The Shaping of the Kaum Ibu (Women's Section) of the United Malays National Organization

  title={The Shaping of the Kaum Ibu (Women's Section) of the United Malays National Organization},
  author={Lenore Manderson},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  pages={210 - 228}
  • L. Manderson
  • Published 1 October 1977
  • Sociology
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
The period prior to and immediately after independence in Malaya was one of rapid social change and political advantage, which provided Malay women as well as men with opportunities to participate in public life. This paper discusses the development of the Kaum Ibu (Women's Association) as an auxiliary of the United Malays National Organization (UMNO), the dominant party in Malaysian politics since the end of the Second World War. The paper suggests that the change of status of the Kaum Ibu… 
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