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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 350–353.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and 1993. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan founded the Justice and Development Party (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi; AKP) in 2001 and led it until 2014. In 2002 party leaders, declaring it a conservative democratic party, announced that it was breaking from its classic Islamist roots. Erdoğan also claimed that he...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 195–218.
Published: 01 July 2017
... how both governmental and civil society actors have discussed and framed reproductive policies primarily in reference to religion since the ascension of the Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi (Justice and Development Party; AKP), this article focuses on debates that took place in 2012 about abortion...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 116–123.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of the Islamically oriented populist nationalism of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) regime as well. Women’s encounters with the state and broader cultural hegemony in public spaces produced a certain kind of feminist consciousness. For example, after deciding to wear a headscarf in college, Neriman found...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 March 2017
... disciples to infiltrate the military, the judiciary, and the bureaucracy to gain power from within the state. The Islamically rooted Justice and Development Party (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi; AKP) government helped the Gülenists move up within the state. The two groups were in alliance in their fight...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Kalkınma Partisi (Justice and Development Party; AKP). The AKP, like its counterparts elsewhere in the world, implements a conservative neoliberal project, which is the biggest challenge facing feminist activism and women’s liberation. In the Turkish context the catchphrase of this project is Strengthening...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 189–193.
Published: 01 March 2017
... appearances and voices of the street. In Istanbul, the street used to be predominantly a space of representation for the republican ideals of the Kemalist regime on the one hand, and a space of struggle for dissident groups on the other. The Justice and Development Party (AKP) has challenged the exclusionary...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 125–134.
Published: 01 March 2019
... education or seek employment in public offices while wearing headscarves, but also played an integral role in Islamist mobilization, contributing to secure electoral victories for Islamist parties (Arat 1998 ; White 2002 ). It would be safe to argue that the AKP (Justice and Development Party) of Turkey’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 112–121.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., AKP) rule in Turkey. Yet Erdoğan’s comments are often dismissed as mere discursive maneuvers intended to change the political agenda and distract from “real” politics. I argue that dismissing Erdoğan’s comments as distractions reduces the politics of intimacy to a lower significance and creates three...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 181–185.
Published: 01 March 2017
... reminded us, then and now, that sexual violence is not the product of a chemical pathology but an assertion of masculine power. They have insisted that the government proposals for castration as “remedy” reflects the same heteropatriarchal logic that produces sexual violence and is part of the AKP’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 283–306.
Published: 01 November 2020
...), and sexist political speech has been a key element of the gender politics of the ruling Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi (Justice and Development Party; AKP). In the following I provide a brief overview of the politico-discursive context of Turkey. Then I revisit Austin’s linguistic theory and conceptualize my...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 100–103.
Published: 01 July 2008
...  101 tolerance of others that is headed by Turkish Muslim modernist Fethul- lah Gülen, and in Turkey’s moderate reform-oriented pro-Islamic AKP government (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi, or Justice and Development Party). Her book is a welcome addition to studies of Islamic movements and brings...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 177–196.
Published: 01 July 2021
... summary of Turkey’s political shift in terms of both conservative neoliberalism and gender politics. Although Kemalism and its state-based economic model began to break down in the 1980s, radical changes began to appear in 2002, when the Justice and Development Party (AKP) came to power. After...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 178–180.
Published: 01 March 2017
... victims and soldiers’ criminal offenses. Nevertheless, even the pro-AKP far-right Islamist newspaper Yeni Akit, infamous for its sexist and violence-prone vulgarity, which covered the alleged beheading with a headline, “The People Chopped Off the Head of the Traitor Coupist,” had to pull back following...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 325–330.
Published: 01 November 2015
... problematic in Turkey because of the masculine nature of the state. He conceptualizes military interventions as attempts to restore hegemonic masculinity. But he also argues that the governing Justice and Development Party (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi, AKP), which positions itself against military...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 368–373.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., ongoing since 1998, against the construction of small hydroelectric power plants (SHPs) on rivers in numerous valleys of Anatolia. The attempt by the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government to destroy Gezi Park and the occupation that followed made clear the widespread impact of construction-led...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 245–263.
Published: 01 November 2020
...) points out, the rise of LGBTQ+ activism in Turkey has also been contemporaneous with the rise of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi (Justice and Development Party; AKP), which won its first election in 2002 and has remained in power since. Despite this historical correspondence...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 173–174.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., intelligence, and police locations and media outlets. The leaders of the Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi (AKP) immediately named those behind the coup, Fethullah Gülen and his followers, and called on ordinary people to come out in defense of democracy. In response, thousands ignored the curfew declared by the coup...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2017
... a period when the Turkish state was eager to show its commitment to human rights and democracy as part of its attempt to join the European Union (EU). This period also coincided with the rise of power of the “reformist” Erdoğan-led Islamist Justice and Development Party (AKP), which challenged the hitherto...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Akınerdem, use lenses attentive to gender and sexuality to reflect on this consequential event. They examine the gender politics of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Gülen organization allegedly behind the coup attempt; the masculinism of the military, the centrality of gender and sexual...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 113–115.
Published: 01 November 2011
...- tive AKP (Justice and Development Party)” (41) that would criminalize adultery. Chapter 4, by Stefanie Eileen Nanes, considers the possibility of an emerging civil society in the Arab world. Nanes explores a campaign initiated and sustained by Jordanian citizens to end lenient sentences granted...