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Redefining Cultural Practices and Reconstructing a Colonial Legacy


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This book analyzes the cultural and colonial influences on the perspectives toward and treatment of female household workers in Indonesia to create a model for their empowerment. The hypothesis is that there is a connection between Dutch colonial legacy and Indonesian culture, particularly Javanese culture, and how people in the country think, relate and treat household workers. Cultural practices within Indonesian societies, particularly Java, contribute to the conditions of female household workers whether in workplaces or other spheres. In addition, female household workers are associated and attached with stereotypical images in which undervalue, underestimate and humiliate them such as in media, schools, TV shows, movies, etc. Finally, the potential of reconstructing these cultural views and practices in order to empower female household workers and create the cultural based advocacy to establish a female worker''s movement is discussed.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC101538
AuthorDiah Irawaty
Number of Pages112
Publishing Year2011-05-06T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeGender studies, gender groups
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandNot defined
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-08-18 00:00:00