Contemporary Indonesian Fashion

This does not prevent contemporary Indonesian fashion from taking on elements of resistance to those globalizing forces that have precipitously enabled it ...

Author: Alessandra Lopez y Royo

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350061323

Category: Design

Page: 256

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Indonesian fashion has undergone a period of rapid growth over the last three decades. This book explores how through years of social, political, and cultural upheaval, the country's fashion has moved away from “colonial fashion” and “national dress” to claim its own distinct identity as contemporary fashion in a global world. With specific reference to women's wear, Contemporary Indonesian Fashion explores the diversity and complexity of the country's sartorial offerings, which weave together local textile traditions like batik and ikat-making with contemporary narratives. The book questions concepts of “tradition” and “modernity” in the developing world, taking stock of the elite consumption of luxury brands and the large-scale manufacturing of fast fashion, and introduces us to the rise of new trends such as busana muslim (or “modest wear”), creating a portrait of a vibrant and growing national and, increasingly, international, industry. Exploring clothing in shopping malls, on the catwalk, in magazines, and online, the book examines how Indonesian fashion is made, presented, and consumed, combining research in Indonesia with analysis and personal reflection. Contemporary Indonesian Fashion ultimately questions the deeply entrenched eurocentrism of "global fashion", simultaneously interrogating current homogenizing beauty and body image discourses posited as universal, by pointing to absences, silences, and erasures as reflected by contemporary Indonesian fashion- hence the "looking glass" of the title. Aptly illustrated, the book offers a new perspective on a rapidly developing new fashion capital, Jakarta.
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Reading Contemporary Indonesian Muslim Women Writers

Representation, Identity and Religion of Muslim Women in Indonesian Fiction ... styles and modes enabling women to meet religious obligation with fashion.

Author: Diah Ariani Arimbi

Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

ISBN: 9789089640895

Category: Literary Criticism

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A study that discusses the construction of gender and Islamic identities in literary writing by four prominent Indonesian Muslim women writers: Titis Basino P I, Ratna Indraswari Ibrahim, Abidah El Kalieqy and Helvy Tiana Rosa.
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Sex and Sexualities in Contemporary Indonesia

A “standard Indonesian beauty” Angelina's greatest concern, however, seemed to be YPI's ... Indonesian fashion models, however, are frequently Indo (Beech, ...

Author: Linda Rae Bennett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317910961

Category: Social Science

Page: 326

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Winner of the 2015 Ruth Benedict Prize for Outstanding Edited Volume Sex, sexuality and sexual relationships are hotly debated in Indonesia, triggering complex and often passionate responses. This innovative volume explores these issues in a variety of ways. It highlights historical and newer forms of sexual diversity, as well as the social responses they provoke. It critiques differing representations of sexuality, pointing to the multiplicity of discourses within which sexuality and ‘the sexual’ are understood in modern-day Indonesia. Placing sexuality centre-stage and locating it within the specific historical context of the Reformasi era, this landmark volume explores understandings and practices across a wide variety of sites, focusing in on a diverse group of Indonesian actors, and the contested meanings that sexuality carries. Beginning with a substantive introduction and concluding with a scholarly reflection on key issues, the volume is framed around the four themes of sexual politics, health, diversity and representations. It seeks both to present new empirical findings as well as to add to existing theoretical analysis. This work fills an important gap in our understanding of the evolution and contemporary dynamics of Indonesian sexualities. It will be of interest to scholars and academics from disciplines including gender and sexuality studies, global health, sexual and reproductive health, anthropology, sociology and Asian studies.
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Adolescents in Contemporary Indonesia

... the headscarf and modest fashion, while modulating the messages encoded in the specific style of clothing and scarf so they seem 'cool' and not dowdy.

