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Ryerson University
SOC 885
Amina Jamal

Midterm 2 NotesPolygyny used by Rachel Rinaldo and Denise Kandiyoti it is a form of marriage in which a man has 2 or more wives at the same time In the 1990s Indonesia in Sohartos time gender discourses among Muslims groups werent oriented equality some Muslim groups developed conservative understandings of gender than were the norm in Indonesia they promoted polygamous marriages questioned careers for women urge women to cover entire body Many majority Muslim countries retain the traditional Sharia which interprets teachings of the Quran to permit polygamy with up to 4 wives as long as it is practiced under the specified conditions Misogyny used by Nancy Jabbra and Nancy Kandiyoti it is the hatred of women or girls according to the feminist theory misogyny can be manifested in numerous ways including sexual discrimination denigration of women violence against women and sexual objectification of women The Taliban immobilized Afghan women movements They enforced their tyrannical rules on them and forced women to wear burqa obtain no education and not to work Kandiyoti said many of the oppression does not come from Islam itself but from misogynist attitudes of men Sufferage used by Denise Kandiyoti it is the civil right to vote gained through the democratic process women suffrage is the right of women to vote on the same terms as men this was the goal of suffragists and the suffragettes Eqypt outlawed Feminist groups after granting suffrage in 1956 In Turkey womens attempts at political organization were discouraged a year after suffrageReformasi Indonesia used by Rachel Rinaldo resulted in Sohartos resignation in 1998 since then Indonesia has been in a period of transition This era has been called the period of Reformasi this is due to a more open and liberal polit
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