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Religion and public life; Each has a role in Turkey, right?

Tem 10, 2007 | Religion and public life; Each has a role in Turkey, right? için yorumlar kapalı

The Washington Times

BYLINE: By Tulin Daloglu, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES

DATELINE: ISTANBUL, Turkey.

“Modernization in Turkey in terms of women has been limited strictly to dress code – and that is nothing but body politics,” said Edibe Sozen, vice chairman of the Justice and Development Party, or AKP – the ruling Islamist party in Turkey. “I argue that that modernization is narrow-minded, limited only to the issue of clothing. And I support deconstruction of such modernization,” she said.

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