This impressive book, written by a very promising Indonesian scholar who has worked on the Indonesian Constitutional Court himself, provides an important contribution to the literature on Indonesian constitutionalism. its has many strengths, including its multidisciplinary approach (combining political science and law); the detail of its description and
analysis of indonesia’s progress towards constucionalism (from the eve of indonesia’s independence until the present day); its attention to historical detail; and its cogently-argued predictions for the future of constitutionalism in
indonesian. i wholeh eartedly recommend this significant work to students and scholars of indonesian politics and law. Simon Butt, Ph.D (Associate Professor, Sydney University Law School, Australia).