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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 386–388.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Meltem Şafak Recovering Armenia: The Limits of Belonging in Post-Genocide Turkey . Lerna Ekmekçioğlu . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2016 . 222 pages. isbn 9780804796101 . Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 The Armenian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 283–306.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Sumru Atuk Abstract High rates of gender-based violence and sexist political rhetoric are central features of contemporary Turkey. This article explores the complex relationship between the two by drawing on the literature that investigates the (re)making of the category of “woman” in the Middle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 43–63.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Gözde Emen-Gökatalay Abstract This article traces Nene Hatun’s popularity and legacy for women’s image in Turkey. The rediscovery of Nene Hatun and the political construction of her public image during the rule of the Democratic Party (DP), as an icon of anticommunist Turkish mothers, not only maps...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 457–461.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Sinan Goknur Queer in Translation: Sexual Politics under Neoliberal Islam . Evren Savcı . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2021 247 pages. isbn 9781478010319. LGBTI Rights in Turkey: Sexuality and the State in the Middle East . Fait Muedini . Cambridge...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 305–325.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Aitemad Muhanna-Matar Abstract This article analyzes the relationship between men’s physical disability and the trajectories of negotiating masculinities in the context of Syrian refugee displacement in Jordan and Turkey. The article draws its analysis from the personal narratives of five displaced...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (2): 235–237.
Published: 01 July 2023
... World War I, from the postwar period to the construction of modern Turkey, is given little attention. Not mentioning the history of women as a historical analysis category misses the intersection of the sexual division of labor with nation-state building. As mentioned above, Metinsoy evaluates social...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (2): 241–243.
Published: 01 July 2023
... from the book. The theories of the constitution-making process that the book presents provide significant references for students and researchers. Every chapter tries to demonstrate that the four assembly parties represent four blocs in Turkey’s divided society. However, the agencies in the book...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (2): 167–184.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Hande Eslen-Ziya; Nazlı Kazanoğlu Abstract This article attempts to show how government-supported women’s NGOs (GO-NGOs) in Turkey actively contribute to the construction of neoliberal, conservative, antigender discourses of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government. Since the second...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 63–88.
Published: 01 November 2012
... 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 venues...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 112–121.
Published: 01 March 2016
...-liberalism and Neo-conservatism in Contemporary Turkey .” Women’s Studies International Forum 41 , no. 1 : 14 – 23 . Açıksöz Salih Can . 2012 . “ Sacrificial Limbs of Sovereignty: Disabled Veterans, Masculinity, and Nationalist Politics in Turkey .” Medical Anthropology Quarterly 26...
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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 References Acar Feride , and Altunok Gülbanu . 2013 . “ The ‘Politics of Intimate’ at the Intersection of Neo-liberalism and Neo-conservatism in Contemporary Turkey .” Women’s Studies International Forum 41 , no. 1 : 14 – 23 . Açıksöz Salih...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Begüm Başdaş References Amnesty International . 2016 . “ Turkey: Independent Monitors Must Be Allowed to Access Detainees amid Torture Allegations .” July 24 . www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2016/07/turkey-independent-monitors-must-be-allowed-to-access-detainees-amid-torture-allegations...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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 (2017) 13 (1): 47–68.
Published: 01 March 2017
... 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 menopause. Just as it’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 116–123.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Banu Gökarıksel References Başdaş Begüm . 2017 . “ Unity in Rupture: Women against the Coup Attempt in Turkey .” Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies 13 , no. 1 : 186 – 88 . cooke miriam . 2001 . Women Claim Islam: Creating Islamic Feminism through Literature . New...