Author: Lyn Parker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134072316

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

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The youth demographic is a large and growing cohort in Indonesia, and adolescents embody the currents of social change. Throughout the twentieth century they were significant agents of social protest leading to social and political transformation. This book looks at the importance of adolescents in contemporary Indonesia, and how they are spearheading not just globalisation and a growing consumer youth culture, but also the Islamisation movement. The book explores both the inner worlds and social selves of Indonesian adolescents. It presents an in-depth knowledge of Indonesian society and culture in various parts of Indonesia, and discusses national patterns and trends. Grounded in two field sites, the book enables an analysis of young people’s local ethnic and religious identities and their commitment to the Indonesian nation-state. It goes on to look at the physical age bracket of youth, the definitions used by the Indonesian state and other agencies, and the perceptions of youth themselves about adolescence and adulthood. Providing a comprehensive study of young people in contemporary Indonesia, the book addresses gender relations, the importance of education for youth and youth engagement with popular culture, and the moral issue concerning the sexual propriety of young people. It is a useful contribution for students and academics of Asian Studies, Sociology and Cultural Studies.
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Contemporary Indonesian Film

Most of the films I saw Which began in this fashion could be fast-forwarded to just a few minutes before the end. There indisputably the hero of the story ...

Author: Katinka van Heeren

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004253476

Category: Social Science

Page: 250

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This highly informative book explores the world of Post-Soeharto Indonesian audio-visual media in the exiting era of Reform. From a multidisciplinary approach it considers a wide variety of issues such as mainstream and alternative film practices, ceremonial and independent film festivals, film piracy, history and horror, documentary, television soaps, and Islamic films, as well as censorship from the state and street. Through the perspective of discourses on, and practices of film production, distribution, and exhibition, this book gives a detailed insight into current issues of Indonesia’s social and political situation, where Islam, secular realities, and ghosts on and off screen, mingle or clash.
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Contemporary Indonesian Art

This critique of exclusion and oppression is not limited to Indonesia and the ... indie styles from current music, fashion, and gadgets; and the images and ...

Author: Yvonne Spielmann

Publisher: NUS Press

ISBN: 9789814722360

Category: Art

Page: 178

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Indonesian art entered the global contemporary art world of independent curators, art fairs, and biennales in the 1990s. By the mid-2000s, Indonesian works were well-established on the Asian secondary art market, achieving record-breaking prices at auction houses in Singapore and Hong Kong. This comprehensive overview introduces Indonesian contemporary art in a fresh and stimulating manner, demonstrating how contemporary art breaks from colonial and post-colonial power structures, and grapples with issues of identity and nation-building in Indonesia. Across different media, in performance and installation, it amalgamates ethnic, cultural, and religious references in its visuals, and confidently brings together the traditional (batik, woodcut, dance, Javanese shadow puppet theater) with the contemporary (comics and manga, graffiti, advertising, pop culture). Spielmann's Contemporary Indonesian Art surveys the key artists, curators, institutions, and collectors in the local art scene and looks at the significance of Indonesian art in the Asian context. Through this book, originally published in German, Spielmann stakes a claim for the global relevance of Indonesian art.
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Doing Research in Fashion and Dress

Textiles and Text: Re-establishing the Links between Archival and Object-based Research, pp. 114–121, London: Archetype Publications. Royo, Alessandra Lopezy (2019), Contemporary Indonesian Fashion: Through the Looking ...

Author: Yuniya Kawamura

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350089808

Category: Design

Page: 176

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Whether you're investigating fashion as a material object, an abstract idea, a social phenomenon, or a commercial system, qualitative techniques can further your understanding of almost any research topic. Doing Research in Fashion and Dress begins by guiding you through a brief history of fashion studies, and the debates surrounding it, before introducing key qualitative methodological approaches, including ethnography, semiology, and object-based research. Detailed case studies demonstrate how each methodology is used in practice. These case studies include Japanese subcultures, fashion photography blogs and semiotic studies of fashion magazine shoots and advertisements. This second edition also features a new chapter on internet sources and online ethnography, reflecting the adoption of social media tools not only by industry practitioners but also by academics. By contextualizing history, theory and practice Doing Research in Fashion and Dress offers: -A systematic examination of qualitative research methods in fashion studies in social sciences. -A practical guide for anyone wishing to conduct fashion research in academia or in the business world. -An accessible grounding in contemporary fashion studies literature.
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Ethnic Chinese in Contemporary Indonesia

It also liaises between the Indonesian Ministry of Education and Hanban of the ... This is not easy but it has become a fashion now in Indonesia to have ...

