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Reporting Hijab in Turkey: shifts in the pro- and anti-ban discourses

Bayram, Salih (2009) Reporting Hijab in Turkey: shifts in the pro- and anti-ban discourses. Turkish Studies, 10 (4). pp. 511-538. ISSN 1468-3849

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14683840903141590

Abstract

The hijab ban in Turkish universities has been in place since the late 1960s, although the enthusiasm with which the ban has been applied has varied according to political circumstances, and there have been unsuccessful efforts by conservative governments to lift the ban. The strategies of pro- and anti-ban media actors have also shifted with the political environment. The only consistent element in the pro- and anti-ban discourses in the media in the periods surrounding the critical junctures of the February 28, 1997 intervention and the 2002 elections was the word choice in favor of turban or headscarf in referring to the banned dress.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
ID Code:15029
Deposited By:Salih Bayram
Deposited On:04 Nov 2010 16:17
Last Modified:25 May 2011 14:19

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