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The women's quarters in the historical hammam
Women's quarters in the historical hammam have had an ongoing impact on women's public lives in the Mediterranean in general and in Turkey in particular. Although the hammam is usually considered aExpand
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Fatma Aliye’s Stories: Ottoman Marriages Beyond the Harem
  • E. Akşit
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Journal of family history
  • 7 April 2010
The harem image has dominated the conceptualizations of the family and the private sphere in the Ottoman empire at the turn of the century. This essay aims to review these conceptualizations andExpand
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Women, the modern state and religious space in Turkey
The proscribed space of popular holy slu-ines or tlirbes in the early days of the self-consciously modernist Turkish Republic showed itself to be immune to the constraining orders of an officialExpand
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Harem education and heterotopic imagination
Education can cease to be a showcase for political projects and start serving women’s lives only when the agency of women in their own education is acknowledged. In this paper I have addressed issuesExpand
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The Centrality of Gender to Understanding Turkish Politics
Muslim Nationalism and the New Turks. Jenny White. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2014. 261 pages. ISBN 9780691161921 Gendered Identities: Criticizing Patriarchy in Turkey. Rasim ÖzgürExpand
6. Girls’ Institutes and the Rearrangement of the Public and the Private Spheres in Turkey
This chapter analyzes the role of girls' education in Turkey's transformation, and contextualizes the Turkish case in such international connections. The spread of secular public educationExpand
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Politics of decay and spatial resistance
A historical and multi-cultural district called İstiklal challenges the Turkish claim as a secular, culturally Muslim, and ethnically Turkish nation. This region is at the heart of the republic: itExpand
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List of reviewers
Tahir Abbas Jane Abbiss Sandra Acker Matthew Adam Belinda Aeschlimann Mehrunnisa Ahmad Ali Elif Akşit Suki Ali Alexandra Allan Andrea Allard Pam Alldred Bronwynne Anderson Victoria ArmstrongExpand