Author: Leo Suryadinata

Publisher: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies

ISBN: 9789812308351

Category: Social Science

Page: 209

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The Chinese in Indonesia have played an important role in Indonesian society before and after the fall of Soeharto. This book provides comprehensive and up-to-date information by examining them in detail during that era with special reference to the post-Soeharto period. The contributors to this volume consist of both older- and younger-generation scholars writing on Indonesian Chinese. They offer new information and fresh perspectives on the issues of government policies, legal position, eth...
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Traditions Redirecting Contemporary Indonesian Cultural Productions

Although globalisation has replaced a singular, local Indonesian identity for ... fashion,. and. patriarchy. Beauty fascinates us all, regardless of race, ...

Author: Jan van der Putten

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781527502772

Category: Social Science

Page: 315

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This volume is the result of a conference held in October 2015 in connection with the Frankfurt Book Fair discussing developments that are considered important in contemporary Indonesian cultural productions. The first part of the book reflects on the traumatic experiences of the Indonesian nation caused by a failed coup on October 1, 1965. In more general theoretical terms, this topic connects to the field of memory studies, which, in recent decades, has made an academic comeback. The focus of the chapters in this section is how certain, often distressing, events are represented in narratives in a variety of media that are periodically renewed, changed, rehearsed, repeated, and performed, in order to become or stay part of the collective memory of a certain group of people. The second part of the book explores how forces of globalisation have impacted upon the local and, linguistically surprisingly, rather homogeneous cultural productions of Indonesia. The main strands of inquiry in this second section are topics of global trends in religion, responses to urban development, the impact of popular literary developments, and how traditions are revisited in order to come to terms with international cultural developments.
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Fashion Agency and Empowerment

DRESS AND FASHION RESEARCH Series Editor: Joanne B. Eicher, ... Dressing in Vintage Alessandra B. Lopez y Royo, Contemporary Indonesian Fashion FASHION, ...

Author: Annette Lynch

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350058279

Category: Social Science

Page: 248

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Fashion has always been strongly linked with the politics of gender and equality. In this global and interdisciplinary collection, leading authors explore the relationships between the dressed body, fashion, sex, and power, with an emphasis on the role of dress in both reinforcing and challenging social norms. Covering a range of geographic and social contexts, the book explores the role of fashion in empowering both individuals and groups to create transformation and change. Taking us from the performance of black dandyism through stylized hats, to the use of challenging dance forms and male-inspired dress by female South African dancers to express independence and equality, to ways in which recent Bond Girls have challenged traditional gender binaries, the book provides a crucial entry point into discussions of fashion as an empowerment strategy. Fashion, Agency, and Empowerment encourages the reader to critically examine the cultural and social impact of sexual objectification, as well as to consider personal and shared narratives of self-objectification and repression. With chapters ranging from the iconic self-fashioning of Princess Diana to a discussion of sex, power, and cultural constructions of masculinity, Fashion, Agency, and Empowerment provides crucial insights into global fashion, political structures, and social life.
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Democracy Corruption and the Politics of Spirits in Contemporary Indonesia

For he disappeared in the same fashion that my father did. He also lives between this world and the spiritual world (I. hidup dua alam). Sukarno—Indonesia's ...

Author: Nils Bubandt

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317682516

Category: Political Science

Page: 162

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Indonesia has been an electoral democracy for more than a decade, and yet the political landscape of the world’s third-largest democracy is as complex and enigmatic as ever. The country has achieved a successful transition to democracy and yet Indonesian democracy continues to be flawed, illiberal, and predatory. This book suggests that this and other paradoxes of democracy in Indonesia often assume occult forms in the Indonesian political imagination, and that the spirit-like character of democracy and corruption traverses into the national media and the political elite. Through a series of biographical accounts of political entrepreneurs, all of whom employ spirits in various, but always highly contested, ways, the book seeks to provide a portrait of Indonesia’s contradictory democracy, contending that the contradictions that haunt democracy in Indonesia also infect democracy globally. Exploring the intimate ways in which the world of politics and the world of spirits are entangled, it argues that Indonesia’s seemingly peculiar problems with democracy and spirits in fact reflect a set of contradictions within democracy itself. Engaging with recent attempts to look at contemporary politics through the lens of the occult, Democracy, Corruption and the Politics of Spirits in Contemporary Indonesia will be of interest to academics in the fields of Asian Studies, Anthropology and Political Science and relevant for the study of Indonesian politics and for debates about democracy in Asia and beyond.
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Re Claiming Bodies Through Fashion and Style

Fashion Theory 11 (2–3): 211–231. ———. 2010. Materializing Piety: Gendered Anxieties about Faithful Consumption in Contemporary Urban Indonesia.

