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The Day Turkey Stood Still

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SKU: TBKDTS
Weight: 0.454 kg
Publisher: Ithaca Press
ISBN: 0863724264
ISBN-13: 9780863724268
Author: Richard Peres
Format: Hardcover
Ages: Adults
Language: English
Theme: Islam in General
Pages: 278
Dimensions: (15.24 x 22.86)
First Publishing Date: 07/31/2012
Remarks: Extent: 276pp
Current Edition: 1st

On May 2, 1999, Merve Kavakci walked into the Turkish Grand National Assembly to take her oath of office as a member of Turkish Parliament, while wearing her Islamic headscarf (hijab) which is banned for civil servants in secular Turkey. A near riot ensued, and the Prime Minister told the crowd to 'put this woman in her place.' Since then, Kavakci has become an outspoken critic of Turkey's secularization policy, travelling the globe in support of Muslim women's rights, especially regarding the hijab, which she promotes as a symbol of female empowerment.

The Day Turkey Stood Still is a unique behind-the-scenes story of the first headscarved woman to be elected into the Turkish Parliament and the harsh reaction against her election. The book reveals for the first time what happened behind closed doors to prevent Merve Kavakci from taking her oath of office, and it deconstructs her vilification by the government, the military, the media, and the political parties. The book also uses this fascinating true story to promote a greater understanding of contemporary Turkish politics and to illustrate the ongoing tension between Turkey's military-secular bloc and its predominantly Islamic population.

This highly-accessible book will resonate with Western readers who want to know more about this fundamental issue and gain a greater understanding of women's issues, religious conflicts, political Islam, human rights, and the struggle for democracy in the Middle East. The Day Turkey Stood Still will be required reading for any academic who wants to understand the dynamics and undercurrents of Turkish politics today.


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