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Authored Books

Buehler, Michael (2016) The Politics of Shari'a Law: Islamist Activists and the State in Democratizing Indonesia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Book Chapters

Buehler, Michael (2018) 'The Ephemeral Nature of Local Political Monopolies.' In: Hefner, Robert W., (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Indonesia. Abingdon; New York: Routledge, pp. 106-117.

Buehler, Michael (2014) 'Elite Competition and Changing State-Society Relations: Shari’a Policymaking in Indonesia.' In: Ford, Michele and Pepinsky, Tom, (eds.), Beyond Oligarchy: Wealth, Power, and Contemporary Indonesian Politics. Ithaca: Cornell Southeast Asia Program Publications, pp. 157-175.

Buehler, Michael (2012) 'Indonesia.' In: Countries at the Crossroads. New York City: Freedom House, pp. 1-33.

Buehler, Michael (2010) 'Decentralisation and Local Democracy in Indonesia: The Marginalisation of the Public Sphere.' In: Problems of Democratisation in Indonesia: Elections, Institutions and Society. Singapore: ISEAS, pp. 267-285.

Buehler, Michael (2010) 'Indonesia.' In: Countries at the Crossroads. New York City: Freedom House, pp. 273-296.

Buehler, Michael (2009) 'The Rising Importance of Personal Networks in Indonesian Local Politics: An Analysis of the District Government Head Elections in South Sulawesi in 2005.' In: Deepening Democracy in Indonesia. Singapore: ISEAS, pp. 101-124.

Journal Article

Buehler, Michael, Nataatmadja, Ronnie and Anugrah, Iqra (2021) 'Limitations to subnational authoritarianism: Indonesian local government head elections in comparative perspective.' Regional and Federal Studies, 31 (3). pp. 381-404.

Buehler, Michael (2021) 'Indonesia in 2020: Pestilence and Incompetence.' Asian Survey, 61 (1). pp. 106-114.

Buehler, Michael and Nataatmadja, Ronnie (2020) 'Authoritarian diasporas in Indonesia and the Philippines: comparative perspectives on elite survival and defection.' Democratization, 28 (3). pp. 521-538.

Buehler, Michael (2020) '"Try to be more like Norway on a Sunny Day!" Regulatory Capitalism and the Challenges of Combatting Corruption in Indonesia's Upstream Oil and Gas Sector Supply Chains.' Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence, 4.

Buehler, Michael and Nataatmadja, Ronnie (2019) 'A research agenda for studying legislative incumbent turnover in new democracies, using Indonesia as a case study.' South East Asia Research, 27 (3). pp. 203-224.

Pisani, Elizabeth and Buehler, Michael (2016) 'Why do Indonesian politicians promote shari’alaws? An analytic framework for Muslim-majority democracies.' Third World Quarterly, 38 (3). pp. 734-752.

Buehler, Michael and Muhtada, Dani (2016) 'Democratization and the Diffusion of Shari'a Law: Comparative Insights from Indonesia.' South East Asia Research, 24 (2). pp. 261-282.

Schraufnagel, Scot, Buehler, Michael and Lowry-Fritz, Maureen (2014) 'Voter Turnout in Democratizing Southeast Asia: A Comparative Analysis of Electoral Participation in Five Countries.' Taiwan Journal of Democracy, 10 (1). pp. 1-22.

Buehler, Michael (2013) 'Subnational Islamization through Secular Parties: Comparing Shari’a Politics in Two Indonesian Provinces.' Comparative Politics, 46 (1). pp. 63-82.

Buehler, Michael (2012) 'Revisiting the inclusion-moderation thesis in the context of decentralized institutions: The behavior of Indonesia’s Prosperous Justice Party in national and local politics.' Party Politics, 19 (2). pp. 210-229.

Buehler, Michael (2011) 'Indonesia's Law on Public Services: changing state-society relations or continuing politics as usual?' Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, 47 (1). pp. 65-86.

Buehler, Michael (2009) 'Islam and Democracy in Indonesia.' Insight Turkey, 11 (4). pp. 51-63.

Buehler, Michael (2008) 'Shari’a By-Laws in Indonesian Districts: An Indication for Changing Patterns of Power Accumulation and Political Corruption.' South East Asia Research, 16 (2). pp. 165-195.

