMI. A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ACEH AND SRI LANKA, The PCD Journal 1(1), 2008. PDF

INDONESIA’S HELD BACK DEMOCRACY AND BEYOND INTRODUCTION AND EXECUTIVE BRIEFING, in (eds.) Willy Purna Samadhi and Nicolaas Warouw Building Democracy on the Sand. Advances and Setbacks in Indonesia. Jakarta and Jogjakarta; Demos and PCD Press. First edition: December 2008. PDF

(With Nicolaas Warouw) APPROACHING DEMOCRACY – INTRODUCTORY NOTES ON CONCEPTS, in (eds.) Willy Purna Samadhi and Nicolaas Warouw Building Democracy on the Sand. Advances and Setbacks in Indonesia, Jakarta and Jogjakarta; Demos and PCD Press. First edition: December 2008. PDF

INTRODUCTION AND GENERAL CONCLUSIONS. SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PEACE: TO BE CONTINUED, in, Törnquist, Olle, Prasetyo, Stanley, Adi, Birks, Teresa (eds.), 2009. Aceh. The Role of Democracy for Peace and Reconstruction. Jogjakarta: PCD Press. PDF

DEMOCRACY IN ACEH DIAGNOSIS & PROGNOSIS, in, Törnquist, Olle, Prasetyo, Stanley, Adi, Birks, Teresa (eds.), 2009. Aceh. The Role of Democracy for Peace and Reconstruction, Jogjakarta: PCD Press. PDF

DECENTRALISATION AND NEW POPULAR POLITICS OF REPRESENTATION: RECENT EXPERIENCES AND OLD LESSONS, in Journal of Parliamentary Studies, Vol. 1, June 2010. PDF

 (With Uning, Dara Meutia)  LOST IN TRANSLATION, LOST IN ELECTIONS, in Olle Törnquist; Stanley Adi Prasetyo & Teresa Birks (eds.), The Role of Democracy for Peace and Reconstruction,2nd edition, PCD Press, 2010. ISBN 978-979-17049-3-9. Ch 9, pp. 375 - 400

(With Marhaban, Shadia; Meutia Uning, Dara & Djuli, M. Nur) UP DATE TO SECOND VOLUME: POST SCRIPT-POLITICAL VENDETTA OR A DEMOCRATIC ALTERNATIVE, in Olle Törnquist; Stanley Adi Prasetyo & Teresa Birks (eds.), The Role of Democracy for Peace and Reconstruction,2nd edition, PCD Press, 2010. ISBN 978-979-17049-3-9. Up Date pp. 432 – 435. PDF

THE INDONESIAN COMMUNIST PARTY, in Silvio Pons & Robert Service (eds.), A Dictionary of 20th-Century Communism, Princeton University Press, 2010, ISBN 978-0-691-13585-4. PDF 

COMMUNISM IN THE INDIAN SUB-CONTINENT, in Silvio Pons & Robert Service (eds.), A Dictionary of 20th-Century Communism, Princeton University Press, 2010, ISBN 978-0-691-13585. PDF

RESEARCH-BASED DEMOCRACY PROMOTION. LESSONS FROM INDONESIA, PCD Journal, ISSN 2085-0433. 2(1), pp. 1- 36. PDF

PENGANTAR EDISI BEHASA INDONESIA: SETELAH BERSELANG 30 TAHUN (THIRTY YEARS AFTER: PREFACE TO THE INDONESIAN EDITION), in Penghancuran PKI (Indonesian edition of revised original English edition with new introduction of 'Dilemmas of Third World Communism: The destruction of PKI in Indonesia' (London: Zed Books 1984). Komunitas Bambu. ISBN 979-3731-25-7. New preface/introduction page vii – xxvi. New English introduction

INTRODUCTION AND CONCLUSION: FROM LIBERAL AND SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PEACE TO INDONESIAN NORMALISATION, in Olle Törnquist; Stanley Adi Prasetyo & Teresa Birks (eds.), The Role of Democracy for Peace and Reconstruction, 2nd edition, PCD Press, 2010, ISBN 978-979-17049-3-9. Ch 1 pp. 1 – 46. 

