New Grounds for Patriarchy in Turkey? Gender Policy in the Age of AKP

2011-01-01
Cosar, Simten
Yegenoglu, Metin
This article addresses the gender policies of the AKP (Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi-Justice and Development Party) government in Turkey. It is argued that AKP's period in government has been marked by the emergence of a new mode of patriarchy. The article aims at a tentative conceptualisation of this new mode of patriarchy in terms of neoliberal, nationalist and religious discourses in comparison with the already existing republican and liberal modes of patriarchy.
SOUTH EUROPEAN SOCIETY AND POLITICS

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Citation Formats
S. Cosar and M. Yegenoglu, “New Grounds for Patriarchy in Turkey? Gender Policy in the Age of AKP,” SOUTH EUROPEAN SOCIETY AND POLITICS, pp. 555–573, 2011, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/64426.