Family Ties and Social Networks of Married Women in Post-Reformasi Jakarta, Indonesia.
The aim of this paper is to examine the nature of family relationships as well as the social support networks of married women living in Jakarta in order to understand how women are experiencing family life, and if the family continues to be the main source of social support during this time of rapid social change now that the constraints of the "New Order" has been lifted. The data come from a project in the greater Jakarta area carried out between October 2013 and February 2014 in order to find out how all these changes have affected family life. 60 married women and 40 never-married women who were 30 years of age and older were interviewed. The focus of the project is on Jakarta because aside from the fact that it is both the political and economic center of the country, it is also at the forefront of social and cultural change.