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Deconstructing Images of the Turkish Woman
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan Ltd
Publication date January 5, 2001
Pages 352
Binding Paperback
Edition New
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780333946978
ISBN-10 0333946979
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $55.70
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Summary
This collection of essays seeks to combat efforts to push Turkish women into a particular prototype by exposing myths and clarifying the complexities which are connected to them. It encompasses the fields of political science, economics, business, ethnography, history and literature.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Along with the rest of the world, the country of Turkey is beset by efforts to push women into a particular prototype. This collection of essays seeks to combat such efforts by delving below the surface of common stereotypes surrounding Turkish women. Encompassing such diverse fields of study as political science, economics, business, ethnography, history, and literature, this work gathers experts from around the world to explore various images attributed to or imposed upon Turkish women. Written from the perspectives of the 1990s, the essays integrate around the unifying theme of changes and continuities in the images of Turkish women from the late 19th-century to the present. The essayists situate the representations of women in their historical and ideological contexts, exposing myths and clarifying the complexities which are connected to them.

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Hardcover
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from Palgrave Macmillan (February 1, 1998)
9780312175443 | details & prices | 342 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $89.95
Paperback
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New edition from Palgrave Macmillan Ltd (January 5, 2001); titled "Deconstructing Images of the Turkish Woman"
9780333946978 | details & prices | 352 pages | List price $55.70
About: This collection of essays seeks to combat efforts to push Turkish women into a particular prototype by exposing myths and clarifying the complexities which are connected to them.
from Palgrave Macmillan (October 13, 2000)
9780312235062 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $47.00
About: Along with the rest of the world, the country of Turkey is beset by efforts to push women into a particular prototype.

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