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Strangers to and producers of their own culture: American popular culture and Turkish young people
American popular culture is virtually everywhere including Turkey. Turkey is a close ally of the United States and American cultural products have long been present in Turkey. How does the presence of American popular ...
"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
The not so new Turkish woman: A statistical look at women in two Istanbul neighborhoods
Using survey data gathered from nearly 400 women living in two Istanbul neighborhoods this article explores issues of work education family and feminism. In addition to presenting the findings we argue that there is a ...
Selfish vengeful and full of spite: The representations of women who have abortions on Turkish television
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 ...
How do women receive inheritance? The processes of Turkish women’s inclusion and exclusion from property
(Research Institute of Asian Women, 2013)
This article employs Turkey as a case study to explore the relationship between property ownership, inheritance, and women’s empowerment. In Turkey, as in much of the world, men dominate ownership of property. This is ...
You Are What You Wear: Clothing/Appearance Laws and the Construction of the Public Citizen in Turkey
(Berg Publ, 2010)
As Turkey set its sights on modernization and Westernization in the early decades of the twentieth century, clothing reform took center stage. The state used clothing as a constitutive element in its establishment and ...