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HIST 524 Issues in the Gender History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey 3 Credits
This is a graduate-level survey course on various aspects of the history of women in Ottoman and Republican Turkish society. It aims to provide an introduction to the following historical "moments" and issues : the status of women according to Islamic law; women in rural society; provincial urban society and women; women of the royal household and court from the 14th to the 18th centuries; women in 19th century Ottoman modernization and related gender issues; the beginnings of active state involvement in maternity and abortion; the development of female education; the emergence of women into public life; marriage, family life, and divorce during the Ottoman reform period; New Ottoman and Young Turk views on the emancipation of women; male and female sexuality in Ottoman Turkish literature; stages in the development, subsumption, and revitalization of women's and feminist movements; gender issues in the Republican era.
Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Fall 2022-2023 Issues in the Gender History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey 3
Fall 2019-2020 Issues in the Gender History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey 3
Fall 2017-2018 Issues in the Gender History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey 3
Spring 2015-2016 Issues in the Gender History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey 3
Spring 2013-2014 Issues in the Gender History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey 3
Spring 2012-2013 Issues in the Gender History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey 3
Fall 2011-2012 Issues in the Gender History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey 3
Fall 2009-2010 Issues in the Gender History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey 3
Spring 2006-2007 Issues in the Gender History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey 3
Spring 2005-2006 Issues in the Gender History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey 3
Spring 2004-2005 Issues in the Gender History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey 3
Spring 2003-2004 Issues in the Gender History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey 3
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ECTS Credit: 10 ECTS (10 ECTS for students admitted before 2013-14 Academic Year)
General Requirements: