Regional Perspectives of COVID-19 in Indonesia

Release Date:August 2021
Editor(s):Budy P. Resosudarmo, Tri Mulyaningsih, Dominicus S. Priyarsono, Devanto Pratomo and Arief A. Yusuf
Publisher:IRSA Press
Series:IRSA Book Series on Regional Development No. 19
Price:IDR 100,000 (USD 10)

In mid 2020, IRSA produced a call for papers inviting Indonesian academics to report and analyse issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic at regional level in Indonesia in order to provide regional perspectives on how the pandemic has affected local people, and how local people responded to this treat and what policy gaps seen from the regions.  Thirty-five academics responded to this call, resulting in these 15 selected chapters for this book. These chapters deal with inter-regions as well as specific region analysis. The specific region analyses cover from issues in large cities such as Jakarta, Yogyakarta and Manado to those in remote areas such as Tual islands, border areas of West Kalimantan and Papua. The COVID-19 related issues in this book are rich, as they also include the issues of regional election, people mobilities, social capital, poverty and food prices.


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