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Performing Muslim Womanhood: Muslim Business Women Moderating Islamic Practices in Contemporary Indonesia

Sakai, Minako; Fauzia, Amelia


Islam is increasing its influence in contemporary Indonesia. What impact does this have on women's economic activity? In Indonesia there is a strong expectation that women should work. Working outside of the home, however, frequently poses a challenge for Muslim women, especially wives. The growing influence of Islamist (women's) groups in Indonesia strengthens conservative Islamic values to some extent. Nevertheless, a growing number of Muslim women in Indonesia are working to earn an income...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations
DOI: 10.1080/09596410.2015.1114243


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