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The Societal Roles of Women`s Organizations: Illustrations from Transforming Turkey

Mutlu, Setenay LU (2017) SIMV18 20171
Graduate School
Abstract
Recently, a high degree of political polarization has been identified within the body of civil society organizations corresponding to the socio-political climate in Turkey. From this viewpoint, this thesis characterizes, presents and analyzes the societal roles of women`s organizations in the transition process. The study consists of six principal chapters, each of them dealing with intertwined and complementary themes pursuant to gender politics and women`s place in the society. These themes are investigated through Laclau and Mouffe`s discourse theory, together with the post-structuralist scholarship. The author employs two methodological approaches which are netnography and discourse analysis. Following, the study provides a set of... (More)
Recently, a high degree of political polarization has been identified within the body of civil society organizations corresponding to the socio-political climate in Turkey. From this viewpoint, this thesis characterizes, presents and analyzes the societal roles of women`s organizations in the transition process. The study consists of six principal chapters, each of them dealing with intertwined and complementary themes pursuant to gender politics and women`s place in the society. These themes are investigated through Laclau and Mouffe`s discourse theory, together with the post-structuralist scholarship. The author employs two methodological approaches which are netnography and discourse analysis. Following, the study provides a set of analysis through three structural domains: family & society, workforce and politics. Subsequently, the main purpose of the thesis is to address the strategies, functions and objectives of women`s organizations that play a Cartesian role in the formation of social realities through practices. (Less)
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author
Mutlu, Setenay LU
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organization
course
SIMV18 20171
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H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
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keywords
women`s organizations, gender politics, Laclau and Mouffe`s discourse theory, the state transition in Turkey, Twitter.
language
English
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8913136
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  abstract     = {Recently, a high degree of political polarization has been identified within the body of civil society organizations corresponding to the socio-political climate in Turkey. From this viewpoint, this thesis characterizes, presents and analyzes the societal roles of women`s organizations in the transition process. The study consists of six principal chapters, each of them dealing with intertwined and complementary themes pursuant to gender politics and women`s place in the society. These themes are investigated through Laclau and Mouffe`s discourse theory, together with the post-structuralist scholarship. The author employs two methodological approaches which are netnography and discourse analysis. Following, the study provides a set of analysis through three structural domains: family & society, workforce and politics. Subsequently, the main purpose of the thesis is to address the strategies, functions and objectives of women`s organizations that play a Cartesian role in the formation of social realities through practices.},
  author       = {Mutlu, Setenay},
  keyword      = {women`s organizations,gender politics,Laclau and Mouffe`s discourse theory,the state transition in Turkey,Twitter.},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {The Societal Roles of Women`s Organizations: Illustrations from Transforming Turkey},
  year         = {2017},
}