Friday March 2 , 2012
1. Polygyny – Rinaldo
Def: A form of marriage which a man has 2 or more wives at the same time.
in the 1990’s, Indonesia (in Soharto’s time):
Gender discourses among Muslims groups weren’t oriented equality.
- Some Muslim groups developed conservative understandings of gender than were the norm in
- They promoted polygamous marriages; questioned careers for women; urge women to cover
2. Misogyny – Jabbra
Def: The hatred of women or girls.
The Taliban immobilised Afghan women movements. They enforced their tyrannical rules on them
and forced women to wear burqa, obtain no education, and not to work.
Islam is not the reason of hate towards women but misogyny.
3. Sufferage – Kandiyoti
Def: the right to vote gained thru the democratic process
women’s suffrage is the right to vote on the same terms as men.
Eqypt outlawed Feminist groups after granting suffrage in 1956.
Turkey: women’s attempts at political organization were discouraged a year after suffrage.
Main point was the mobilization o