IS SOCIAL DEMOCRACY BEING UNDERMINED? Economic and Political Weekly. ISSN 0012-9976. XLVI(15), 2011, pp. 28- 31. PDF

DYNAMICS OF PEACE AND DEMOCRATIZATION. THE ACEH LESSONS. Democratization, ISSN 1351-0347, 18(3), 2011 pp. 823- 846. PDF

STATSVETENSKAPEN OCH ‘DET GLOBALA SYD’ – KOMMENTARER TILL GÖRAN HYDÉNS MINNEN; Statsvetenskaplig Tidskrift 2011, årgång 113:3. PDF

DEMOCRACY AND THE LEFT: EXPERIENCES FROM INDONESIA, in (eds.) Beckman, B and Ya’u, Y.Z, Organising for Democracy: Nigerian and Comparative Experiences, Stockholm and Kno: PODSU, AKCDRAT, CRD.PDF

(With Stokke, Kristian) TRANSFORMATIVE DEMOCRATIC POLITICS, in Kristian Stokke & Olle Törnquist (eds.), Democratization in the Global South: The Importance of Transformative Politics. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, ISBN 9780230370036. Ch 1 pp. 3 – 20. PDF

(With Stokke, Kristian) THE RELEVANCE OF THE SCANDINAVIAN EXPERIENCES, in Kristian Stokke & Olle Törnquist (eds.), Democratization in the Global South: The Importance of Transformative Politics. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, ISBN 9780230370036. Ch 2 pp. 21 – 41. PDF

(With Stokke, Kristian) PARADIGMATIC FAILURES OF TRANSFORMATIVE DEMOCRATIC POLITICS: INDONESIA AND SRI LANKA IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE, in Kristian Stokke & Olle Törnquist (eds.), Democratization in the Global South: The Importance of Transformative Politics, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, ISBN 9780230370036. Ch 5 pp. 100 – 124. PDF

(With Stokke, Kristian) EXPERIENCES AND STRATEGIC INTERVENTIONS IN TRANSFORMATIVE DEMOCRATIC POLITICS, in Kristian Stokke & Olle Törnquist (eds.), Democratization in the Global South: The Importance of Transformative Politics. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013 ISBN 9780230370036. Ch 14 pp. 302 – 311. PDF

POPULAR ASPIRATIONS, DECENTRALIZATION AND LOCAL DEMOCRACY’ inImperative of Good Local Governance: Challenges for the Next Decade of Decentralization,Edited by Joakim Öjendal and Anki Dellnäs, Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 2013. PDF

DEMOCRATISING LOCAL POLITICS: THE CASE OF INDONESIA, in (eds.)  Saiful Mahdi, Muhammad Riza Nurdin, Local Democracy in Post-conflict society. The case of Aceh Selatan, Indonesia, Denpasar and Banda Aceh: Pustaka Larasan, ICAIOS and The Aceh Institute, 2013. PDF

(With Leena Avonius, lead author, and Fadhli Ali)MAPPING SPACES FOR DEMOCRATIC PARTICIPATION IN SOUTH ACEH) (eds.) Saiful Mahdi, Muhammad Riza Nurdin, Local Democracy in Post-conflict society. The case of Aceh Selatan, Indonesia, Denpasar and Banda Aceh: Pustaka Larasan, ICAIOS and The Aceh Institute, 2013. PDF

(With Purwo Santoso, Amalinda Savirani, Eric Hiariej, HasrulHanif, Willy Purna Samadhi, Debbie Prabawati, Wening Hapsari M,) EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: DEMOCRACY BASELINE SURVEY POWER WELFARE AND DEMOCRACY (PWD) Universitas Gadjah Mada and University of Oslo, Jogjakarta: UGM, 2014. PDF in Englishand in Indonesian

THE INDONESIAN MARGINALISATION OF CLASS INTERESTS AND DEMOCRACY, translated and published in AE Priyono and Usman Hamid(eds.) Merancang Arah Baru Demokrasi: Indonesia Pasca Reformasi, Jakarta, KPG: 2014. PDF in Englishand in Indonesian

STAGNATION OR TRANSFORMATION IN INDONESIA? Economic& Political Weekly December 13, 2014 vol xlIX no 50 PDF

COMPARATIVE NOTES ON INDIAN EXPERIENCES OF SOCIAL DEMOCRACY: KERALA AND WEST BENGAL (with John Harrss), CSES working paper (No 29), Kochi, 2015. PDF

INTRODUCTION (with Amalinda Savirani) in (Ed.) (with Amalinda Savirani) RECLAIMING THE STATE. OVERCOMING PROBLEMS OF DEMOCRACY IN POST-SOEHARTO INDONESIA, Yogyakarta: PolGov and PCD Press 2015, ISBN 978-602-71962-3-0 , pages 1-18. PDF

BYPASSING THE PROBLEMS OF DEMOCRATISATION (with Willy Purna Samadhi) in (Ed.) (with Amalinda Savirani) RECLAIMING THE STATE. OVERCOMING PROBLEMS OF DEMOCRACY IN POST-SOEHARTO INDONESIA, Yogyakarta: PolGov and PCD Press 2015, ISBN 978-602-71962-3-0 , pages 95-116. PDF

