Entries by Salut Muhidin, https://indonesiaatmelbourne.unimelb.edu.au/author/salut/

Don't care how, I want it now! Who are kelas menengah ngehe - the awful middle class?

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Indonesians often complain about kelas menengah ngehe, or the "awful middle class", on social media. But despite the ubiquity of the term, there is little consensus on how to define it. Who are the awful middle class? And what makes them so ngehe? Dr Salut Muhidin takes a look at the phenomenon.

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