Home > Resources > Countries & Regions > Indonesia: Women

Indonesia: Women

(see also Indonesia, Indonesia: Suharto Regime & Indonesia since 1998)

On the Web  •  In the Library  •  CD & Audio  •  Film & Video Search


On the Web: Articles

Women & the Nation. Susan Blackburn, Inside Indonesia (4-6/01).

Indonesia: Women on the Move. Krishna Sen, Guardian (7/7/99).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Indonesian Women's Congress (KOWANI).

In the Library: Articles

Aye Kyaw. "Status of women in family law in Burma & Indonesia," Crossroads 4 (fall 88):100-120.

Blackburn, Susan & Sharon Bessell. "Marriageable age: political debates on early marriage in 20th-c. Indonesia," Indonesia 73 (4/97):107-42.

Doran, Christine. "Women & Indonesian nationalism," Kabar Seberang 17 (6/86):20-30.

Gouda, Frances. "The gendered rhetoric of colonialism & anti-colonialism in 20th-c. Indonesia," Indonesia 55 (4/93):1-22.

Hellwig, Tineke. "Nyai Dasima: a fictional woman," Review of Indonesian & Malaysian Affairs 26,1 (win 92):1-20.

Mather, Celia. "Subordination of women & lack of industrial strife in West Java," in Taylor & Turton (eds.) Sociology of "Developing Societies": Southeast Asia (NY, 1988), pp. 147-57.

Padmoharsono, J.H. & Widi Krastawan. "Women workers in Indonesia," Philippine Journal of Industrial Relations 8,2 & 9,1 (1986 & 87).

Papanek, Hanna. "Jakarta middle-class women: modernization, employment & family life," in G. Davis (ed.) What is Modern Indonesian Culture? (Athens: Ohio U., 1979), pp. 108-40.

Subandrio. "Legal & social position of women in Java," Civilisations 1,4 (1951):33-40.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Adeney, Frances S. Christian Women in Indonesia: A Narrative Study of Gender & Religion (Syracuse NY: Syracuse U., 2003).

Amnesty International. Women in Indonesia & East Timor: Standing Against Repression (NY, 1995).

Atkinson, Jane M. & Shelly Errington (eds.) Power & Difference: Gender in Island Southeast Asia (Stanford CA: Stanford, 1990).

Berninghausen, Jutta & Birgit Kerstan. Forging New Paths: Feminist Social Methodology & Rural Women in Java (London, 1991).

Blackburn, Susan. Women & the State in Modern Indonesia (NY: Cambridge, 2004).

Brenner, Suzanne April. The Domestication of Desire: Women, Wealth, & Modernity in Java (Princeton NJ: Princeton, 1998).

Grijns, Mies & Others (eds.) Different Women, Different Work: Gender & Industrialization in Indonesia (Brookfield VT: Avebury, 1994).

Harjono, Joan & Charles Warner (eds.) In Love with a Nation: Molly Bondan & Indonesia (Sydney, 1995).

Hellwig, Tineke. In the Shadow of Change: Images of Women in Indonesian Literature (Berkeley: Centers for South & Southeast Asian Studies, 1994).

Herring, B.B. (ed.) Indonesian Women: Some Past & Current Perspectives (Brussels, 1976).

Hull, Valerie J. Women in Java's Rural Middle Class: Progress or Regress? (Yogyakarta, 197?).

Istiadah. Muslim Women in Contemporary Indonesia: Investigating Paths to Resist the Patriarchal System (Clayton, Vic.: Monash U. Centre of Studies of Southeast Asia, 1995).

Joseph, Rebecca. Worker, Middlewoman, Entrepreneur: Women in the Indonesian Batik Industry (West Hartford CT, 19??).

Koning, Juliette & Others (eds.) Women & Households in Indonesia: Cultural Notions & Social Practices (Richmond, Surrey: Curzon, 2000).

KOWANI (Indonesian Women's Congress). The Role of Women in Development: The Indonesian Experience (Jakarta, 1980).

Lacher, Christine. Enhancement of Women's Role in the Transmigration Settlement at Teluk Dalam (Hamburg, 1983). Kalimantan.

Locher-Scholten, Elsbeth & Anke Niehof (eds.) Indonesian Women in Focus: Past & Present Notions (Leiden, 1992).

Manderson, Lenore (ed.) Women's Work & Women's Roles: Economics & Everyday Life in Indonesia, Malaysia & Singapore (Canberra, 1983).

McCormack, Indra. Women as Political Actors in Indonesia's New Order (Clayton, Vic.: Monash U. Centre for Southeast Asian Studies, 2003).

Murray, Alison J. No Money, No Honey: A Study of Street Traders & Prostitutes in Jakarta (NY: Oxford, 1991).

Papanek, Hanna. Implications of Development for Women in Indonesia: Selected Research & Policy Issues (Boston: Boston U. Center for Asian Development, 1979).

Peluso, Nancy L. The Roles of Rural Women in the Family Economy: A Micro-Study of Women Working Outside of the Agricultural Sector in Rural Yogyakarta (Yogyakarta, 1977).

Republic of Indonesia, Department of Information. The Indonesian Women's Movement: A Chronological Survey (Jakarta, 1968).

__________. Women of Indonesia (Jakarta, 1985).

__________, Office of the Minister of State for the Role of Women. Violence Against Women & Girl-Children in Indonesia (Jakarta, 1997).

Robinson, Kathryn & Sharon Bessell (eds.) Women in Indonesia: Gender, Equity & Development (Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2002).

Rodenburg, Janet. In the Shadow of Migration: Rural Women & their Households in North Tapanuli, Indonesia (Leiden: KITLV, 1997).

Sears, Laurie (ed.) Fantasizing the Feminine in Indonesia (Durham NC: Duke, 1996).

Tollenaere, H.A.O. de. The Politics of Divine Wisdom: Theosophy & Labor, Ntional & Women's Movements in Indonesia & South Asia, 1875-1947 (Nijmegen, 1996).

van Bemmelen, Sita & Others (eds.) Women & Mediation in Indonesia (Leiden: KITLV, 1992).

Vreede-de Stuers, Cora. The Indonesian Woman: Struggles & Achievements (The Hague, 1960).

Williams, Walter L. Javanese Lives: Women & Men in Modern Indonesian Society (New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers, 1991).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video


Monterey Bay Educators Against War
Last modified September 15, 2005 editor@mbeaw.org Help build this page
Home | Resources | Suggested Actions | Members' Writings | About MBEAW | Search