Bennett, Linda Rae.

Women, islam and modernity : single women, sexuality and reproductive health in contemporary Indonesia / Linda Rae Bennett. - London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2005. - xx, 183 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. - Women in Asia series . - ASAA women in Asia series. .

Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-180) and index.

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.

0415329299

2004013397


Single women--Indonesia.
Single women--Social conditions.--Indonesia
Sexual abstinence--Religious aspects--Islam.
Single Person--Indonesia.
Islam--Indonesia.
Sexuality--Indonesia.
Social Environment--Indonesia.
Women--Indonesia.
Interpersonal relations.
Marriage.
Women--Social and moral questions.


Indonesia--Social life and customs.

306.8153 / B.L. W 2005

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