The role of women in the Kemalist society

Author/s Emanuela Locci
Publishing Year 2017 Issue 2016/72
Language Italian Pages 17 P. 101-117 File size 253 KB
DOI 10.3280/SPC2016-072007
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This paper will examine the role women played within the vast system of reforms carried out by Mustafa Kemal, during the very first Republic. Gender issues, fundamental rights - voting, open access to education and the ensuing way in the work world - were but a few of the main pillars of the Kemalist reforms. The Kemalist ideology built a new paradigm of liberated woman, as well as devising a new model of the nation. The spillover on a very traditional Islamic society was pretty much high; thus, the aim of the present study is to explain the dynamics that led - earlier than elsewhere - the Turkish female world to become the global player of its time

Emanuela Locci, Il ruolo delle donne nella società kemalista in "STORIA E PROBLEMI CONTEMPORANEI" 72/2016, pp 101-117, DOI: 10.3280/SPC2016-072007