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Author Bennett, Linda Rae.
Title Women, Islam and modernity : single women, sexuality and reproductive health in contemporary Indonesia / Linda Rae Bennett.
Imprint London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2005.

Author Bennett, Linda Rae.
Series Women in Asia series
ASAA women in Asia series.
Subject Single women -- Indonesia.
Single women -- Indonesia -- Social conditions.
Sexual abstinence -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Women.
Single Person.
Islam.
Sexuality.
Social Environment.
Indonesia.
Indonesia -- Social life and customs.
Indonesia.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 183 pages) : illustrations, maps.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-180) and index.
Contents Cultural constructions of sexuality and gender -- Maiden bodies : inscriptions of femininity and desire -- Premarital relationships and contemporary courtship practices -- Indigenous sexual scripts and social transition -- Women's health and maiden identities -- Reproductive rights for single women.
Introduction -- Cultural constructions of sexuality and gender -- Maiden bodies : inscriptions of femininity and desire -- Premarital relationships and contemporary courtship practices -- Indigenous sexual scripts and social transition -- Women's health and maiden identities -- Reproductive rights for single women -- Conclusion.
Summary This book examines how the cultural context influences the way in which young single women approach courtship, and issues of sexuality and reproductive health.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203391381 (electronic bk.)
9780203391389 (electronic bk.)
9780415329293
0415329299
9786610165223
661016522X
0415329299 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 61363557
Additional Format Print version: Bennett, Linda Rae. Women, Islam and modernity. London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2005 0415329299 (DLC) 2004013397 (OCoLC)55625073


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