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  • Selfish vengeful and full of spite: The representations of women who have abortions on Turkish television 

    Authors:O'Neil, Mary Lou
    Publisher and Date:(2013)
    This article analyses the portrayal of women who have abortions in four recent Turkish television series Gümüþ Aþk-i Memnu Hanimin Ç iftlig. i andÖyle Bir Geçer Zaman ki all of which appeared between 2005 and 2011. It is clear from the varying storylines of these melodramas that the depiction of women who have abortions on Turkish television is decidedly negative. The women who have abortions are seen as defying cultural expectations to place motherhood before all else. They are portrayed as ...