Browsing Siyaset Bilimi ve Kamu Yönetimi / Political Science and Public Administration by Subject "Women's shelters"
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Feminists' dilemma-with or without the state? Violence against women and women's shelters in Turkey Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Ewha Womans Univ Press, 2011)This article aims to describe the achievements of the women's movement in the struggle against domestic violence in Turkey and the points of contention between the state and feminists regarding this issue. Our goal in analyzing the Turkish case of violence against women is to reflect on how women's organizations work with the state; what they demand from it; and how they respond to the complex situations and dilemmas of state funded women's shelters. The article is based on field research; we used ...
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 ...