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Gender, Progressive Islam, and Islamism in Indonesia: Analysing the Political Attitudes of PKB and PKS

Nurjanah, Nunik


This thesis investigates the attitudes of two of Indonesia’s main Islamic parties, National Awakening Party (PKB) and the Prosperous Justice Party (PKS), towards gender and women’s issues. There has been an assumption that PKB is more liberal than PKS due to the progressive religious backgrounds of many of its parliamentarians and leaders. While PKB has strong roots in the reform-minded Cultural Islam movement, which tended to support gender equality, PKS has its origins in the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-09-11
Type: Thesis (Masters)


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