Sexual Politics in Indonesia
This book analyzes the interaction between nationalism, feminism, and socialism in Indonesia since the beginning of the 20th century until the New Order State of President Suharto. The focus is on the communist women's organization Gerwani, which was by 1965 the largest communist women's organization in the non-communist world. Gerwani members combined feminist demands suc...more
Hardcover, 410 pages
Published September 6th 2002 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published May 22nd 2002)
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Dr. Saskia Wieringa is director of the International Information Center and Archives for the Women's Movement in Amsterdam and also an affiliated senior researcher at the University of Amsterdam.More about Saskia E. Wieringa...