Beauty Myth of Muslim Women When Hijab and Beauty are Featured in Instagram
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- Keywords: muslim women, social media, hijab, beauty myth, instagram
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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TY - CONF AU - Refti Handini Listyani AU - DIyah Utami AU - FX. Sri Sadewo PY - 2018/10 DA - 2018/10 TI - Beauty Myth of Muslim Women When Hijab and Beauty are Featured in Instagram BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 306 EP - 310 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icss-18.2018.62 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icss-18.2018.62 ID - Listyani2018/10 ER -