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Waves of feminism in Turkey: Kemalist Islamist and Kurdish women's movements in an era of globalization Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Routledge Journals Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2010)
Publisher and Date:(Wiley, 2017)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 women possess distinctly different views of the world and how it is organized. This is particularly the case concerning gender where secular women put forth a view rooted in the sameness of the genders where the Islamic women were clear in their commitment to the idea of difference. ...
Publisher and Date:(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 light the workings of the legal system that regulate the acquisition of property and to scrutinize the gap between the law and its practice in Turkish society. By taking this approach the article does not only focus on laws but also on how these laws are adopted by society. Thus ...
Women's Shelters in Turkey: A Qualitative Study on Shortcomings of Policy Making and Implementation Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Sage Publications Inc, 2013)Despite a long history of women's movements and policy-making efforts to ameliorate women's status in Turkey, the number and quality of women's shelters are far from sufficient. This article aims to reveal the shortcomings of shelter policy through the lens of those "at work" on this important social issue using a qualitative research design. Forty semistructured in-depth interviews were conducted with municipal administrative officials, state social workers, and employees of civil society ...
Youth activists and occupygezi: patterns of social change in public policy and in civic and political activism in Turkey Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Routledge Journals Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2017)The research puzzle that our paper focuses on is the struggle of youth organizations to have their voice heard in public policy processes. We examine the implications of occupygezi in establishing or not a new relationship with the political domain and policy makers in Turkey. By drawing on a policy analysis framework this paper looks at whether occupygezi opened up new windows of opportunities for social and political change for youth activists in Turkey. In doing so we rely upon the results of ...