Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS 2018)

Beauty Myth of Muslim Women When Hijab and Beauty are Featured in Instagram

Authors
Refti Handini Listyani, DIyah Utami, FX. Sri Sadewo
Corresponding Author
Refti Handini Listyani
Available Online October 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icss-18.2018.62How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Keywords: muslim women, social media, hijab, beauty myth, instagram
Abstract

This research examines beauty myth of muslim women ie when hijab and beauty are featured in instagram using an discourse analysis and cyberfeminism approach. Several theories are employed in this research including the theory of discourse analysis, sociology of body and the concept of mythology. Results indicates that the presentation in instagram contributes to construct the discourse about the beautiful concept of a muslim. Contemporary muslim women are more aware of creating their own identity regardless of the social interpretation attached to them. In instagram accounts, women become producers as well as consumers of their own beauty discourse. The implications of this research are this study is expected to contribute information and enrich the repertoire of social science especially sociology also for the development of research on women body, hijab and beauty.

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© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS 2018)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
October 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-588-7
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icss-18.2018.62How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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