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  • Women's Access to Property: A Comparative Study on Islamic and Kemalist Women in Turkey 

    Authors:O'Neil, Mary Lou; Toktaş, Şule
    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. ...