Irwan Abdullah(1*)

(1) Gadjah Mada University
(*) Corresponding Author


The developments in the management of women's body, has both, individually and socially, become an important indicator of the shift which is currently taking place widely in everyday life. Body care which has an orientation towards health, body form and appearance, clearly explains the subordination of women, mainly because the body expressions directly reproduces the domestic status of women and their values which are in a way, identical with tenderness, delicatessens, softness, beauty,andattractiveness. Socially and politically, the women's body has become an instrument in the reproduction of power and authority in the structure of the relationship between women and men, women and the nation, or women and capitalism. This paper will endeavour to explain that in the production and reproduction of these relationships, the reality of women's lives must be thoroughly understood.


gender, tubuh, kesehatan, reproduksi, seksualitas

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