Maiden Voyages, 1st Edition

  • Catharina Purwani Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 9812305688
  • ISBN-13: 9789812305688
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 212 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released May 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Emphasizes how travel situates Eastern Indonesian women at the intersection of ethnicity/place, class and gender politics. Investigates theoretical issues of travel within feminist geography frameworks. Field research focuses on contemporary rural women and was conducted mainly in parts of East Nusa Tenggara and while travelling on boats in the region.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Figures.
List of Tables.
List of Boxes.
1: Departure.
2: Women, Space, and Travel.
3: Charting the Routes.
4: Situating Women and Their Travel.
5: Journeys.
6: Inter–island Travel: Women Negotiating Boundaries of Propriety.
7: Travel to Urban Centres: Nurses and Teachers Mobilizing Selves.
8: Travel Abroad: Recollections of Domestic Workers.
9: Reflections.
10: Moving Forward: A Process of Becoming.
About the Author.