Women, politics and democracy: political labour in India and Indonesia

    Project Details

    Description

    This project aims to advance understandings of Asia's two largest democracies through an examination of the pathways and dead-ends to political power for women in India and Indonesia. Research of women's everyday political labour will examine their contributions to generating different forms of power, and their adverse incorporation into political structures. The comparative ethnographic approach will lead to the development of analytical and conceptual tools to understand democracy across different socio-historical contexts. The project aims to produce policy and practice relevant knowledge to increase the meaningful participation of women in politics in India and Indonesia, with comparative lessons for other countries
    StatusActive
    Effective start/end date20/05/2017/11/24

    Funding

    • Australian National University (ANU): AUD40,000.00
    • Australian Research Council (ARC): AUD866,986.00

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