RECOMENDATION (with Amalinda Savirani, Eric Hiariej, Hasrul Hanif, Willy Purna Samadhi) in (Ed) (with Amalinda Savirani) RECLAIMING THE STATE. OVERCOMING PROBLEMS OF DEMOCRACY IN POST-SOEHARTO INDONESIA, Yogyakarta: PolGov and PCD Press 2015, ISBN 978-602-71962-3-0 , pages 117-132. PDF

VARFÖR STAGNERAR DEMOKRATISERINGEN OCH VILKEN ÄR VÄGEN FRAMÅT? DE INDONESISKA INSIKTERNA, in Raino Malnes (red.) Velkomen til Statsvitenskap, Oslo: Gyldendal, 2016) PDF

in Indonesian : *‘PENYEBAB KEMANDEKAN DAN JALAN MENUJU DEMOKRATISASI’ in Prisma Vol. 36, No. 1, 2017: pp 3-21, ISSN 0301-6269 PDF PDF

(with Djani, L, Tjandra, S, Tanjung, O.) STALEMATED POPULISM AND THE CASE FOR CITIZENSHIP-DRIVEN SOCIAL DEMOCRACY, (Forthcoming in anthology on citizenship eds Hiariej, E. and Stokke, K.) PDF

(with Eric Hiareij) INDONESIAN POLITICS AND CITIZENSHIP IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE. (Forthcoming in anthology on citizenship eds Hiariej, E. and Stokke, K.) PDF

(with Hasrul Hanif, Eric Hiariej, Willy P. Samadhi, THE DOWNSIDE OF INDONESIA'S SUCESSFUL LIBERAL DEMOCRATISATION AND THE WAY AHEAD. NOTES FROM THE PARTICIPATORY SURVEYS AND CASE STUDIES 2000-2016, Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs 1/2017. PDF

 

Lexica

FILPPINERNA: Statsskick och politik, i Nationalencyklopedin, Vol 6, 1991. Bra Böcker. PDF

INDONESIEN: Statsskick och politik, i Nationalencyklopedin,Vol 9 1992. reviderad upplaga, Bra Böcker. 1999. PDF

MODERNISERING, BEROENDETEORI, PATRON-KLIENT, KOLONIALISM, UTVECKLINGSLAND. i Østerud, Ø.; Goldmann, K.; Pedersen, M.N. (ed.): Statsvitenskapelig Leksikon Universitetsforlaget, Oslo. 1997. PDF

 

Selected OLD research reports and working papers

SWEDIC. U-LANDSPOLITIK PÅ STORFÖRETAGENS VILLKOR. (with Björn Beckman);  Kommentarer till 1977 års industribiståndsutredning.(SWEDIC: Swedish third world policy conditioned by big-business. Comments on the 1977 committee report on assistance for industrial development), Uppsala University, the Akut-group, 1977.

PROBLEMS OF CLASS ANALYSIS — CONTRADICTIONS AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS IN THE THIRD WORLD: Report from a Nordic seminar, Uppsala, April 23-25, 1982. The Akut-series no.23, Uppsala University, 1982.

UTVECKLINGEN I TREDJE VÄRLDEN OCH DEN SVENSKA UTVECKLINGS­FORSKNINGENS RELEVANS, (The transformation of the third world and the relevance of Swedish development research: A report from a conference arranged by the Akut group with Swedish social science oriented scholars on the third world and the Swedish Agency for Research Co-operation with Developing Countries. September 28-30, 1983.), the Akut-series no. 29, Uppsala University, 1984.

PROBLEMS OF RADICAL POLITICAL STRATEGY UNDER THE RISE OF NEW CAPITALISM: South and Southeast Asia in a comparative perspective; The Akut-series no. 28, Uppsala 1984.

PROBLEMS OF RADICAL PEASANT STRUGGLES IN CONTEMPORARY INDONESIA, in Rural Transformation in Southeast Asia, (Eds.) Christer Gunnarsson, Mason C. Hoadley, and Peter Wad, Nordic Association for Southeast Asian Studies, Lund, 1987

U-LANDSFORSKARE I UPPSALA MED INTRESSE FÖR SAMHÄLLS­VETENSKAPLIGA UTVECKLINGSPROBLEM, EN KARTLÄGGNING 1986/87. (Social science oriented scholars on the third world in Uppsala with an intertest in problems of development: an annotated inventory), Uppsala University, the Faculty of Social Sciences, 1987.

STATE AND AGRARIAN TRANSFORMATION: Critique of an Indian and Indonesian debate. Working paper Uppsala University 1989.

WHAT'S WRONG WITH THIRD WORLD MARXISM? POLITICAL LESSONS FROM INDONESIA, INDIA AND THE PHILIPPINES: The Akut-series no.44, Uppsala University, 1991. (Also (somewhat shortened) in Frontier (Calcutta) Vol 23, no. 43, June 8, 1991.)

