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Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375135-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7513-5
... The 1990s witnessed the formation of religious middle classes transforming the terms of public debates in Turkey. Islamic films and novels became popular in cultural criticism, and new spaces, markets, and media with religious accents proliferated. This public Islam testifies to a shift...
Book Chapter

By Nilüfer Göle
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 30 September 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7513-5
... Islamic visibility religious pluralism plurality of secularisms public-square movements occupy Gezi ...
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375135-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7513-5
... in worldwide protest movements, such as the Tahrir Square and occupy Gezi. These public square maidan movements open up new avenues for democratic imaginaries beyond the secular-religious divide Islamic visibility religious pluralism plurality of secularisms public-square movements occupy Gezi ...
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375135-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7513-5
... This chapter discusses the gendered nature of the public sphere that characterizes secular modernization projects in Muslim-majority countries, especially in Turkey. By means of a critical reading of two novels, written in two different historical moments of secularism and Islam, it analyzes...
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375135-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7513-5
... of the self. The claims of religious visibility and the controversies they provoke reveal the unspoken secular rules and norms of the public sphere in European countries. Nationalism, public sphere, and definitions of self are mainly conceptualized within the secular paradigm. Based on Turkish and Indian...
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... that the invisibility of other kinds of femicides, such as those resulting from domestic violence, sex workers, or indigenous women signals the taken for granted nature of these crimes. In contrast, honor killings are rendered intelligible through the sheer visibility granted to them by the mass media. The author...
Book Chapter

By Nilüfer Göle
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 30 September 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7513-5
... Kemalist feminism Islamist/Muslim visibility social imaginary ...
Published: 15 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... visibility granted to them by the mass media. The author contends that labels such as honor killings abstract these murders from the continuum of femicides, and work as ciphers that signal the threat of Islam. Framed through the lens of Orientalism, these murders are marked as exceptional and justify...