Türkiye'de Kadınların Ekonomik Hayata Katılımının Algılanması: Akp Ve Chp Örnekleri

Şebnem CANSUN
2013 Turkish Studies  
Are there differences between the approach of women's economic participation in right-wing parties and left-wing parties? This article pursues this question by focusing on two ideologically opposed political parties in Turkey, the JDP (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi, The Justice and Development Party) and the RPP (Cumhuriyet Halk Partisi, The Republican People's Party). The conservative-democratic JDP has headed a single-party government since 2002, which has resulted in the social-democratic RRP
more » ... al-democratic RRP operating as the main opposition party ever since. The field research for this study rests on three pillars. The first of these is made up of party documents, that is to say programs, statutes and internal publications. The main publications of the parties are Türkiye Bülteni (Turkey's Bulletin) for the AKP and Halk (The People) for the CHP. As the second pillar of the research, two dailies, one from the center right (Yeni Şafak -The New Dawn) and the other from the center left (Cumhuriyet -The Republic), have been chosen. The third component of the research is made up of interviews with at least one man and one woman from every level of hierarchy in each of these parties (i.e. main office administration, youth branches' administration and women's branches' administration at the district, provincial and national levels). Men and women grassroots politicians as well as at least one woman and one man from the municipal councils of specific districts, provinces and in the parliament were also interviewed. In their party programs, both the JDP and the RPP support women's economic participation, and they make similar promises to voters. The male members of the JDP have the most conservative view on this issue whereas the women of the JDP think more like the members of the RPP than the male members of their own party. Our data supports the literature that argues that women in right-wing parties adopt more egalitarian values on gender related issues than the men of their own parties. * Bu makale Crosscheck sistemi tarafından taranmış ve bu sistem sonuçlarına göre orijinal bir makale olduğu tespit edilmiştir.
doi:10.7827/turkishstudies.5899 fatcat:yj2mwuhwxrfj5grk5norx4gcoq