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Postcolonial Dissent: Malaysia and Indonesia
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Dissent that is postcolonial in orientation requires a double move. It must be critically aware of the discourses, categories, and power structures of both colonialism and nationalism. This form of dissent requires a sustained analysis of the ways in which social and political structures as well as language itself perpetuate colonial structures that entrap wome…

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Shackford-Bradley, Julie, “Postcolonial Dissent: Malaysia and Indonesia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 05 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0137>
First published online: 2009

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