SYNPUNKTER PÅ SAREC's FORTSATTA STÖD TILL FORSKNING OM DEMOKRATI OCH MÄNSKLIGA RÄTTIGHETER (Sakkunnigutlåtande) (Comments on Sarec's future plans for support to research on democracy and human rights), Uppsala, 1994.

(with Anders Uhlin), DEMOCRACY IN THE THIRD WORLD: Frontiers of Research and Possible Syntheses, Uppsala and Lund, January 1995.

NEW POPULAR MOVEMENTS AND THE MIDDLE CLASSES IN THE PROCESS OF DEMOCRATISATION. Paper to the 1 st. European Association for South-East Asian Studies Conference, Leiden, June 1995.

SUMMARY OF TENTATIVE CONCLUSIONS FROM RESTUDY OF THE POPULAR POLITICS OF DEMOCRATISATION IN THE PHILIPPINES. Uppsala University, 1995.

MARGINAL NOTES ON IMPRESSIVE ATTEMPTS -- ON THE EFFORTS AT DEMOCRACTIC DECENTRALISATION AND PLANNING FROM BELOW IN KERALA; Paper to International Kerala Conference,New Dehli. 1996-12-09.

ON POPULAR PHILIPPINE POLITICS OF DEMOCRATISATION IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE -- European Conference on Philippine Studies Aix-en-Provence. 1997-04-27.

KOMMENTARER TILL VÄRLDSBANKSRAPPORTEN OM STAT OCH STYRE I DEN TREDJE VÄRLDEN, Paper to Norsk Institutt for by- og regionforskning, Oslo. 1997-12-11

ANALYSIS OF THE SITUATION IN INDONESIA: THE WILD BEAST AND THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, report to Indonesia hearing with the Swedish Minsitry for Foreign Affairs, 1998-02-16.

POLITICS, PARTIES AND DEMOCRATISATION: THEORETICAL REFLECTIONS ON CONCRETE CASES IN INDONESIA, KERALA AND THE PHILIPPINES -- ECPR Joint sessions 1998; Workshop 2:Change and Continuity in the Roles of Parties in Democratisation, University of Warwick, UK. 1998-03.

ABORTED DEMOCRATISATION: SUHARTO'S VICTORY AND THE IMF'S LACK OF AN ALTERNATIVE – Key note paper to seminar on Indonesia's Crisis: Roots and Prospects Nobelinstitutet, Oslo (organiser: The Pacific Asia Network). 1998-04-21

THE TRANSITION TO DEMOCRACY IN INDONESIA – Key-note paper to the conference Toward structural reforms for democratisation in Indonesia: Problems and Prospects Jakarta (Indonesian Institute of Scienses and Ford Foundation). 1998-08.

PROBLEMS OF DEMOCRATISATION IN INDONESIA – the EUROSEAS 98 conference: Looking forward, Looking Back, Hamburg. 1998-09 and the Conference on Democratisation in Indonesia and the question of East Timor Jakarta; Universitas Paramadina Mulya. 1998-11-30.

THE DYNAMICS OF DEMOCRATISATION IN INDONESIA: A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE – Paper read at the 1998 seminar series Asia Research Centre, Murdoch University, Perth. 1998-12-16.

OF CIVIL SOCIETY: THEORETICAL REFLECTIONS WITH INDIAN AND SOUTHEAST ASIAN ILLUSTRATIONS, Contribution to the conference Civil Society, Authoritarianism, and Globalisation Stockholm/Bergendal. 1998-09.

DEMOCRATIC ACTORS AND THEIR CONSTITUENTS IN INDONESIA: Joint report on the ongoing project about democratic processes till the fall of Suharto and proposal to continue by analysing the role and capacity of democratic actors during the current transition from authoritarian rule – “From Crackdown to Democracy?”;  (with Arief Budiman). Oslo, Jakarta and Melbourne, Sept. 1998.

KRITISKA VARIABLER I FÖRHÅLLANDET MELLAN STATEN OCH DET CIVILA SAMHÄLLET ILLUSTRERAT AV UTVECKLINGEN IINDONESIEN – Key note paper to seminar on Demokratisering og ökonomisk utvikling - hva kommer först? Lom, Fossheim (arrangerat av FNI). 1999-10-14.

THE ROLE OF LABOUR UNIONS IN THE PROCESS OF DEMOCRATISATION IN ASIA (Eds. with Gunnar Handeland), Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo, 2000.

THE MISSING LINK IN NEW POPULAR POLITICS OF DEMOCRATISATION, Paper to the ECPR workshop on Parties, Party Systems and Democratic Consolidation, Grenoble, 6-11, April, 2001.

TOWARDS AN ACTOR ORIENTED APPROACH TO DEMOCRATISATION ASSESSMENT, Paper to “democracy Assessment and Indicators: a Global Policy-Development Seminar, Organised by International IDEA and the Local Politics and Democratisation Network, University of Oslo, 21-22, October 2002.

