Neo-conservatism, Sovereign Power and Bio-power: Female Subjectivity in Contemporary Turkey

@inproceedings{Altunok2016NeoconservatismSP,
  title={Neo-conservatism, Sovereign Power and Bio-power: Female Subjectivity in Contemporary Turkey},
  author={G{\"u}lbanu Altunok},
  year={2016}
}
This paper analyses Turkey’s ex-Prime Minister Erdogan’s statements on abortion to point out impacts of neo-conservatism on the governing mentality in Turkey. Neo-conservatism, it will argue, not only provides moral content to the functioning of different forms of power, which end up regulating on social and political life, gender and power relations to a great extent but also poses formidable challenges to politics, claims for equality and rights and particularly to gender equality goals and… CONTINUE READING

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