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Selda Tuncer - Women and Public Space in Turkey (Library of Modern Turkey) - 9781784537524 - V9781784537524
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Women and Public Space in Turkey (Library of Modern Turkey)

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Description for Women and Public Space in Turkey (Library of Modern Turkey) Hardcover. Reveals how Turkish women experienced and participated in public life during the modernization process in Turkey between 1950 and 1980 Series: Library of Modern Turkey. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1DVT; 3JJP; JFSG; JFSJ1; JHMC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 216 x 138. .
Turkey's process of `modernisation' developed rapidly during the second half of the twentieth century. New social and legal reforms were institutionalised and political and economic changes located the country as a more liberated, `Western-style' society. Women and Public Space in Turkey provides a historical understanding of women's experiences of this modernisation between 1950 and 1980, a vital period in which their participation in urban public life expanded through higher education and employment. Selda Tuncer examines the precise conditions that enabled women to leave the home and reveals how they perceived and experienced ... Read more

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About Selda Tuncer
Selda Tuncer is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Yuzuncu Yil University, Van, Turkey, and teaches courses on gender, the city and feminist methodology. She has worked at the Middle East Technical University, Ankara, where she also completed her PhD. She has published in both Turkish and English on issues relating to Turkish culture and history.

Reviews for Women and Public Space in Turkey (Library of Modern Turkey)
`A timely and much needed sociological study! Enriches our understanding of the sociohistorical contexts in (re)shaping public space in Turkey and contributes to the discourse on gender, modernity and public space.' - Margaret Abraham, Professor of Sociology, Hofstra University, `Based on well-informed, detailed ethnographic work, oral history methods and personal visual archives, this book tells the story of what took ... Read more

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