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Women's Access to Property: A Comparative Study on Islamic and Kemalist Women in Turkey
This article uses a comparative approach to discuss women's access to property using evidence collected from field research conducted on two distinct communities of Istanbul: one secular and one Islamic. The two groups of ...
Competing frameworks of Islamic law and secular civil law in Turkey: A case study on women's property and inheritance practices
(Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd, 2015)
The article stems from empirical research conducted with a group of women living in Istanbul who have conservative life styles bounded by an Islamic worldview. It attempts to illuminate the negotiation and contestation ...
Abortion services at hospitals in Istanbul
(Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2017)
Objective: Despite the existence of a liberal law on abortion in Turkey there is growing evidence that actually securing an abortion in Istanbul may prove difficult. This study aimed to determine whether or not state ...
Gender and the Wage Gap in Turkish Academia
(Routledge Journals Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2015)
Turkey maintains one of the lowest female labour force participation rates in Europe but also boasts an above average number of female professors. Turkey is well above the European average (15 per cent) with approximately ...
Effects of gender on credit card usage among university students in Turkey
(Academic Journals, 2011)
In recent years much has been written about credit card usage among university students. Despite a vast number of studies little has been written about credit card usage among university students in developing countries. ...
"It was as if society didn't want a woman to get an abortion": a qualitative study in Istanbul Turkey
(Elsevier Science Inc, 2017)
Introduction: In 1983 abortion without restriction as to reason was legalized in Turkey. However at an international conference in 2012 the Prime Minister condemned abortion and announced his intent to draft restrictive ...
The availability of abortion at state hospitals in Turkey: A national study
Introduction: Abortion in Turkey has been legal since 1983 and remains so today. Despite this in 2012 the Prime Minister declared that in his opinion abortion was murder. Since then there has been growing evidence that ...
Politics Policies Pronatalism and Practice: Availability and Accessibility of Abortion and Reproductive Health Services in Turkey
(Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2016)
Turkey has maintained liberal contraception and abortion policies since the 1980s. In 2012 the government proposed to restrict abortion
Motherhood Citizenship and Rights: Illegal Abortions in Turkey
(Routledge Journals Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2019)
Women's Property Rights in Turkey
(Routledge Journals Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2014)
Abstract This article takes Turkey as a case study exploring marital and inheritance regimes with regard to their impact on women and their ability to protect women's property rights. The aim of the study is to bring to ...