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Appropriating the masculine sacred islamism, gender, and mosque architecture in contemporary Turkey
Religious duties for men and women differ in Islam, and they determine how the two appear in public. While men are required to perform Friday and Eid prayers in the mosque with the congregation, women are not. This has ...
Architectural mimicry and the politics of mosque building: negotiating Islam and Nation in Turkey
This paper discusses the politics of mosque architecture in modern Turkey. The classical Ottoman mosque image has been reproduced in state-sponsored mosques throughout the second half of the twentieth century. Defining ...