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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Esin Düzel Kurdish Life in Contemporary Turkey: Migration, Gender, and Ethnic Identity Grabolle-Çeliker Anna London : Tauris , 2013 299 pages. isbn 978-1-78076-092-6 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 Anna Grabolle-Çeliker’s Kurdish...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 350–353.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Handan Koç Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 The military coup in 1980 transitioned Turkey to a neoliberal economic and political development model led by Turgut Özal, who held high-level positions, including prime minister and president, between 1980...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 382–410.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Emine Rezzan Karaman Abstract This article analyzes the construction of motherhood as a form of political agency in Turkey with particular references to the Saturday Mothers and the Peace Mothers, respectively, the mothers of the disappeared and the mothers of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 225–245.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Asli Zengin Abstract This article is about how sex, gender, and sexuality are governed in Turkey at the intersection of intimate contact and mandated encounters with medicolegal institutions and the bodies of sex/gender transgressive people. To explore this question, it brings two institutional...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Iklim Goksel Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Grounded in everyday life, the practice of male same-sex relations is neither uncommon nor a dominant trend but rather a renegotiated space for many young men in Turkey today. This unnamed practice creates...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 112–121.
Published: 01 March 2016
... children!” (Çetik, Gültekin, and Kuşdemir 2008 ). “Abortion is murder!” (“Erdoğan: Kürtaj bir cinayettir” 2012 ). These are the words of the previous prime minister and current president of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, whose blunt statements on gender issues have become a characteristic of the Turkish...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 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 (1 March 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 (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2017
... women as proof of the state’s legitimacy and as the desirable ( makbul ) citizens of Erdoğan’s “new Turkey.” Women’s active presence on the streets against the coup attempt must be recognized and should not be understood only in the ways the state discourse frames them, but whether this is a glimpse of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 189–193.
Published: 01 March 2017
... have also been recording and disseminating images and videos of the vigils on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, thereby putting their mark on this very unusual moment of street demonstrations in Turkey. I argue that postcoup democracy vigils alter the conventions of public...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Yağmur Nuhrat Abstract This article focuses on swearing in football chants in Turkey to demonstrate that fans construct a specifically masculine notion of fairness that diverges from the universalizing ideal of fair play. I argue that the Turkish Football Federation’s (TFF) clubs’ and mainstream...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 47–68.
Published: 01 March 2017
... change. Thus they mostly justify the modernizing mission of the military. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 military service motherhood East Kurdish conflict space nationalism Turkey “I thought of military service the same way I thought of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 244–264.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Haktan Ural; Fatma Umut Beşpınar Abstract This article examines how gay men engage with masculine respectability in urban Turkey. Our analysis of twenty-four in-depth interviews in Ankara shows that gay men’s self-presentation generally conforms to the expectations of masculine appearance and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 115–117.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Ann Evans Larimore Tales from the Expat Harem: Foreign Women in Modern Turkey , Ashman Anastasia M. Gökmen Jennifer Eaton , eds. Emeryville, CA : Seal Press , 2006 . Pp. 293. ISBN 1580051553 . Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 63–88.
Published: 01 November 2012
... analyzes the metaphor of the Internet as a digital closet as it relates to collegiate lesbian and gay activism. The conclusion reflects on the significance and functions of this media metaphor for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and transsexual agency and subjectivities in Turkey, suggesting similar...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 148–150.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Zehra Arat The New Legal Status of Women in Turkey , Women for Women’s Human Rights (WWHR) New Legal Status of Women in Turkey . April 2002 . Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005 148  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES The New Legal...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 144–147.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Christian Pond Islamist Mobilization in Turkey: A Study in Vernacular Politics , White Jenny B. . Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2002 . xii + 299 pp. including chapter notes, bibliography and index. $35.00 cloth, $22.50 paperback. Copyright © 2005 Association for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 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 (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 195–218.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Ana Frank; Ayşe Betül Çelik Abstract Reproductive rights are shaped by different political ideologies and remain a hotly contested policy issue in most parts of the world. In Turkey the disputes concerning these rights have grown since 2002, when a conservative government assumed power. Analyzing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 116–123.
Published: 01 March 2018
...-activists in times of hopelessness and turbulence. Her scholarship, deeply grounded in several countries in the Arab world, generates questions about gender, politics, and everyday experiences in Turkey, where I have been conducting research since the 1990s. Women have been at the forefront of contestations...