Gendered continuity and change in Javanese pesantren

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Kholifah, Siti (2014) Gendered continuity and change in Javanese pesantren. PhD thesis, Victoria University.


The main focus of this study is to examine the role of Muslim feminists in pesantren (Islamic boarding schools) in promoting gender equity. These are important issues because the pesantren is an educational institution within the Islamic community in Java that tends to preserve patriachal values.

Item type Thesis (PhD thesis)
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Arts
Keywords Muslims, Islam, feminism, gender values, gender awareness, gender bias, equity, activists, santri, pesantren students, kyai, pesantren leaders, leadership, identity, dormitories, clothing, Java, Indonesia
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