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Arts: Popular Culture: Turkey
(960 words)

Since the 1980s, the discussion of how women relate to popular culture in Turkey has been conducted around three axes in the areas of media and women's studies: examining performance practices of gender role and patterns on the basis of content; examining the relation between consumption practices of women regarding products of popular culture and their lifestyle; and examining the media sector producing this content and its production relations. Whether these studies are cherished by the cultur…

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Binark, Mutlu, “Arts: Popular Culture: Turkey”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 20 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0294g>
First published online: 2009



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