Buehler, Michael and Tan, Paige (2007) 'Party-Candidate Relationships in Indonesian Local Politics: A Case Study of the 2005 Regional Elections in Gowa, South Sulawesi Province.' Indonesia, 84. pp. 41-69.

Buehler, Michael (2007) 'Local Elite Reconfiguration in Post-New Order Indonesia: An Analysis of the 2005 Elections of District Government Heads.' Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs, 41 (1). pp. 119-147.

Monographs and Working Papers

Heubaum, Harald, Jackson, Felicia, Buehler, Michael, Adib-Moghaddam, Arshin and Sadriu, Behar (2018) The Protracted Geo-economics of Energy. Background Paper for the 2020 World Bank report Building For Peace: Reconstruction for Security, Sustainable Peace and Equity in MENA. Washington, DC: World Bank.

Book Reviews

Buehler, Michael (2021) 'Review of Carlos Gervasoni (2018). Hybrid Regimes within Democracies: Fiscal Federalism and Subnational Rentier States, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.' Publius, 51 (3). pp. 25-27.

Buehler, Michael (2019) 'Review of Andreas Harsono (2019). Race, Islam and power: ethnic and religious violence in post-Suharto Indonesia. Victoria, Monash University Publishing.' South East Asia Research, 27 (4). pp. 439-441.

Buehler, Michael (2019) 'Review of Thomas B. Pepinsky, R. William Liddle, and Saiful Mujani (2018). Piety and Public Opinion: Understanding Indonesian Islam. New York: Oxford University Press.' Perspectives on Politics, 17 (2). pp. 610-612.

Buehler, Michael (2019) 'Review of Menchik, Jeremy. 2017. Islam and Democracy in Indonesia: Tolerance without Liberalism. New York City: Cambridge University Press.' ASEASUK . pp. 1-5.

Buehler, Michael (2018) 'Review of Kanchan Chandra, Ed., 2016. Democratic Dynasties: State, Party and Family in Contemporary Indian Politics. New York City: Cambridge University Press.' ASEASUK Newsletter .

Buehler, Michael (2018) 'Review of David Kloos. 2017. Becoming better Muslims: Religious authority & ethical improvement in Aceh, Indonesia. Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press.' Politics, Religion & Ideology, 19 (3). pp. 421-422.

Buehler, Michael (2018) 'Review of Winn, Patrick. Hello, Shadowlands: Inside the Meth Fiefdoms, Rebel Hideouts and Bomb-scarred Party Towns of Southeast Asia. London: Icon Books.' New Mandala : New Perspectives on Southeast Asia .

Buehler, Michael (2017) 'Review of: Hadiz, Vedi R. 2016. Islamic Populism in Indonesia and the Middle East, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.' ASEAS UK News, 62 (2017). pp. 27-30.

Buehler, Michael (2016) 'Review of: The Ruling Elite of Singapore: Networks of Power and Influence, by Michael Barr. London: I.B. Tauris, 2016.' South East Asia Research, 24 (4). pp. 540-542.

Buehler, Michael (2016) 'Review of:Illiberal Practices: Territorial Variance within Large Federal Democracies, by Jacqueline Behrend and Laurence Whitehead. Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press, 2016.' Publius: The Journal of Federalism, 47 (1). e3.

Buehler, Michael (2016) 'Review of: Women and sharia law in Northern Indonesia: local women’s NGOs and the reform of Islamic law in Aceh by Dina Afrianty. New York: Routledge, 2015.' Journal of Gender Studies .

Buehler, Michael (2016) 'Review of Political Authority and Provincial Identity in Thailand by Nishizaki, Yoshinori. 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Southeast Asia Program Publications.' South East Asia Research, 24 (1). pp. 158-163.

Buehler, Michael (2015) 'Review of: Indonesia’s Changing Political Economy: Governing the Roads by Jamie Davidson, Cambridge University Press, 2015.' Contemporary Southeast Asia, 37 (3). pp. 492-494.

Buehler, Michael (2015) 'Review of: Indonesian women and local politics: Islam, gender, and networks in post-Suharto Indonesia by Dewi Kurniawati Hastuti, NUS Press, Singapore, 2015.' Journal of Gender Studies, 24 (6). pp. 705-707.

Buehler, Michael (2015) 'Review of: Democrats and Autocrats: Pathways of Subnational Undemocratic Regime Continuity within Democratic Countries by Agustina Giraudy, New York: Oxford University Press 2015.; Rebecca Weitz-Shapiro 2015. Curbing Clientelism in Argentina: Politics, Poverty, and Social Policy by Rebecca Weitz-Shapiro. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015.' Publius - The Journal of Federalism, 46 (1).

