Religion and the State in Turkish Universities: The Headscarf Ban

Religion and the State in Turkish Universities: The Headscarf Ban

by F. Seggie

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349292837
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 05/25/2011
Series: Middle East Today
Edition description: 1st ed. 2011
Pages: 207
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

About the Author

Fatma Nevra Seggie is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Sciences at Bogaziçi University. She received her PhD in the Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education Program in the Department of Educational Administration at Michigan State University. Her research interests include gender and identity issues in higher education; organizational change and leadership in education; educational policy development and analysis; and culture and the role of secularism and religion in education in Turkey. Seggie is the co-editor with Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela of Islam and Higher Education in Transitional Societies (2009). She has published articles in academic journals including Race Ethnicity & Education and Higher Education among others.

Table of Contents

The Headscarf Ban Policy in Political, Social and Educational Context Part-time Unveilers: Background Information and Selected Case Narratives Understanding and Negotiating the Headscarf Ban Policy Impact of the Policy on Part-time Unveilers' Campus Experiences Impact of the Policy on Part-time Unveilers' Sense of Identity Discussion and Reflections

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