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Political Parties and Participation: Indonesia
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Indonesia, the biggest Muslim population in the world, is often considered to have successfully transitioned from authoritarian to democratic governance. Despite some limitations, this transition has shaped the sociopolitical representation of women both nationally and locally. Indonesian women comprise half the national populatio…

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Ella S. Prihatini, “Political Parties and Participation: Indonesia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 25 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002178>
First published online: 2019

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