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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 325–330.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... Lanham, MD : Lexington , 2013 . 191 pages. isbn 9780739175620 Shaping Gender Policy in Turkey: Grassroots Women Activists, the European Union, and the Turkish State . Marshall Gül Aldıkaçtı . Albany : State University of New York Press , 2013 . 173 pages. isbn 9781438447711...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 181–202.
Published: 01 July 2016
...,” the relationships of intimate bodily care have become the same around the globe. Intimacy can be translated into Turkish using the concepts of samimiyet and mahremiyet , with each term touching on different semantic fields. While samimiyet describes the quality of a relationship and implies a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Nadje Al-Ali; Latif Tas Abstract Despite the recent outbreak of violence and conflict, peace continues to be high on the agenda of the Kurdish political movement and many progressive Turkish intellectuals and activists. Based on qualitative research we conducted in Diyarbakır, Istanbul, London, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2007
...A. Holly Shissler “Cici Anne” was a popular advice column that first appeared in two prominent Turkish journals, Resimli Ay and Resimli Hafta , and subsequently in one of Turkey’s preeminent daily newspapers, Cumhuriyet . The columnist, Sabiha Zekeriya Sertel, was a well-known journalist and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 103–106.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Roberta Micallef Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy: Islamist Women in Turkish Politics , Arat Yeşim . Albany : State University of New York Press , 2005 . Pp. x, 150 . ISBN 9780791464663 . Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 53–82.
Published: 01 July 2009
... during the 1950s and 60s. The paper also considers the popular nature of the publications that featured these writings and their significance in the framework of the changing nationalist discourse and corresponding changes in Turkish historiography during the 1950s. It shows that articles based on...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 108–111.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Roberta Micallef We Have No Microbes Here: Healing Practices in a Turkish Black Sea Village , Önder Sylvia Wing . Durham, NC : Carolina Academic Press , 2007 . Pp. xxv, 304 . ISBN 978-0-89089-573-3 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009 108...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 March 2007
... negatively impacts the capacity of liberal feminism both to articulate inclusive analysis and politics that would address different groups of Turkish women and to relate to other feminist groups in the Middle East. Sedef Arat-Koç is an Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and Public...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 31–52.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Kathryn Libal This article examines debates over Turkish women’s emancipation and women’s independent organizing in Turkey during the 1930s. It traces the troubled history of Turkey’s most prominent independent women’s organization, the Turkish Women’s Union (Türk Kadın Birliği), focusing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 32–57.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Erdağ Göknar This essay compares and contrasts Turkish author Halide Edib’s novel The Shirt of Flame (Duffield & Company, 1921) to the second volume of her memoirs, The Turkish Ordeal (The Century Company, 1928). Both texts have female protagonists and parallel plots and take place during the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 63–88.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Serkan Gorkemli This article focuses on the Internet as a “digital closet” in the context of Turkish lesbian and gay activism in the 1990s and early 2000s. In its analysis of media and sexual discourse, the article first discusses traditional media, such as the printing press and television. While...
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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
...Senem Kaptan Abstract Despite being exempt from compulsory military service, women have been indispensable in their roles as mothers of conscripted soldiers in the conflict between the Turkish military and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). Based on in-depth interviews conducted with twenty women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2010
... masters. Nevertheless, one can rarely associate a female master with an extant piece of calligraphy. This article provides an introduction to the person and work of Hilal Kazan, a Turkish female master calligrapher who holds traditional authorizations to practice. Such authorizations accord a prestige...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 53–82.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Orit Bashkin This essay examines representations of Iraqi women in the works of poets, novelists, and public intellectuals during the Hashemite period. Defining the functions of women in modern Muslim societies, Iraqi intellectuals sought inspiration in the writings of Egyptian and Turkish writers...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 12–30.
Published: 01 November 2008
...A. Holly Shissler This paper discusses the views of Turkish journalist Sabiha Zekeriya Sertel (1895–1968) on prostitution and women’s participation in the paid labor force. By examining her ideas on these issues and on women’s legal rights as they appeared in her journal, Resimli Ay, the paper...
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 1. Who Carries the Water / Scapegoat , Fatma Belkis and İz Öztat, 2015. Basket woven with crafted hazelnut sticks, carobs (“keçiboynuzu” in Turkish, literally translated as “goat’s horn”), rags. Dedicated to the public domain Figure 1. Who Carries the Water / Scapegoat, Fatma Belkis More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 115–117.
Published: 01 July 2007
... BOOK REVIEWS  115 Raudvere appropriately places them in the spotlight, providing a fi ne model for future research. Her work is a much-needed addition to Islamic studies and women’s studies in general and Turkish religious history in particular. Tales from the Expat Harem: Foreign...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 122–123.
Published: 01 July 2013
... of Turkish Studies at Duke Uni- versity˘ and an award-winning literary translator. He holds a Ph.D. in Near and Middle Eastern Studies, and his critical articles on Turkish literary culture have appeared in South Atlantic Quarterly, NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction, and the Journal of Turkish...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 188–191.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... Reviewed by Jeffrey Jurgens, Bard College Katherine Pratt Ewing’s book, which focuses on Germany’s Turkish im- migrant population, provides a welcome addition to the anthropological scholarship on Islam and Muslims in contemporary Europe. Her central contribution lies in her attention to...