socialization of women in
has been subject to the particular cultural norms and societal values
determining the role and position of women according to region,
class/social status, and the state ideologies governing these societies.
These norms and values underwent fundamental changes in the twentieth
century, with Kemalist modernization programs in
and the Soviet revolution in the
Broadly speaking, the institution of the family has been the most crucial
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“Gender Socialization: Turkey and the Caucasus”, in:
Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph.
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