ASSESSING AND SUPPORTING DEMOCRATISATION IN INDONESIA: A USER ORIENTED APPROACH. Proposal to NORAD and Sida for an integrated Democracy Research and Studies Programme, University of Oslo, December 2002.

DEMOCRATIC ACTORS AND THEIR CONSTITUENTS IN INDONESIA, in Report from the International Conference on Democracy and Hyuman Rights, Göteborg, 2-5 October, 2003.  Centre for Asien Studies, Göteborgs Universitet, 2004.

RE-POLITICISATION OF DEMOCRACY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: REFLECTIONS ON AN EMERGING TREND, Paper toworkshop on 'Supporting Political Party Systems', arranged by SIDA and the Collegium for Development Studies, University of Uppsala, October 13, 2004; Published in an anthology from Sida, Stockholm, Sweden.

RISET NASIONAL DEMOS PUTARAN II (2004/2005). MASALAH-MASALAH DAN PILIHAN-PILIHAN DEMOKRATISASI DI INDONESIA. KUESIONER. (with A. E. Priyono et al)  Jakarta: Demos, 2004.

POLITICISATION AND DEMOCRACY: TOWARDS CONTEXTUAL SOUTH-NORTH COMPARISONS UNDER GLOBAL NEO-LIBERALISM, Project proposal to the Oslo University Politics Department's joint research programme, November, 18, 2004.

THE NEW LOCAL CIVIL SOCIETY: PERSPECTIVES FROM THE NORTH AND THE SOUTH. Paper to The Forum for Local Democracy, University of Oslo, February 2, 2006.

LABOUR, CAPITAL AND POST COLONIAL DEMOCRACY COMPARATIVE NOTES FROM INDONESIA AND INDIA. Draft paper to Conference on “Trade Unions and Politics: Africa in a Comparative Perspective”, Johannesburg, 21-22 July, and  the RC 44 sessions at the International Sociological Association World Congress, Durban, 23-29, July, 2006.

FOUR QUESTIONS TO EXPERIENCED PRO-DEMOCRATS IN INDONESIA ON THE MAJOR DILEMMAS OF MOVING AHEAD. Manuscript, Jogjakarta 2006.

PROBLEMS AND OPTION OF SCALING-UP AND BUILDING DEMOCRATIC REPRESENTATION, contribution on early results from field studies to Demos executive report on preliminary conclusions from thematic studies, Jakarta April 2007.

THE ROLE OF DEMOCRACY IN ACEH Paper to 7th EUROSEAS Conference at University of Naples, 12-15 September 2007:Panel 32: The Politics of Post-Conflict Aceh: In-depth Analysis and Comparative Perspectives.

DEMOCRATIC POLITICAL BLOCKS (DPBs) (WITH THE AFFILIATED ASSOCIATION OF POLITICIANS FOR MEANINGFUL DEMOCRACY (PMD) WHAT? WHY? AND HOW? Manuscript, December 2007.

 

Some reviews

Not updated between 1999 and 2006

Törnquist, Olle (1978). Limqueco et.al: Filippinerna - från kolonialism till undantagstillstånd, Bokcaféts månadsbulletin nr. 25/, 1978. PDF 

Törnquist, Olle (1982).Sune Sunesson: Byråkrati och historia. Fem studier i politik och organisation, Bokcaféets månadsbulletin, nr. 64/65, 1982. PDF

Törnquist, Olle (1985). P.T. Bauer: Biståndsmyten, i Tiden nr. 2, 1985. PDF

Törnquist, Olle (1988). Gunnar Heckscher: Asiatiskt maktspel, (1986), i Bokbox, nr. 94, 1988. PDF

Törnquist, Olle (1988). Tariq Ali: Nehrus & Gandhis - en indisk dynasti, i Bokbox, nr. 95, 1988. PDF

Törnquist, Olle (1989). Sören Sommelius: Indiens kämpande Kerala, i SIDA Rapport, nr. 3, 1989. PDF

Törnquist, Olle (1991). H. Berggren: En okänd värld–Malaykulturen & ASEAN-länderna, i SIDA Rapport, 6/91. PDF

Törnquist, Olle (1991).Gillian Hart: Power, Labour and Livelihood. Processes of Change in Rural Java (University of California Press, 1986), in Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars, Vol. 23, no. 2, 1991. PDF 

Törnquist, Olle (2000). James T. Siegel: A New Criminal Type in Jakarta: Counter Revolution Today, ETHNOS Journal of Anthropology, 2000 (No.2). PDF

 