Author: Viola Thimm

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030719418



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Explaining Collective Violence in Contemporary Indonesia

Sukarno proclaimed the Republic of Indonesia as a unitary state on 17 August ... Suharto led the country in a militaristic, authoritarian fashion until the ...

Author: Z. Tadjoeddin

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137270641

Category: Political Science

Page: 224

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Tadjoeddin uniquely explores four types of violent conflicts pertinent to contemporary Indonesia (secessionist, ethnic, routine-everyday and electoral violence), and seeks to discover what socio-economic development can do to overcome conflict and make the country's transition to democracy safe for its constituencies.
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Negotiating Women s Veiling

Politics & Sexuality in Contemporary Indonesia Dewi Candraningrum. feminine. ... thus unintentionally becoming models of Indonesian Islamic fashion.

Author: Dewi Candraningrum

Publisher: Institut de recherche sur l’Asie du Sud-Est contemporaine

ISBN: 9782355960109

Category: Political Science

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This study will focus on the Indonesian jilbab, an ubiquitous piece of cloth that covers the hair and neck of women tightly, leaving no skin unconcealed. Achievement and role of jilbab after the authoritarian regime of Soeharto in 1998 is hardly known. The author examines women perception but also the Sharia Ordinances and the narratives of censorship. Voices of both women and sexual minorities (transgenders, gays, lesbians, bisexuals and queers) finally demonstrate awareness of the politics of representation in contemporary Indonesia, highlighting the links between religion, politics and identity.
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Wawasan Jurnal Ilmiah Agama dan Sosial Budaya Vol 4 No 2 2019

He stated, "For contemporary Indonesian Muslims, the dress is not only a statement of one's Islamic religious identity, but clothing is an essential part of ...


Publisher: Fakultas Ushuluddin UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung


Category: Literary Collections

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WAWASAN: Jurnal Ilmiah Agama dan Sosial Budaya is a peer-reviewed journal which is published by Ushuluddin Faculty UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung incorporate with the scholars association: Asosiasi Studi Agama Indonesia (ASAI) publishes biannually in June and December. This Journal publishes current original research on religious studies and Islamic studies using an interdisciplinary perspective, especially within Islamic Theology (Ushuluddin) studies and its related teachings resources: Religious studies, Islamic thought, Islamic philosophy, Quranic studies, Hadith studies, and Islamic mysticism. WAWASAN: Jurnal Ilmiah Agama dan Sosial Budaya published at first Vol. 1, No. 1, 2016 biannually in January and July. However, since Vol. 2 No. 1, 2017, the journal’s publication schedule changed biannually in June and December. Reviewers will review any submitted paper. Review process employs a double-blind review, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa.
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Problems of Regional Autonomy in Contemporary Indonesia

There was first the problem of securing ''government in general” - the need to fashion new instruments of government for a society in process of transition ...

