Where are they doing politics?: Women’s cooperatives as sites of constellations of power

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Akyüz S., Çınar S. K.

in: Turkey's Electoral Geography: Trends, Behaviors, and Identities, Edip Asaf Bekaroğlu,Gülsen Kaya Osmanbaşoğlu, Editor, Routledge, London/New York , London, pp.101-120, 2021

  • Publication Type: Book Chapter / Chapter Research Book
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Publisher: Routledge, London/New York 
  • City: London
  • Page Numbers: pp.101-120
  • Editors: Edip Asaf Bekaroğlu,Gülsen Kaya Osmanbaşoğlu, Editor
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


This research will first describe the milestones of feminist electoral geography and map women’s cooperatives in Turkey. After a brief discussion on the methodology of the research, the study will discuss women as patrons and women as clients within the conduct of local politics at different levels in contemporary Turkey.