Selected writings

2014

Pengantar” [Foreword] for Mamuk Ismuntoro, “Tanah Yang Hilang” [The land of the lost], PannaFoto Institute.

2013

Pengantar” [Foreword] for Dave Boyle “Media Kooperasi & Kooperasi Media”, INSISTPress & Gerakan Literasi Indonesia (Origin: Good News: A Co-operatif Solution to the Media Crisis, Co-operatives UK, 2012), trans. Bosman Batubara).

[editor] “Membingkai Lapindo: Pendekatan Konstruksi Sosial atas Kasus Lapindo” [Framing Lapindo: Social Constructionism Approach on Lapindo Case], Book, Yogyakarta & Jakarta: Kanisius & MediaLink.

Menguak ketertutupan informasi Kasus Lapindo“ [Disclosing information of Lapindo case], Book Chapter. In ”Membingkai Lapindo: Pendekatan Konstruksi Sosial atas Kasus Lapindo.”

[co-author, with Anastasya Andriarti] “Kasus Lapindo di balik layar ‘tivi merah’” [Lapindo case behind the 'red television'], Book Chapter. In ”Membingkai Lapindo: Pendekatan Konstruksi Sosial atas Kasus Lapindo.”

“Kasus Lapindo oleh media arusutama” [Lapindo case by the mainstream media], Book Chapter. In ”Membingkai Lapindo: Pendekatan Konstruksi Sosial atas Kasus Lapindo.”

“Mediating the victims: the role of an intellectual in the ‘Lapindo Case’”, Journal ArticleEthnoScripts, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 131-147.

Addressing tablets: Old questions to new devices, Newspaper ArticleThe Jakarta Post (November 10)

“Sieben Jahre des Lapindo-Falls: Eine Rücksau” [A reflection of seven years of Lapindo case] (trans. Melinda Sudibyo), Magazine Article, Suara Watch Indonesia!, Vol. 1 (October), 2013.

Pemulihan Sosial-Ekologis Lapindo [Socio-ecological Recovery of Lapindo], Newspaper Article, Kompas Daily (June 18).

2012

Pertanyaan tentang Metodologi Ilmu Sosial Indonesia [Question concerning Indonesian social sciences methodology], Review Article, Etnohistori.org (December 20).

[co-author, with Lutfi Aminuddin and Daris Ilma] Pemanfaatan Sanggar Alfaz sebagai Strategi Pemuda Besuki Timur Mengatasi Bencana Industri Lumpur Lapindo [The role of Sanggar Alfaz as Besuki Timur youth's strategy to cope with industrial disaster of Lapindo Mud], Research Report, Youth Study Center (YouSure), UGM.

[translator, English to Bahasa Indonesia] Richard T. Schaefer, Sosiologi, Edisi 12, Vol. 1 & Vol. 2, Jakarta: Penerbit Salemba Humanika, (origin: Sociology, [12th ed.], McGraw Hill).

“Imagined Disaster”, Book Chapter, in Agus Indiyanto & Arqom Kuswanjono (Eds.), Konstruksi Masyarakat Tangguh Bencana [Construction of Disaster Resilient Society], Bandung & Yogyakarta: Mizan & CRCS UGM, pp. 173-203.

2011

“Sejarah Pemberadaban: Mengenalkan Norbert Elias pada Sosiologi Indonesia” [The history of civilizing process: introduction to Norbert Elias into Indonesian sociology], Journal Article, Masyarakat, Kebudayaan dan Politik, Vol. 24 (3) (July-September), pp. 183-191.

2010

Melampaui “kandang” binatang Surabaya [Beyond Surabaya Animal "Garden"], Newspaper Article, Kompas Daily (September 3). (pdf)

“Kasus Lapindo, Keterbukaan Informasi Publik, dan Peran Media Massa” [Lapindo case, public information openness, and the role of mass media], Paper presented in Focus Group Discussion Public Information Openness in the Lapindo Case, Independence Journalist Alliance and Walhi, Surabaya, Indonesia (July 17).

Tantangan-tantangan bagi Eksistensi Orangmuda di Jaman Global [The Challenges for Youth Existence in the Global Age], Paper for the Diocese of Malang Youth Meeting, Jember, Indonesia (July 9).

Agenda-agenda terbayangkan untuk kasus Lapindo” [Imagined agendas for Lapindo Case], Paper presented in seminar Celebrating 4 Years of Lapindo Mud, Center for Human Rights Study – University of Surabaya, Center for Human Rights Study – Airlangga University, and Faculty of Social and Political Sciences – Airlangga University, with total support by Indonesian Human Rights Commission, Surabaya, Indonesia (May 25).

Menelusuri jejak-jejak luberan lumpur Lapindo [Tracking Lapindo’s mud impacts], Newspaper Article, Kompas Daily (May 24).

Kelembagaan dan keterlekatan di Pasar Keputran [Institutionalization and embeddedness in Keputran market], Newspaper Article, Kompas Daily (April 26).

Saya (gak) bisa nulis! [I can (not) write!], Handout for training Writing Articles for the Newspaper, Lembaga Penyelidikan Ekonomi dan Pembangunan, Surabaya, Indonesia (March 27).

“Politik (De)Konstruksi Bencana: Media Massa dan Wacana Alternatif dalam Kasus Lapindo” [The (de)construction politic of disaster: Mass media and alternative discourse of Lapindo Case]. Paper presented in Conference Interpretation and Response to Disaster. An Integrated Approach in Science, Religion and Culture”, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (March 11).

