By Jeff Lewis
Bali's Silent Crisis examines and elucidates the advanced cultural and political atmosphere of up to date Bali. The ebook explains the stipulations of situation in Bali when it comes to a robust collision of cultural components and traits, focusing in particular at the double matrix of 'desire' and 'violence' that has characterised Bali's fresh previous. relocating past an easy competition among 'tradition' and 'the modern', this e-book finds a society that's suffering to reconcile its personal profound aesthetic and feel of historic id with the serious agonisms which are generated via quick social and cultural switch. via its thematic process, Bali's Silent Crisis offers a picture of group trauma, artistic resilience and pluralization. The e-book documents the demanding situations and horrors linked to transition, in addition to the ambitious attractiveness that is still intrinsic to the island's experience of cultural destiny.