Cilt 31, Sayı 2, Sayfalar 405 - 420 2016-12-19

Evil Be to Him Who Thinks Evil: Three Cases Of Swearing from İstanbul Court Registery in the Context of Gender Construction
Evil Be to Him Who Thinks Evil: Three Cases Of Swearing from İstanbul Court Registery in the Context of Gender Construction

Cem Doğan [1]

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We do not explicitly know why human beings show tendency to say swearwords. According to a common belief, they do so because of their hidden violent natures. Using swearwords against someone or something is mostly seen under the circumstances when a person can not harm physically his opponent. Thus he shows another sort of violence by his words. Even sometimes, swearing person aims at the most beloved people for his opponent and the harshness of his words may cause more damage than a physical attack on whom being swared. In the present day and society, most of people apply to the courts for being sweared by someone and demand compensation for his adversary. Nevertheless, one may see that it is not a new resort if he examines the Ottoman archival documents. In this paper, three different swearing cases in the Ottoman local courts shall be analyzed in the context of gender.


We do not explicitly know why human beings show tendency to say swearwords. According to a common belief, they do so because of their hidden violent natures. Using swearwords against someone or something is mostly seen under the circumstances when a person can not harm physically his opponent. Thus he shows another sort of violence by his words. Even sometimes, swearing person aims at the most beloved people for his opponent and the harshness of his words may cause more damage than a physical attack on whom being swared. In the present day and society, most of people apply to the courts for being sweared by someone and demand compensation for his adversary. Nevertheless, one may see that it is not a new resort if he examines the Ottoman archival documents. In this paper, three different swearing cases in the Ottoman local courts shall be analyzed in the context of gender.


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Yazar: Cem Doğan
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Kurum: Ardahan Üniversitesi, Siyaset Bilimi ve Kamu Yönetimi Anabilim Dalı
Ülke: Turkey


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APA Doğan, C . (2016). Evil Be to Him Who Thinks Evil: Three Cases Of Swearing from İstanbul Court Registery in the Context of Gender Construction. Tarih İncelemeleri Dergisi, 31 (2), 405-420. DOI: 10.18513/egetid.282828
MLA Doğan, C . "Evil Be to Him Who Thinks Evil: Three Cases Of Swearing from İstanbul Court Registery in the Context of Gender Construction". Tarih İncelemeleri Dergisi 31 (2016): 405-420 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/egetid/issue/26900/282828>
Chicago Doğan, C . "Evil Be to Him Who Thinks Evil: Three Cases Of Swearing from İstanbul Court Registery in the Context of Gender Construction". Tarih İncelemeleri Dergisi 31 (2016): 405-420
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