Ketika perempuan lantang menentang poligami Sebuah analisis wacana kritis tentang wacana antipoligami

Untung Yuwono


Critical discourse analysis (CDA) has become a very influential interdisciplinary
approach, which views a discourse as a form of social practice. Antipoligamy
discourse, as a social practice persisted for a long time ago in Indonesia, offers
chalenging discussions in the perspective of CDA. Teun van Dijk, as one of the
pioneers of CDA, articulates ideology as the basis of the social representations
of groups. Furthermore, he advocates a sociocognitive interface between social
structures and discourse structures. Within these views, whenever social groups,
including the producers of antipoligamy texts, voice their ideas and feelings,
their ideology come up apparently or, otherwise, lies behind language. This
paper is an attempt to explain how women formulate their beliefs into a joint
statement: by using what ideological discourse production strategies they share
their ideology to public. A Joint Statement issued in December 2006, which
contains a broad definition of poligamy in negative sense, in fact represents
negative other-representation strategy used by its producer.


Poligami (poligamy), antipoligami (antipoligamy), perempuan (women), feminisme (feminism), ideologi (ideology), analisis wacana kritis (critical discourse analysis), strategi produksi wacana ideologis (ideological discourse production strategy), pernyataa

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