Youth and the "Jokowi effect" : strike while the iron is hot?
Emirza Adi Syailendra
Date of Issue2013
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The governor of Jakarta, Joko Widodo, has taken the nation by storm with his down to earth approach. Youth are perceived to be most attracted to this phenomenon dubbed the “Jokowi effect”. Is his appeal among youth representative of a desire for change beyond the man that can last until the 2014 elections? This commentary is the first in a series on Indonesia Election Watch (No 1).
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 108-13