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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

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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