Wardatun, Atun (2019) Women’s narrative and local practices of muslim family law: exploring moderateness of Indonesian Islam. Kafa’ah: Journal of Gender Studies, 9 (2). pp. 1-12. ISSN Print ISSN 2356-0894 Online ISSN 2356-0630

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Abstract

ENGLISH This article seeks for two essential resources of promoting the moderateness of Indonesian Islam, which are still underdeveloped in the existing literatures. Namely, mainstreaming women’s narrative as a basis of analysis of research about Indonesian Islam and examining the practices of Islam in everyday life of Muslims across the archipelago. Based on writer’s experiences in conducting ethnographic research regarding Islamic family law, this article aims at discussing further how women’s inclusion generates particular model of understanding and application of Islamic family law. As a matter of fact, family law is the most intimate legal practices in everyday relations for Muslim and thus, involve both men and women. Moreover, Islamic law is not merely about doctrines and universal resources, but also about interpretation and local practices. This article argues that the presence of women’s voices and experiences in the epistemology of Islamic law, which is often excluded, is one of primary factors of ensuring how Islamic family law can provide more justice and equality to women’s interests. The practices of Muslim family law in eastern Indonesian where women’s authority and power are continuously negotiated can be considered as among initial characteristic of the moderateness of Indonesian Islam.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: muslim familiy law; moderateness; Indonesian Islam
Subjects: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1699 Other Studies in Human Society > 169901 Gender Specific Studies
18 LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES > 1801 Law > 180128 Islamic Family Law > 18012801 Pernikahan (Secara Umum)
22 PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220403 Islamic Studies > 22040304 Fiqh, Ushul Fiqh, Islamic Jurisprudence, and related science
Divisions: Fakultas Syariah > Jurusan Hukum Keluarga Islam
Depositing User: mrs Nuraeni S.IPi
Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2021 02:15
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2021 02:15
URI: http://repository.uinmataram.ac.id/id/eprint/321

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