Author: John D. Legge

Publisher: Equinox Publishing

ISBN: 9786028397094

Category: History

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This volume is based in part upon observations made during a six months' visit to Indonesia between August 1956 and January 1957. After an initial period of five weeks spent in the Autonomy and Decentralization Division, Ministry of Internal Affairs, visits were made to three provinces - East Java, Central Sumatra and Sulawesi where, through the courtesy of local officials, facilities were provided for the study of the local government system at all levels. While it is necessary to draw attention to these geographical limitations of the enquiry, the three provinces were deliberately selected as samples with a view to enabling the study of varied and contrasting situations, and the observations made in the paper are couched in general terms, a further qualification must be made. The visits to Central Sumatra and Sulawesi were concluded before the changes of government in those provinces in December 1956 and March 1957. The comments referring specifically to the situations in these provinces have therefore been outstripped by events. It may be assumed, however, that the more permanent problems of local government planning will remain, and it has been thought desirable to describe the situations in the two areas as they were observed, except that some reference to subsequent changes is made in the concluding section of the paper. About Cornell Modern Indonesian Project Interim Reports This title was originally published as an "Interim Report" in the Cornell Modern Indonesia Project (CMIP) series organized by the Cornell Southeast Asia Program. CMIP's first "Interim Report" appeared in 1956, during an era when little scholarship on Indonesia was available, and those studies that did appear often lagged far behind the actual events taking place in the country. George Kahin, director of CMIP at the time, explained in his foreword to the first "Interim Report" that these books were intended to address this lack of timely scholarship and encourage lively critical exchanges among researchers and readers. Therefore, as he explained, the "Interim Reports" would be "explicitly tentative and provisional in character." We believe that an understanding of this historical context is key to a full appreciation of these contributions to the study of Indonesia in the twentieth century.
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In contemporary Indonesia fashion veiling and its justification are also implicit critiques of the moral authority of the male elite.

Author: R. Michael Furr

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190204600

Category: Philosophy

Page: 720

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This collection contains some of the best new work being done on the subject of character in philosophy, theology, and psychology. From a virtual reality simulation of the Milgram shock experiments to an understanding of the virtue of modesty in Muslim societies, the 31 chapters significantly advance our understanding of character.
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Contemporary Management and Science Issues in the Halal Industry

The muslim fashion in Indonesia has been developed rapidly. ... The impact of this transformation is the increase in number of Indonesian population who ...

Author: Faridah Hassan

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9789811326776

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 519

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The proceedings volume focuses on halal management and science topics. Issues related to business model, management, marketing, finance, food security, lifestyle, hospitality, tourism, cosmetics, personal care, legal aspects, technologies and sciences are presented in the chapters. In addition, the book also covers comprehensive areas of halalan toyyiban chains of production from raw materials, ingredients, planning, manufacturing, packaging, logistics, delivery, warehousing, marketing to consumption. Various survey results and few cases explore practical solutions to these issues of interest to academics in university settings as well as practitioners in different industries and government agencies.
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Islamizing Intimacies

Youth, Sexuality, and Gender in Contemporary Indonesia Nancy J. Smith-Hefner ... In Re-orienting Fashion: The Globalization of Asian Dress, edited by Sandra ...

Author: Nancy J. Smith-Hefner

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780824878115

Category: Social Science

Page: 262

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One of the great transformations presently sweeping the Muslim world involves not just political and economic change but the reshaping of young Muslims’ styles of romance, courtship, and marriage. Nancy J. Smith-Hefner takes up the personal lives and sexual attitudes of educated Muslim Javanese youth in the city of Yogyakarta to explore the dramatic social and ethical changes taking place in Indonesian society. Drawing on more than 250 interviews over a fifteen-year period, her vivid, well-crafted ethnography is full of insights into the real-life struggles of young Muslims and framed by a deep understanding of Indonesia’s wider debates on gender and youth culture. The changes among Muslim youth reflect an ongoing if at times unsteady attempt to balance varied ideals, ethical concerns, and aspirations. On the one hand, growing numbers of young people show a deep and pervasive desire for a more active role in their Islamic faith. On the other, even as they seek a more self-conscious and scripture-based profession of faith, many educated youth aspire to personal relationships similar to those seen among youth elsewhere—a greater measure of informality, openness, and intimacy than was typical for their parents’ and grandparents’ generations. Young women in particular seek freedom for self-expression, employment, and social fulfillment outside of the home. Smith-Hefner pays particular attention to their shifting roles and perspectives because it is young women who have been most dramatically affected by the upheavals transforming this Muslim-majority country. Although deeply personal, the changing aspirations of young Muslims have immense implications for social and public life throughout Indonesia. The fruit of a longitudinal study begun shortly after the fall of the authoritarian New Order government and the return to democracy in 1998–1999, the book reflects Smith-Hefner’s nearly forty years of anthropological engagement with the island of Java and her continuing exploration into what it means to be both “modern” and Muslim. The culture of the new Muslim youth, the author shows, through all its nuances and variations, reflects the inexorable abandonment of traditions and practices deemed incompatible with authentic Islam and an ongoing and profound Islamization of intimacies.
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