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Development policy in the early 20th century [Indonesia]
Development and social welfare: Indonesia ’s experiences under the New Order (1993)
  • Robert Cribb, The Australian National University
Abstract

Chapter discussed the Dutch Ethical Policy in early 20th century Indonesia. The programme was the first sustained programme of tropical development in world history, but it foundered from lack of funds and from inflated expectations which led to disappointment with the outcomes.

Keywords
  • Indonesua,
  • Dutch East Indies,
  • Netherlands Indies,
  • Netherlands India,
  • Ethical Policy,
  • social welfare,
  • Rutten,
  • Dirkse,
  • Hüsken,
  • New Order,
  • development policy,
  • golden bullets,
  • Debt of Honour,
  • Eerschuld,
  • Van Deventer,
  • mission civilisatrice,
  • Douwes Dekker,
  • ontvoogding,
  • Multatuli,
  • education,
  • Java,
  • peasants,
  • welfare,
  • Minder Welvaartsonderzoek,
  • Heijting,
  • Banyuwangi,
  • Kedu,
  • Lampung,
  • Holle,
  • Sollewijn Gelpke,
  • industrialization,
  • roads,
  • money-lending,
  • irrigation,
  • emigration,
  • migration,
  • horses,
  • livestock,
  • transmigration,
  • Rooseboom,
  • Binnenlandsch Bestuur,
  • Binnenlands Bestuur,
  • health,
  • botanical gardens,
  • Buitenzorg,
  • Bogor,
  • Chinese,
  • Arabs,
  • Hatta,
  • opium,
  • Burgerlijke Openbare Werken,
  • cooperatives,
  • sawah,
  • rice,
  • forced labour,
  • Landbouwvoorlichtingsdienst,
  • Pantentuin,
  • Volkscredietwezen,
  • credit,
  • lumbung desa,
  • Postspaarbank,
  • volksbanken,
  • perintah alus,
  • Kepahiang,
  • Bengkuku,
  • Kota Agung,
  • Javanese,
  • veterinary services,
  • Van Mook,
  • textiles,
  • footwear,
  • ceramics,
  • Huender,
  • Meijer Ranneft,
  • Furnivall,
  • plantations,
  • everything sinks back into the marsh,
  • reproduction,
  • marsh,
  • population,
  • depression,
  • Scott,
  • Popkin,
  • Boeke,
  • dualism,
  • economic dualism
Disciplines
Publication Date
1993
Editor
Jan-Paul Dirkse, Frans Hüsken and Mario Rutten
Publisher
KITLV Press
Citation Information
Robert Cribb. "Development policy in the early 20th century [Indonesia]" LeidenDevelopment and social welfare: Indonesia ’s experiences under the New Order (1993)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/robert_cribb/5/