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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 173–174.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Banu Gökarıksel Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 On July 15, 2016, an otherwise ordinary Friday night for citizens of Turkey was disrupted by images, sounds, and situations that have, unfortunately, become less extraordinary in recent decades: a coup...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 178–180.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Salih Can Açıksöz Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 The violence that unfolded during the failed coup attempt on July 15, 2016, has shaken Turkey’s political culture on many levels, including the relationship among gender, militarism, and nationalism...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 181–185.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Zeynep Kurtuluş Korkman Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 “Castration law has passed,” read a news title among the many seemingly surreal headlines in the post–coup attempt Turkey. The title was literal, and more. During the coup attempt and its...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Begüm Başdaş Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 On July 15, 2016, there was a failed coup attempt where more than 260 civilians and soldiers were killed. The president called on people to go out to the streets and stand against the coup. Mosques...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 189–193.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Erdoğan. The vigils started on the night of July 15, 2016, after Erdoğan appeared on television and called on people to go out, violate the curfew, and stop the coup attempt. Since then, people have been going out every evening, gathering in main squares and waving the national flag till morning...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Yeşim Arat Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 We are lucky that the July 15, 2016, coup was aborted in Turkey. Coups in Turkey have undermined democracy, trampled on civil rights and human rights, dismantled political organizations, and bred violence...
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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 4. “Coups can only be foiled by peace. Women are against war.” More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 116–123.
Published: 01 March 2018
... tops or short skirts reported being harassed on the street even during demonstrations to counter the military coup attempt on July 15, 2016 (Tahaoğlu 2016 , cited in Korkman 2017 , 182, and Başdaş 2017 , 187). Islamic feminism developed a crucial voice against oppressive secular republican...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., 2016, coup attempt and its aftermath in Turkey. The forum opens with my essay that calls for making gender dynamics visible in and after the coup attempt. The essays, written soon after (late July to early August) by Yeşim Arat, Salih Can Açıksöz, Zeynep Kurtuluş Korkman, Begüm Başdaş, and Feyza...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 175–182.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and organizational archives in Turkey, including those of the Turkish Women’s Union and the Republican People’s Party, “burnt/ter- minated” by the military regime aft er the September 12, 1980 coup. She also observed that the 25-year ban on the letters and diaries of Latife Hanım (d. 1975), briefl y the wife...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 125–134.
Published: 01 March 2019
... ) in the shaping of the sociopolitical milieu. In the aftermath of the 1980 coup, and especially during the mid- to late 1980s, demands raised by third-wave feminist movements around the world finally entered the Turkish sociopolitical scene (Sirman 1989 ; Arat 1994 ; Diner and Toktaş 2010 ). Heralded...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 March 2007
...—of the political left in Turkey through the military coup of 1980 and the political environment that took shape in its aftermath. Geopolitically, it is situated at the end of the Cold War and the new divisions in the world that subsequently gained central significance. The terms “white Turk” and “white...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2018
... feminist formations in the region (March, July, and November 2015), the implications of the Turkish military coup attempt (March 2017), and feminist reactions to the Trump presidency (November 2017). Third Space also provides a site for interviews, such as the one published in this issue between...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 48–74.
Published: 01 March 2019
... security apparatus designed to confront Israel.” More than fifteen constitutions have been issued in Syria since its foundation as a modern state in 1920. The volatility of the constitution in the Syrian context stems from the frequent military coups that issued them as a tool of legitimacy...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and Turkish women’s rights activists in particular conceptualize conflict as intersectional, before moving to an exploration of the various ways peace is understood and translated into activism. Conflict and violence had escalated in Turkey even prior to the military coup attempt of July 15, 2016...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
... campaign, an initiative geared toward reclaiming equality in religious spaces at a time when activism is under assault, particularly following the failed coup on July 15, 2016. Alyanak, a PhD candidate in sociocultural anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis whose work focuses on Turkish mosques...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 350–353.
Published: 01 November 2015
... involved and politically vocal. In the 1990s women’s votes facilitated the rise of the classic Islamist Welfare Party. Islamist women demanded the democratic right to live in line with their beliefs. The military coup in 1980 transitioned Turkey to a neoliberal economic and political development model...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 137–146.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Project, see bussy.co/en. 4. Former army general Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi was elected president in 2014. As army general, he led the military coup against the late president, Mohamed Morsi, in July 2013 and was celebrated by many Egyptians as the country’s “savior” for having rescued the country from...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 191–194.
Published: 01 November 2010
...” (9) are Sudanese who left Sudan for fear of persecution after the 1989 coup; some of these later-comers are also economic migrants. The ma- jority of Fábos’ interlocutors are women expatriates. The book is divided into three parts, of which the first describes the context...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 438–441.
Published: 01 November 2017
... treatment of the Algerian Civil War (1991–2002) and the ensuing massacres of civilians relies entirely on a 1996 Amnesty International (AI) report, while recent reports by AI and other nongovernmental organizations are available. She neglects to provide historical background of the January 1992 coup and how...