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    • American cinema and popular representations of women in early Republican Turkey 

      Karabağ, Müzeyyen (Bilkent University, 2013)
      This thesis focuses on the relationship between American cinema and Turkish woman in the 1930s. Along with political reforms, there were cultural transformations in the society in the 1930s in Turkey. One of the dimension ...
    • From stay-at-home women to career-minded women: the Istanbul YWCA, 1919–1930 

      Karabağ, Müzeyyen (Routledge, 2021-07-26)
      Examining the labor policies of the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) in Istanbul from 1919–1930, this article claims that the organization’s mainly American staff were critical of women who stayed at home because ...
    • Struggling for individuality: the Istanbul YWCA 

      Karabağ, Müzeyyen (Bilkent University, 2021-08)
      This study argues that the YWCA’s mainly American staff, observing that familial, social and educational structure prevented women from independent decision-making in Istanbul, promoted individuality by their labor and ...