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Deconstructing images of "the Turkish woman"

Author: Zehra F Kabasakal Arat
Publisher: New York : Palgrave, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Encompassing such diverse fields of study as political science, economics, business, ethnography, history, and literature, Deconstructing Images of the Turkish Woman gathers experts from around the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zehra F Kabasakal Arat
ISBN: 0312235062 9780312235062 0333946979 9780333946978 0312175442 9780312175443
OCLC Number: 45913292
Notes: Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Description: x, 342 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Dressing for revolution: mother, nation, citizen, and subversive in the Ottoman Satirical Press, 1908-1911 / Palmira Brummett --
In pursuit of the Ottoman Women's Movement / Aynur Demirdirek (Translated by Zehra F. Arat) --
The women of Turkey as sexual personae: images from Western literature / İrvin Cemil Schick --
Shadows in the missionary garden of roses: women of Turkey in American missionary texts / K. Pelin Başci --
Women as preservers of the past: Ziya Gökalp and women's reform / K.E. Fleming --
Kemalism as identity politics in Turkey / Ayşe Durakbaşa --
Educating the daughters of the republic / Zehra F. Arat --
Constructed images as employment restrictions: determinants of female labor in Turkey / Işik Urla Zeytinoğlu --
Images of village women in Turkey: models and anomalies / Emine Onaran İncirlioğlu --
A profile of top women managers in Turkey / Hayat Kabasakel --
Islamist women in Turkey: their identity and self-image / Aynur l̇yasoğlu --
Restructuring the house, restructuring the self: renegotiating the meanings of place in the Turkish short story / Carel Bertram --
A short history of Kadınca magazine and its feminism / Arzu Öztürkmen --Feminist institutions and democratic aspirations: the case of the Purple Roof Women's Shelter Foundation / Yeşim Arat.
Responsibility: edited by Zehra F. Arat.

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'Finally, a volume whose goal is to demystify the orientalist and the nationalist representations of the `Turkish Woman.' Zehra Arat's thoughtful introduction, as well as the different chapters' Read more...

 
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