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Author O'Shaughnessy, Kate, 1976-
Title Gender, state and social power in contemporary Indonesia : divorce and marriage law / Kate O'Shaughnessy
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2009
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Descript xv, 283 p. ; 24 cm
Series Asian Studies Association of Australia women in Asia series ; [20]
ASAA women in Asia series ; 20
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-271) and index
Legal contexts of divorce -- Gender and law : shaping female legal subjectivity. Historiography and methodology ; Colonial and post-independence marriage laws ; New Order marriage laws ; Post-New Order laws and calls for reform : liberation of constraint? ; Conclusion -- Divorce, property relations and power. Historiography and redefining 'property' ; Marital property in adat -- Marital property in Islam ; Marital property in colonial and post-colonial state law ; Conclusion -- Discourses of divorce -- Divorce and shame. Sources and methodology ; Definitions and historiography of shame ; State regulation of shame ; Print media representations of shame ; Uses of shame in court negotiations ; Shame in women's oral narratives, 2004-5 ; Conclusion -- Marital rights and obligations. Definitions and historiography of rights and obligations ; State definitions of marital rights and obligations ; Islamic definitions of marital rights and obligations ; Rights and obligations in religious and state courts ; Rights and obligations in women's oral narratives, 2004-5 ; Conclusion -- Implications of divorce -- Women's agency: acquiescence, co-optation and resistance. Definitions and historiography ; Acquiescence : an indicator of female agency or oppression? ; Women co-opting the state : conformity or subversion? ; Women's resistance as a diagnostic of state and social power ; Conclusion -- Modernity, religion and nation : divorce and the production of gendered identities ; Approaches to analyzing divorce and identity ; Definitions and historiography ; Religion ; Modernity ; Conclusion -- Conclusion. Reinterpreting national and political histories : marriage, gender and state power ; Alternative historical chronologies : was 1974 a watershed moment in Indonesia's history? ; Uncovering gender histories through legal histories : women and social power
Subject Marriage -- Indonesia
Marriage law -- Indonesia
Divorce -- Indonesia
Man-woman relationships -- Indonesia
Women in Islam -- Indonesia
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