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Arts: Popular Culture: Indonesia
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Women, family, and nation/state

Contributions to other sections of this ency-clopedia, especially those of Sylvia Tiwon and Kathy Robinson, document extensively the way understandings of women and gender in colonial and postcolonial nations have become linked with modernization and nation-building. Central in this process has been the iconic force of the familyas a metaphor for…

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Hatley, Barbara, “Arts: Popular Culture: Indonesia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 06 February 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0294c>
First published online: 2009

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