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Embodying the true Islam : face-veiled women in contemporary Indonesia

Nisa, Eva Fahrun


Indonesian Muslim women who choose to wear the strictest type of women's dress, cadar (full face-veil), have become increasingly visible in Indonesia. This practice is often misunderstood in both popular media and scholarly works on Indonesian Islam: cadari (the wearers) are frequently stereotyped as terrorists or militants belonging to violent groups. The trend of face-veiling is viewed by some scholars as an aspect of the Arabisation of Indonesia. It is also frequently assumed that the cadar...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7788f8e8499


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