Muslim women in contemporary Indonesia investigating paths to resist the patriarchal system by Istiadah.

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Published by Centre of Southeast Asian Studies, Monash University in Clayton, Vic .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Indonesia,
  • Indonesia.

Subjects:

  • Muslim women -- Indonesia -- Social conditions.,
  • Women in Islam -- Indonesia.,
  • Feminism -- Indonesia.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 19-22).

Book details

Statementby Istiadah.
SeriesWorking paper,, no. 91, Working papers (Monash University. Centre of Southeast Asian Studies) ;, no. 91.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1170 .I89 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p. ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL114010M
ISBN 100732605997
LC Control Number99235404
OCLC/WorldCa32669396

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