“Wacana Media Alternatif dalam Kasus Lapindo” [Alternative media’s discourses on the Lapindo Case], Journal Article, Jurnal Dinamika HAM, University of Surabaya, Vol. 10 (1) (January-April), pp. 45-64.

“Melihat Kasus Lapindo sebagai Bencana Sosial” [Seeing Lapindo Case as social disaster], Journal Article, Masyarakat, Kebudayaan dan Politik, Vol. 23 (1) (January-March), pp. 63-75.

2009

“The “Lapindo Case” by Mainstream Media,” Journal Article, Indonesian Journal of Social Sciences, Vol 1. No. 3 (July-September).

Mediated disaster. The role of mainstream and alternative media in East Java mud volcanoMaster Thesis, Leiden: Leiden University.

Mediating the victimsThe media in the East Java mud volcano disasterResearch Report, Center for Religious and Cross-cultural Studies (CRCS), Gadjah Mada University; Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Leiden University; and STUNED Scholarships.

Negara kalah dalam kasus Lapindo [The state has lost in the Lapindo Case], Newspaper Article, Kompas Daily (May 8).

2008

“How is Indonesia Possible?”, Journal Article, Masyarakat, Kebudayaan dan Politik, Vol 21 (3) (July-September).

Revolusi Kebangsaan itu (bahkan) Belum Dimulai [Nation revolution has not started yet], Newspaper Article, Surya Daily (May 14).

2007

Memetik Pelajaran dari Nobel Perdamaian 2007, Belajar dari Sumber Brantas [The lesson from Nobel Prize for Peace 2007, learning from Sumber Brantas]. Paper for the Retreat of Carmelit Ordo, Malang, Indonesia (October 25).

[with Achmad Imron Rozuli] Kajian Kritis Fenomena Kemiskinan Pedagang Kecil di Pasar Tradisional. Studi atas Pasar Krebet, Bululawang, Malang [Critical analysis of the poverty of the traditional market sellers in Krebet market, Bululawang, Malang]. Research Report, FISIP, Brawijaya University.

Etika dalam penanggulangan lumpur Porong [The ethics for Porong mud’s handling], Newspaper Article, Kompas Daily (September 6).

Pasar Turi dan Peradaban [Pasar Turi market and civilization], Newspaper Article, Kompas Daily (August 2).

Kebijakan Pendidikan yang Memiskinkan [The pooring education policy], Newspaper Article, Kompas Daily (July 23).

Sistem pendidikan yang kapitalistis [The capitalistic education system], Newspaper Article, Kompas Daily (July 12).

Globalisasi dan Fundamentalisme [Globalization and fundamentalism], Paper for Public Discussion The Youth Facing the Globalization and Fundamentalism, Youth Commission of Diocese of Malang, Malang, Indonesia (June 3).

2006

Program pemilahan sampah mandiri [Self-sufficient trash management program], Newspaper Article, Kompas Daily (November 13).

Catatan untuk Komisi Pelayanan Publik [Notes for the East Java Public Service Commission], Newspaper Article, Kompas Daily (September 19).

Dilema usaha modernisasi pasar di Surabaya [Market modernization dilemma in Surabaya], Newspaper Article, Kompas Daily (June 7).

Peta politik pra-Pilgub Jatim 2008 [Political map of East Java governor election 2008], Newspaper Article, Kompas Daily (April 12).

Birokrasi dan politik pemda [The bureaucracy and local government politic], Newspaper Article, Kompas Daily (March 9).

2005

Kegelapan yang Menjadi Bintang [The illuminating darkness], Newspaper Article, Surabaya Post Daily (December 21).

“Melihat Dunia dengan Sosiologi” [Seeing the world through sociology], Paper presented on Stadium Generale, Social Sciences Programme, Brawijaya University, Malang (May 28).

2004

Irasionalitas politik [The irrational politic], Newspaper Article, Kompas Daily (June 24).

Menyoal Protes Penyusunan Caleg [The protest of legislative candidacy], Newspaper Article, Kompas Daily (January 17).

2003

Raperda sempadan sungai merugikan warga stren kali [The act of riverbank losses the riverbank people], Newspaper Article, Kompas Daily (November 3).

Menuju Masyarakat Sipil yang Cerdas [Toward a smart civil society], Hand out for Leaderships Training, PMKRI, Surabaya (October 24).

Prospek Pengajaran HAM di Sekolah [The future of human rights education in school], Newspaper Article, Surabaya News Daily (September 30).

Pendidikan Berkualitas untuk Si Miskin [Qualified education for the poor], Newspaper Article, Surabaya News Daily (September 13).

Mempertanyakan Fungsi Vonis Mati untuk Amrozi [Questioning of death penalty for terrorist], Newspaper Article, Surabaya News Daily (August 21).

Demi dan Atas Nama HAM [For and in the name of human rights], Newspaper Article, Surabaya News Daily (June 9).

RUU Milik Sekolah Formal [The law for school], Newspaper Article, Surabaya News Daily (May 3).

Paradigma (Baru) Pendidikan Dasar. Pendidikan Kerakyatan menurut Mangunwijaya [New paradigm of basic education. Mangunwijaya’s thought of people’s education]Bachelor Thesis, Yogyakarta: Gadjah Mada University.

(editorDifusi Budaya Masyarakat Adat. Studi Sosiologis terhadap Perubahan Pola Perilaku Masyarakat Kampung Naga dalam Merespon Budaya Luar, [Cultural diffusion of Masyarakat Adat. Sociological approach on behavioral changes of Kampung Naga community responding modern culture], Yogyakarta: Sociology Department of Gadjah Mada University.