Headscarf Politics in Turkey

Headscarf Politics in Turkey

A Postcolonial Reading

Paperback - 2014
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This book questions the 'role model' status of the Turkish Republic with respect to the advancement of female agency in a secular context by using the study of women with headscarves as a case in point. Turkey's commitment to modernization depends heavily on secularism which involves, among other things, the westernization of women's appearance.
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Edition: 1st Palgrave Macmillan pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9781137484734
113748473X
Characteristics: xvi, 200 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

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