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"A diploma and a descendant!" Premarital sexuality, education and politics among Dani university students in North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Munro, Jenny


In Indonesia, the notion of 'study first' (kuliah dulu) pressures young adults to refrain from sex and delay marriage until they finish tertiary education. Recent scholarship has viewed choices to abstain from sex as evidence of the potency of values of modernisation, Islamic culture and the contemporary importance of moral and social order. By looking at how Dani university students from Papua, the country's easternmost province, view premarital sex and pregnancy while studying in North...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Youth Studies
DOI: 10.1080/13676261.2012.693592


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