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Patriarchal Theory Reconsidered


Patriarchal Theory Reconsidered

Torture and Gender-Based Violence in Turkey

von: Filiz Akgul

118,99 €

Verlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 11.05.2017
ISBN/EAN: 9783319497662
Sprache: englisch

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This study analyses male-female violence in comparison to state-citizen violence. The author argues that norms and values in Turkey are a reflection of processes that accommodate oppression, the intersection of which develops the argument that ‘women are to men, what the citizen is for the state, in the context of Turkey.’ Gender theory, and patriarchal theory in particular, are explored in this book to describe the logic and design of gender-based violence and its relationship with political sociology.
1. Introduction2. Methodology3. Understanding Patriarchal Theory4. The Context of Turkey5. Household6. State Reproduction of Patriarchy7. Between Women and the State: The Male Political Subject8. Conclusion 
Dr. Filiz Akgul has worked as a researcher for Human Rights Watch, the Henry Jackson Society, and the University of Westminster, UK. 
This study analyzes male-female violence in comparison to state-citizen violence. Norms and values in Turkey are analyzed as a reflection of processes that accommodate oppression, the intersection of which develops the argument that ‘women are to men, what the citizen is for the state, in the context of Turkey’. Gender theory in general, and patriarchal theory in particular, are explored in this book to describe the logic and design of gender-based violence and its intersection with political sociology.
Makes an interdisciplinary connection between political sociology and gender theoryDemonstrates the shared trends, patterns, and logic of different types of oppressive behaviorHighlights the role of gender oppression in Middle Eastern diplomatic security concerns

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