Buehler, Michael (2015) 'Review of: Shari‘a and Social Engineering: The Implementation of Islamic Law in Contemporary Aceh, Indonesia by R. Michael Feener. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 335 pp.' Indonesia, 98 . pp. 148-152.

Buehler, Michael (2014) 'Review of: State management of religion in Indonesia, by Myengkyo Seo, New York: Routledge, 2013; The roots of terrorismin Indonesia: from Darul Islam to Jema'ah Islamiyah, by Solahudin, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013; Contemporary developments in Indonesian Islam: explaining the “conservative turn”, edited by Martin van Bruinessen, Singapore: ISEAS,2013.' Democratization, 22 (3). pp. 580-585.

Buehler, Michael (2014) 'Review of: Boundary Control: Subnational Authoritarianism in Federal Democracies by Edward Gibson. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012.' Publius, 44 (2).

Buehler, Michael (2014) 'Review of: Political Change and Territoriality in Indonesia: Provincial Proliferation by Ehito Kimura. London: Routledge, 2013.' Indonesia, 97 . pp. 135-138.

Buehler, Michael (2014) 'Review of: Regional Dynamics in a Decentralized Indonesia, edited by Hal Hill. Singapore: ISEAS, 2014.' ASEASUK News, 56 . pp. 29-31.

Buehler, Michael (2014) 'Review of: Warlords, Strongman Governors, and the State in Afghanistan by Dipali Mukhopadhyay. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.' Publius - The Journal of Federalism .

Buehler, Michael (2012) 'Localising Power in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia: A Southeast Asia Perspective.' Social Forces .

Buehler, Michael (2012) 'Review of: Local Politics in Indonesia: Pathways to Power by Nankyung Choi. London; New York: Routledge, 2011.' Publius, 42 (4).

Buehler, Michael (2011) 'Review of: Islamism and Democracy in Indonesia: Piety and Pragmatism by Masdar Hilmy. Singapore: ISEAS, 2010.' Indonesia, 91 . pp. 211-214.

Buehler, Michael (2010) 'Book Review: Pepinsky, T. B. (2009). Economic Crises and the Breakdown of Authoritarian Regimes: Indonesia and Malaysia in Comparative Perspective. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.' Comparative Political Studies, 44 (2). pp. 245-249.

Buehler, Michael (2010) 'Political Reform in Indonesia after Soeharto.' Indonesia, 90 . pp. 189-192.

Buehler, Michael (2010) 'Review of: State of Authority: the State in Society in Indonesia, edited by Gerry van Klinken and Joshua Barker. Ithaca: Cornell Southeast Asia Program Publications, 2009.' South East Asia Research, 18 (2). pp. 349-359.

Buehler, Michael (2005) 'Review of: Towards Good Society: Civil Society Actors, The State, and the Business Class in South East Asia: Facilitators of or Impediments to a Strong, Democratic, and Fair Society?" by Heinrich Boell Foundation, 2005.' Asien-The German Journal on Contemporary Asia (105). pp. 128-129.

Other

Buehler, Michael (2020) 'Regulating the regulators: Regulators, contracts and corruption in Indonesia’s upstream oil and gas sector.' Inside Indonesia, 142 .

Buehler, Michael (2020) 'MCC Indonesia Procurement Modernization Project Evaluation - Final Evaluation Report.' In: MCC Indonesia Procurement Modernization Project Evaluation - Final Evaluation Report. Bethesda: ABT Associates.

Buehler, Michael (2019) 'Indonesia takes a wrong turn in crusade against corruption: New legislation will undermine the KPK, but the bigger mistake is conceptual.' The Financial Times .

Buehler, Michael (2018) 'The fault lines between rich and poor inLombok quake: Notes from a research trip interrupted by Indonesia’s most deadly earthquake in years.' New Mandala . Canberra:

Buehler, Michael (2018) 'Dynamism beats dynasties in Indonesia’s local elections.' East Asia Forum: Dynamism beats dynasties in Indonesia’s local elections . pp. 1-4.

Buehler, Michael (2018) 'Desperation in the Indonesian diaspora.' new mandala (online) (17 Apr).

