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Women and Households in Indonesia

Cultural Notions and Social Practices

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Women and Households in Indonesia by Juliette Koning
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Critically examines the usefulness of the 'household; concept within the historically and culturally diverse context of Indonesia, exploring in detail the position of women within and beyond domestic arrangements. So far, classical household and kinship studies have not studied how women deal with two major forces which shape and define their world: local kinship traditions, and the universalising ideology of the Indonesian regime, which both provide prescriptions and prohibitions concerning family, marriage, and womanhood. Women are caught between these conflicting notions and practices. How they challenge or accommodate such forces is the main issue in this book.
Release date NZ
March 27th, 2000
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
illustrations
Imprint
RoutledgeCurzon
Pages
372
Dimensions
152x229x33
ISBN-13
9780700711567
Product ID
1681178

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