2006 -

Törnquist, Olle (2006). Teresia Rindefjäll: Democracy Beyond the Ballot Box: Citizen Participation and Social Rights in Post-Transition Chile. Statsvetenskaplig Tidsskrift.  ISSN 0039-0747 (4). PDF

Törnquist, Olle (2006). Stefan Eklöf: Power and Political Culture in Suharto's Indonesia. Democratization. ISSN 1351-0347. 13(2) PDF

Törnquist, Olle (2006). Prisoners of Social Capital. Bhattacharyya et al. (eds): Interrogating Social Captital: The Indian Experience, Economic and Political Weekly. ISSN 0012-9976. s 3404- 3407. PDF  

Törnquist, Olle (2007). John Roosa: Pretext for Mass Murder. The September 30th Movement and Suharto’s Coup d’Etat in Indonesia. International Review of Social History, Vol 52:2, August 2007. (Book review). PDF

Törnquist, Olle (2008). Mikaela Nyman: Democratising Indonesia. The Challenge of Civil Society in the Era of Reformasi. Democratization, VOL 15, No 2  2008. (Book review). PDF

Törnquist, Olle (2010). Marco Bünte and Andreas Ufen (eds.): Democratization in Post-Suharto Indonesia. Democratization. ISSN 1351-0347. 17(1), s 214- 216. PDF

Törnquist, Olle (2011). Michele Ford: Workers and Intellectuals: NGOs, Trade Unions and the Indonesian Labour Movement.Pacific Affairs.ISSN 0030-851X. 84(1) 2011. PDF

 

 

 

Selected research based contributions to the public discourse

(Med Thommy Svensson); DEN NYGAMLA KINESISKA UTRIKESPOLITIKEN, i Aftonbladet, 30 december, 1971. PDF

ISLAND - EN POLITISK VULKAN, i Ny Dag, nr. 54, 1978. PDF

(Med Kenneth Hermele) THERE IS NO BUSINESS LIKE AGRO-BUSINESS - ETT SAMTAL MED ERICH H. JACOBY, i Kommentar 3/78. PDF

(under pseudonym) INDONESISK RESA 1—8, i Aftonbladet, February 28, and 29, March 3, 5, 6, 7, 12, and 14, 1980. PDF

KRITISK SOLIDARITET OCH SOLIDARISK KRITIK, i Kommentar 8/1980. PDF

DE VISADE OSS KRIGET OCH MÄNNISKORNA, (They showed us the war and the people: A critical analysis of Lennart Malmer's and Ingala Romare's documentary films on Vietnam), i Film& TV, no 23-24, 1980. PDF    

ÖST-TIMORS KAMP - KORT HISTORIK FRAM TILL DEN INDONESISKA INVASIONEN, iÖst-Timor: det glömda kriget, Öst-Timor kommittén, Stockholm, 1981. PDF

STÖD ÅT  TILLVÄXT ELLER DEMOKRATI? i Stockholms Tidningen, October 19, 1983. PDF

FRÅN ANALYS TILL FILM, i Film & TV, no. 4/1983. An analysis of a semi-documentary film based on prof. Erich Jacoby's book "Man and Land". PDF

OM BEROENDESKOLAN, i Zenit, nr. 4, 1983. PDF

INDONESIEN OCH KOLONIALISMEN: MAX HAVELAAR OCH PRAMOEDYA'S ROMANKVARTETT, i Sveriges Radio: Obs-magasinet, 25/3-83. PDF

INDONESIEN: PROTESTER MOT BRUTAL EXPANSION, i SIDA Rapport, nr. 2, 1984. PDF

DEN SNABBA UTVECKLINGENS BAKSIDA (Tiananmen square in a comparative perspective) i Dagens Nyheter, June 12, 1989. PDF

OLLE TÖRNQUIST OM STATEN OCH DEMOKRATIN: DET RÄCKER INTE ATT BYTA SOCIALISM MOT KAPITALISM, i SIDA Rapport, nr 3, 1990. PDF

VEM SLÅSS NU FÖR DEMOKRATI I FILIPPINERNA? i SIDA Rapport, nr. 1, 1991. Also in English: WHO IS NOW FIGHTING FOR DEMOCRACY IN THE PHILIPPINES? PDF in Swedishand in English

KAN MEDELKLASSEN BÄRA UPP NYFÖDD DEMOKRATI? (Filippinerna) i SIDA Rapport Nr. 6 1992. PDF

OLD COMMUNISM IRRELEVANT Interview (during the crackdown on democracy activists branded as communists) in Jakarta Post, 1996-08-23. PDF

BLIR DET OMVÄLVNING I INDONESIEN? Sveriges Radio P1:16-timmen, 1996-09-28.

