Political religion and politicized women in Turkey: hegemonic republicanism revisited

@inproceedings{EslenZiya2010PoliticalRA,
  title={Political religion and politicized women in Turkey: hegemonic republicanism revisited},
  author={Hande Eslen-Ziya and Umut Baris Korkut},
  year={2010}
}
Abstract Since its establishment in 1923, the Republic of Turkey has assumed a sacred character, owing primarily to the influence of republicanism, the country’s dominant political religion. Processes of modernization, inherent in republicanism, became the main instigators for the improvement of women’s rights in Turkey from the 1920s and 1930s onwards. However, thanks to the subsequent Europeanization process in Turkey, coinciding with the new millennium, modernization has acquired new… CONTINUE READING