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Risalah Ramadhan
  • Language: en

Risalah Ramadhan

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Various topics in comparative politics
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 86
Women, Islam and Everyday Life
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 216

Women, Islam and Everyday Life

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2009-06-10
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  • Publisher: Routledge

This book examines Islam and women’s everyday life, focusing in particular on the highly controversial issue of polygamy. It discusses the competing interpretations of the Qur’anic verses that are at the heart of Muslim controversies over polygamy, with some groups believing that Islam enshrines polygamy as a male right, others seeing it as permitted but discouraged in favour of monogamy, and other groups arguing that Islam implicitly prohibits polygamy. Based on detailed fieldwork conducted in Indonesia, it provides an empirically-based account of women’s lived experiences in polygamous marriages, describing the different perceptions of the practice and strategies in dealing with it. ...

Religion, Law and Intolerance in Indonesia
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 396

Religion, Law and Intolerance in Indonesia

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2016-05-20
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Despite its overwhelmingly Muslim majority, Indonesia has always been seen as exceptional for its diversity and pluralism. In recent years, however, there has been a rise in "majoritarianism", with resurgent Islamist groups pushing hard to impose conservative values on public life – in many cases with considerable success. This has sparked growing fears for the future of basic human rights, and, in particular, the rights of women and sexual and ethnic minority groups. There have, in fact, been more prosecutions of unorthodox religious groups since the fall of Soeharto in 1998 than there were under the three decades of his authoritarian rule. Some Indonesians even feel that the pluralism th...

Java Essay
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 200

Java Essay

Java Essay: The history and culture of a southern country encompasses many different aspects of the history of Java, Indonesia, offering a unique insight into the Asian country and exploring how its history has impacted on its culture. Author Masatoshi Iguchi explores a panoply of historical events, ranging from the deportation of Japanese Christians in the early 17th century to Batavia – the Indonesian capital now commonly known as Jakarta – to the history of the kingdoms that built Borobudur and Prambanan. The study of stone inscriptions from ancient and medieval times, as well as a number of old records and documents of both domestic and foreign origins, are intertwined with the autho...

Sex and Sexualities in Contemporary Indonesia
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 326

Sex and Sexualities in Contemporary Indonesia

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2014-12-05
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Winner of the 2015 Ruth Benedict Prize for Outstanding Edited Volume Sex, sexuality and sexual relationships are hotly debated in Indonesia, triggering complex and often passionate responses. This innovative volume explores these issues in a variety of ways. It highlights historical and newer forms of sexual diversity, as well as the social responses they provoke. It critiques differing representations of sexuality, pointing to the multiplicity of discourses within which sexuality and ‘the sexual’ are understood in modern-day Indonesia. Placing sexuality centre-stage and locating it within the specific historical context of the Reformasi era, this landmark volume explores understandings ...

41 Warisan Kebesaran Gus Dur
  • Language: id
  • Pages: 228

41 Warisan Kebesaran Gus Dur

GUS DUR adalah tokoh besar yang pernah dimiliki Indonesia dan dunia. Pemikirannya melampaui sekat-sekat agama, etnis dan budaya. Perkawanannya mengatasi batas-batas ideologi, profesi dan geografi. Kepribadiannya multi dimensi, disertai kepiawaian politik yang selalu menjadi inspirasi dan solusi. Kini Gus Dur telah Pergi. Warisannya yang paling agung adalah pemikiran, kepribadian dan terobosan-terobosan besar untuk bangsanya. Buku ini merangkum 41 pokok pikiran terpenting Gus Dur yang telah mengubah cara berpikir dan cara bertindak masyarakat Indonesia.

Catatan politik
  • Language: id
  • Pages: 132

Catatan politik

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Tafsir Surat Yasin
  • Language: id

Tafsir Surat Yasin

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