DECENTRALISATION NEED OF THE HOUR, Interview in Indian Express, 1997-01-11. PDF

HJÄLP TILL EN KATASTROF: Olle Törnquist ser Väst satsa fel ännu en gång i Indonesien. Aftonbladet, 8 april 1998. PDF

SIZING UP AN APPROPRIATE ELECTORAL SYSTEM, in Jakarta Post 1998-12-09. PDF

THE 9 ASIA WORKSHOP HEARINGS 1999-2000, in co-operation with the Norwegian Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

ANALYS AV LÄGET I INDONESIEN OCH KRISENS BAKGRUND -- NÅR ÖKONOMER BARE TENKER ÖKONOMI, Ny Tid Oslo. 1998-05-21.

INDONESIENS VAL EN DEMOKRATISK SEGER – Arbetaren SAC, Stockholm. 1999-09 (35). PDF

KOMMENTAR: ÖSTTIMOR -- FOLKLIGA AKTIONER ÄR DET ENDA SOM BITER Svenska Dagbladet Stockholm. 1999-09-28. (Även i Merdeka & Östtimor information nr. 10, 1999) samt på norsk FOLKELIGE AKSJONER NYTTER!, Ny Tid, nr. 36, 1/10/99) PDF in Swedishand in Norwegian

STUDENTS DESERVE PEACE PRIZE – Jakarta Post 1999-10-07. Link to article

NO SHORTCUT TO DEMOCRACY: OLLE TÖRNQUIST SPEAKS WITH GERRY VAN KLINKEN - Inside Indonesia nr 57, Northcote, Australia. Jan. 1999. PDF

DEN VINGLIGA VÄGEN MOT DEMOKRATI, Svenska Dagbladet, 22 December, 1999; Längre version: INDONESIA, DAGEN DERPÅ, Ny Tid, 1-7 januari, 2000. And THE DAY AFTER, in Economic and Political Weekly, Januray 8, 2000. PDF in Swedish, in Norwegian and in English

AN OPEN LETTER TO INDONESIAN REFORMISTS (about the need for a genuine truth and reconciliation commission on the 1965/66 massacres), Jakarta Post, April 17, 2000. PDF in Englishand link to article. På norsk FRYKT IKKE SANNHETEN, Ny Tid, 20-26 mai, 2000. PDF in Norwegian

ÖSTTIMORKOMMITTENS FÖRSTA ORDFÖRANDE (1975-1979) MINNS, Östtimorbulletinen/Merdeka Stockholm. 2000-02; årgång 5 (11) PDF

ASIAS KRISE: GLOBALISERT RØVERI, LOKALT DESPOTI, NYTT DEMOKRATI? Dagbladet (Nettavisen) 2000-02-22. Link to article. Også i Ny Tid 3 mars 2000: GLOBALT RØVERI ELLER LOKALT DESPOTI. PDF in Norwegian and in Swedish

STEINRIKE, NYFATTIGE NORGE, Dagbladet, December 12, 2000, Syn og Segn and Samfunnsviteren, 2001. Link to article and PDF in Swedish

KRIGET STÄRKER EXTREMISTERNA, Dagens Nyheter, 19 november 2001. PDF  Även i Ny Tid med titeln DEN GLOBALA ALLIANSEN OCH DEMOKRATIN , 16 november 2001. Link to article

SUHARTOS GLEMTE OG GJEMTE MASSAKRE (interview), Klassekampen: Magasinet, 14 December, 2002.

FORSKAR FOR DEMOKRATI (interview)Apollon, No 4, 2003. Link to article

BISTAND OG DEMOKRATIBYGGING, Dagbladet,  1 april, 2004. Link to article

C’MON, BUNG, LET’S GET IT BACK, Tempo, October 18, 2004. (In Indonesian in Edisi11-17 October) PDF

KAMPEN MÅSTE GÅ VIDARE: AKTIVISTEN MUNIR STOD FÖR DET BÄSTA I DEN INDONESISKA DEMOKRATIRÖRELSEN, Dagens Nyheter 17 november, 2004. PDF and link to article

THE DEATH OF A HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGNER, Jakarta Post, November 26, 2004. PDF

MUNIR: IN MEMORIAM, in Economic and Political Weekly,Vol. XXXIX:48, November 27, 2004. PDF

INDONESIAS FREMSTE DEMOKRATIAKTIVIST MYRDA (intervju), Uniforum nr. 15/2004. Link to article

INDONESIAN DEMOCRACY: FAÇADE OR UNDER WAY? Jakarta Post, January 1, 2005. PDF and link to article

THE MULYANA SOAP OPERA, Tempo (Jakarta) 4/05. PDF

MAKING DEMOCRACY MEANINGFUL FOR INDONESIA, Jakarta Post, November 24, 2005. PDFand link to article

TSUNAMI-BISTÅNDET I ACEH KAN MISSA HISTORISK CHANS, Göteborgs Posten, January 2006. PDF and link to article

