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Political-Social Movements: Feminist: Indonesia
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Although over 90 percent of the population of Indonesia are Muslim, making it the world's largest Muslim country, varieties of Islam have mixed with local culture; this makes it difficult to study Islam and the women's movement in Indonesia. Critical questions include: What is the guarantee that the Muslim majority constitutes an Islamic culture? What d…

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Chuzaifah, Yuniyanti, “Political-Social Movements: Feminist: Indonesia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 27 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_00362>
First published online: 2009

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