Women in the Gezi protests

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Women in the Gezi protests

Type: Master thesis
Title: Women in the Gezi protests
Author: Kaya, Zehra
Issue Date: 31-03-2015
Keywords: Women, Gezi, Istanbul, Turkey, civil resistance, feminism, emancipation, birth control, AKP
Abstract: This thesis is about the role of women organizations in the Gezi protests in Istanbul in 2013. The theory "civil resistance" is used. The research question is: "What has motivated several non-environmentalist women’s organizations in Istanbul to actively participate in the Gezi protests? Have these organizations mobilized women?"
Supervisor: Zurcher, Erik Jan
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities
Department: Middle Eastern Studies (Master)
Specialisation: Turkish Studies
ECTS Credits: 20
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/32821

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