Table of contents for Indonesian education : teachers, schools, and central bureaucracy / Christopher Bjork.

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Preface: Glimpses of Life in an Indonesian Junior High School
 Recognizing Student Leaders
 Translation of the Curriculum in the Classroom
Chapter One: Introduction
 The Impetus for Educational Reform in Indonesia
 Theories about the Devolution of Authority and Schools
 First Impressions of the Indonesian Setting
Chapter Two: Contextualizing the Puzzle
 A Description of Malang
 The School Settings
Chapter Three: Creation and Development of Educational
Decentralization Reform
 Seeds of Change
 First Steps to Devolve Authority to Local Schools
 Funding for Reform
 The Goals of Educational Change
Chapter Four: Connecting Current Conditions to Their Historical
 Education Prior to Independence
 Japanese Influences
 Education in the First Years of the Republic
 System Expansion and Teacher Shortages
 The Transition to the New Order Era
 Education Policy under Suharto
 New Priorities at the Ministry of Education and Culture
Chapter Five: Two Distinct Worlds
 The Education and Training of Ministry Officials
 Rewards and Sanctions
 The Division between National and Local Actors
 Transferring Authority across Levels
Chapter Six: Teacher Attachments to the System
 Attempting to Make Sense of Teachers' Actions
 Ceremonies and Rituals
 Effects of the Government's Stress on Loyalty to the Nation
 Civil Service Culture Past and Present
 Teachers' Lives Beyond the Borders of Campus
 Exceptions to the Pattern
Chapter Seven: Policy Implementation at the Local Level
 Policy Goals Re-examined
 Teacher Explanations for Their Actions
 Implications for Classroom Instruction
Chapter Eight: Autonomy and Resistance at St. Timothy's Junior
 Revising the Government's Agenda
 Effects of Resistance to Central Authority
 Curriculum, Teacher Responsibility, and Instructional
 Explaining Differences between the Systems
 Effects of the Chinese Community's Marginal Status
Chapter Nine: Conclusion
 Summary of Local Responses to Education Policy
 Obstacles to the Transfer of Authority
 Historical Patterns of Government Treatment of Public
 Teachers as Civil Servants
 Power Dynamics in the Indonesian Education System
 Evidence from Other Locations
 The Broader Political Context and Power Structures

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Education -- Indonesia.