Canan Aslan Akman

Department of Political Science and Public Administration
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Women officials of the Turkish Diyanet: Gendered transformations and predicaments of empowerment?
Aslan Akman, Canan (2021-01-01)
The Presidency of Religious Affairs (the Diyanet) is a unique bureaucratic structure authorized to address the religious service needs of citizens in Turkey’s secular system. For a long time, it was characterized by under-...
Gender Politics Under Authoritarian Populism in Turkey: From the Equal Rights Agenda to an Anti-Gender Strategy
Aslan Akman, Canan (2020-12-15)
GENDER POLITICS UNDER AUTHORITARIAN POPULISM IN TURKEY: FROM THE EQUAL RIGHTS AGENDA TO AN ANTI-GENDER STRATEGY?This paper has the objective of analyzing thegenderedtransformationof the conservative populist government of ...
Changing the system through instrumentalizing weak political institutions: the quest for a presidential system in Turkey in historical and comparative perspective
Aslan Akman, Canan (2017-01-01)
Since the 1990s, debates on a constitutional system reform in Turkey have ignited controversies over the executive structure of its parliamentary system. This article looks at the debate in terms of the interaction between...
Comparative Trajectories of the Women's Movements in Israel and Turkey : Transforming Policy and Agendas in Divided Societies
Aslan Akman, Canan (null, 2016-01-01)
Politics of Gender in the Recent Democratic Transitions in the Middle East and North Africa
Aslan Akman, Canan (2015-04-01)
Struggle Against Male Violence with an Egalitarian Jurisprudence and Religious Conservative Governance: The Case of Secular Turkey’
Aslan Akman, Canan (I B Tauris, 2013-06-01)
Islamic Women’s Ordeal with the New Face(s) of Patriarchy in Power: Divergence or Convergence in Expanding Women’s Citizenship?
Aslan Akman, Canan (Lexington Books, 2013-01-01)
The 2011 Parliamentary Elections in Turkey and Challenges Ahead for Democratic Reform Under a Dominant Party System
Aslan Akman, Canan (Informa UK Limited, 2012-01-01)
The sweeping electoral victory of the centre-right Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Turkey's parliamentary elections of 2011 constitutes a milestone in the governing party's consolidation of political dominance. This...
Gender and Citizenship in Turkey at the Crossroads of Patriarchal State, Women and Transnational Pressures
Aslan Akman, Canan; Tütüncü, Fatma (Lexington Books, Lanham (MD), USA , 2011-06-01)
Challenging religious and Secularist Patriarchy Islamist Women s New Activism in Turkey
Aslan Akman, Canan (2011-01-01)
Since the late 1990s, following the state’s process of de-politicization and exclusion, educated Islamist women in the urban centers of Turkey have been active in raising Muslim women’s identity consciousness and generatin...
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