NÄSTA FREDSPRIS - FÖR FREDEN. PDF and link to article 

IDONESIAN DEMOCRACY: ADVANCES, SETBACKS, OPTIONS, Jakarta Post, May 6, 2008. PDF and link to article

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCES (ON DEMOCRATIC POLITICAL BLOCKS); in Tempo, November(?), 2008 , Jakarta. PDF

THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR AHTISAARI AND ACEH, Jakarta Post 10 December, 2008. PDF

NY VÅR FÖR DEMOKRATIN? Samfunnsviteren.  ISSN 0805-7206. 18(3), s 14 - 16. PDF

REMEMBERING JOESOEF ISAK'S CONTRIBUTION TO DEMOCRACY,Jakarta Post,August 21, 2009. PDF

THE MAESTRO OF CIVIL SOCIETY WORK,(Remembering Asmara Nababan) Jakarta Post, 8 November /2010. PDFand link to article

PROBLEMET ÄR PROVINSIALISMEN, INTE SOCIALDEMOKRATIN; ARENA, 7 februari, 2012. PDF

DEMOCRACY BASHING: ON CORRUPTION AND PEACE IN ACEH,Jakarta Post, 27 January 2012. PDF and link to article

ALTERNATIV TIL HØYREPOPULISME. SOSIALDEMOKRATIET ER IKKE EGNET TIL Å TAKLE GLOBALISERINGENS ULEMPER. Aftenposten 05.jun. 2013. PDFand link to article

MEGAWATI’S INDIAN LESSONS,Jakarta Post, December 16, 2013. PDFand link to article

INDONESIA’S DEMOCRATIZATION STAGNANT BUT NOT LOST, Jakarta Post, February 25, 2014. PDFand link to article

OLLE TÖRNQUIST: CAPAIAN UTAMA [GO POLITIK BURUH] ADALAH JIKA FRONT MELUAS SEPERTI KAJS DAPAT SUNGGUH MULAI DIWUJUDKAN’ (Interview) in Lembaran Buruh Lembur, Jakarta, Edisi 35- Bulan April, 2014. PDF

PROF OLLE TORNQUIST: DEMOKRASI INDONESIA HARUS KOKOH, (Interviw), Kompas Mingu, June 8, 2014. PDF

RISIKABELT VÄGVAL I INDONESIEN,Dagens Arena 5/7/2014 og Klassekampen 9/7/2014. PDFand link to article

DÄRFÖR ÄR DET TYST OM U-LANDS- OCH BISTÅNDSPOLITIKENDAGENS Dagens Arena 22/8/2014. PDF and link to article

STERK STAT FÖRST? FRA NYLIBERALISME TIL GAMMELETATISME. Klassekampen 8 November, 2014 , PDF

FROM NEOLIBERALISM TO NEW-ETATISM, Jakarta Post 18 Dec, 2014. PDF, link to article

STERK STAT FÖRST? FRA NYLIBERALISME TIL GAMMELETATISME. Klassekampen 8 November, 2014 , PDF

REPLIK (Hvordan bygge en effektiv stat) Klassekampen 22 November, 2014 PDF

STAGNATION OR TRANSFORMATION IN JOKOWI’S INDONESIA? Tempo (English Edition) November 23, 2014, Jakarta, PDF

SEGRARNAS HISTORIA OM TSUNAMIHJÄLPEN, www.biståndsdebatten PDF Link

DE MÄKTIGA SKIFTAR SINA PRIORITERINGAR -- TILL FÖRMÅN FÖR VAD? Dagens ETC, 27/01/2015. PDF

*THE POLITICS OF AMNESIA (GLÖMSKANS POLITIK; GLEMSELENS POLITIKK) Klassekampen 30.09.15 PDF; Replik Klassekampen PDF; Dagens Nyheter 30.09.15 PDF; Economic and Political Weekly 3 Oct 2015 (full version) PDF ; Jakarta Post 29.09.15 (short version) PDF

*SÅ KAN VI NÅ ETT 'GLOBAL DEAL', Dagens Arena, June 30, 2016. PDF

*OmVärlden 10-01-2017: Ingen demokrati utan välfärd PDF

*AGENDA 7-2-2017: Kan sosialdemokratiet fornyes? PDF

*Jakarta Post 10.03.2017: Overtaking Right-Wing Populism in Indonesia? http://www.thejakartapost.com/academia/2017/03/10/insight-overtaking-right-wing-populism-in-indonesia.html

http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2017/03/14/correction.html PDF

LEFT OVERS...

* Aceh: Verandah of lost opportunities – (from 2012 - to be updated!) (for a collapsed anthology). PDF

* Civic action and deficit democracy (left over mss from 2007, as an anthology collapsed; mss to be updated and published elsewhere). PDF