Gender and Power in Indonesian Islam: Leaders, feminists, Sufis and pesantren selves

Gender and Power in Indonesian Islam: Leaders, feminists, Sufis and pesantren selves

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415643580
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/27/2013
Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Bianca J. Smith is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei and an Honorary Fellow at the Asia Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia.

Mark Woodward is an Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at Arizona State University, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction: De-colonizing Islam and Muslim feminism Bianca J. Smith and Mark Woodward Part 1: Female Leadership and Muslim Agency 1. Between Sufi and Salafi Subjects: Contested female leadership, spiritual power and gender matters in Lombok Bianca J. Smith and Saipul Hamdi 2. Leadership and Authority: Women leading dayah in Aceh Asna Husin 3. Gender in Contemporary Acehnese Dayah: Moving beyond docile agency? Eka Srimulyani Part 2: Female Spiritual Authority in Sufi Orders and Mystical Groups 4. When Wahyu Comes through Women: Female spiritual authority and divine revelation in mystical groups and pesantren-Sufi orders Bianca J. Smith 5. Reframing the Gendered Dimension of Islamic Spirituality: Silsilah and the ‘problem’ of female leadership in tarekat Asfa Widiyanto Part 3: Muslim Feminisms: Islamic and Islamist orientations 6. Interpreting and Enacting Islamic Feminism in Pesantren Al-Muayyad Windan Saipul Hamdi 7. Women’s Negotiation of Status and Space in a Muslim Fundamentalist Movement Inayah Rohmaniyah Part 4: Sexuality, Shari’ah and Power 8. The Tawdry Tale of ‘Syech’ Puji and Lutfiana: Child marriage and polygamy on the boundary of the pesantren world Mark Woodward and Inayah Rohmanyiah 9. Constructing Sexuality in a Panopticon Pesantren Mustaghrioh Rahayu

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