"WOMEN ASPECT" OF VIOLENCE IN TURKEY


TAŞDEMİR AFŞAR S.

ISTANBUL JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGICAL STUDIES-SOSYOLOJI KONFERANSLARI, no.52, pp.715-753, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: Issue: 52
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.18368/iu/sk.04297
  • Title of Journal : ISTANBUL JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGICAL STUDIES-SOSYOLOJI KONFERANSLARI
  • Page Numbers: pp.715-753

Abstract

Violence, the fact that is sophisticated and subject of studies by various disciplines, continues its existence as a social problem causing more and more disruptive and destructive results day by day. In this article, the violence phenomenon, having a wide conceptual and theoretical background, is discussed by limiting it to the concept of 'violence against women' who are the most damaged from this action. In this article, it is tried to define the limits of violence concept according to the 'violence' fact, give information about types of the violence and physical, psychological, economic and sexual violence types associated with violence against women, focus on violence and inequal power relationships between men and women, interaction between status of women in society and patriarchal structure of society and assess the woman face of violence, that is to say violence against women, according to the violence cases and femicides in Turkey in this article.