Buehler, Michael (2017) 'Informal Networks, Formal Politics and The Politicization of Islam in Indonesia [Online Article].' Middle East Institute .

Buehler, Michael (2015) 'Lobbyist questions still unanswered.' New Mandala.

Buehler, Michael (2015) 'Soal lobi, pertanyaan yang belum dijawab.' New Mandala.

Buehler, Michael (2015) 'Waiting in the White House Lobby: Why did a Singaporean consultant pay $80,000 to a Las Vegas PR company to lobby for the Indonesian government?' New Mandala.

Buehler, Michael (2015) 'Indonesia’s dramatic executions hide the real problem: Indonesia’s draconian narcotics laws kill the country’s citizens – not low-level drug traffickers.' Aljazeera.

Sacks, Audrey, Rahman, Erman, Turkewitz, Joel, Buehler, Michael and Saleh, Imad (2014) 'The dynamics of centralized procurement reform in a decentralized state : evidence and lessons from Indonesia.' Policy Research Working Paper WPS6977 . World Bank.

Buehler, Michael (2014) 'Married with Children: The second round of direct elections for governors and district heads shows that democratisation is allowing powerful families to entrench themselves in local politics.' Inside Indonesia, 112 .

Buehler, Michael (2014) 'The reassertion of the state.' New Mandala .

Buehler, Michael (2013) 'Peer Review of Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance Assessment of Indonesia.' In: Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance Assessment of Indonesia: Final Report 2013. Washington D.C.: USAID. pp. 65-72.

Buehler, Michael (2013) 'A False Hope? Indonesia's Economic Miracle.' The Diplomat:

Buehler, Michael (2012) 'Angels and Demons: While a famous ‘reformer’ tries to undermine Indonesia’s local democratic institutions, the predators come to the rescue.' Inside Indonesia, 108 .

Buehler, Michael (2012) 'Government Fiddles While Indonesia's Workforce Burns.' In: Asia Society Blog.

Buehler, Michael (2012) '"Resource Nationalism" Clouds Indonesia’s Economic Prospects.' In: The Diplomat.

Buehler, Michael (2011) 'Partainya Sekuler, Aturannya Syariah.' Tempo - Liputan Khusus 10 Tahun Perda Syariah . pp. 74-75.

Buehler, Michael (2011) 'Whodunit? Politicians affiliated with secular parties implement most shari'a regulations.' Tempo Magazine - Special Edition 10 Years of Sharia . pp. 58-59.

Buehler, Michael (2009) 'Special Feature: The ‘judicial mafia’ and judicial reform in Indonesia.' Van Zorge Report, XI (12). Jakarta: pp. 10-23.

Buehler, Michael (2009) 'The New Regional Taxation Law: an end to predatory taxation?' Van Zorge Report, XI (8). Jakarta: pp. 9-11.

Buehler, Michael (2009) 'Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative a potential boon to anti-corruption drive.' XI, 3 . Jakarta: Van Zorge Report. pp. 15-18.

Buehler, Michael (2009) 'New Investigations show Corruption Eradication Commission can still bite.' Van Zorge Report, XI (5). Jakarta: pp. 15-17.

Buehler, Michael (2009) 'New Public Services Law a Step Towards Reform.' Van Zorge Report, XI (5). Jakarta: pp. 12-17.

Buehler, Michael (2009) 'Special Feature: Indonesia’s multi-faceted response to AIDS: Administrative red tape, Inertia of political Leaders, Discrimination of patients, Subversion of donor money.' Van Zorge Report, XI (7). Jakarta: pp. 13-23.

Buehler, Michael (2009) 'Suicide and Progress in Modern Nusantara: The Absence of Political Murders in Indonesian Elections.' Inside Indonesia, 96 .

Buehler, Michael (2008) 'No Positive News: People living with HIV in Indonesia face Corruption and Incompetence in the Health System.' Inside Indonesia, 94 .

Buehler, Michael (2007) 'Rise of the clans: Direct elections in South Sulawesi show that a new breed of political godfathers is coming to power in Indonesia's regions.' Inside Indonesia, 90 .

Buehler, Michael and Yunita, Rahmi (2005) 'Decentralization, The Transport Sector, and Corruption Monitoring: The First Eastern Indonesia Transport Project.' In: Information, Incentives and Integrity: Overcoming Obstacles to Effective Anti-Corruption Monitoring in World Bank Financed Projects in Indonesia. Singapore: N/A. (Unpublished)

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