Yıl 2017, Cilt 4, Sayı 2, Sayfalar 13 - 39 2017-12-29

Critique of ISIS’ Women Policy
Critique of ISIS’ Women Policy

Zehra Yılmaz [1]

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This article addresses the policy employed by ISIS with respect to women. ISIS differs from other Islamic organisations in terms of its impact on women and specifically, the number of female militants it has recruited from the West. Such high numbers of women joining ISIS is striking when considered in the face of the fact that ISIS is well known to be involved in rather oppressive and barbaric practices in territories under its control. Therefore, the article examined the reasons that trigger women to join ISIS and the promises of ISIS for women. The present review builds the policy employed by ISIS with respect to women upon the meanings attributed to women in the founding process of a state and the manner in which women experience this process. Focused on the policy employed by ISIS with respect to women, the article carries on the claim of extending beyond a cultural discourse inflicted with orientalist prejudices by addressing the matter from the perspective of the state and its gender perspective in contrary to research studies approaching ISIS and women from an Islamic standpoint.

Bu makalede IŞİD’in kadın politikası ele alınmaktadır. ISIS, kadınlarda yarattığı etkiyle, özellikle batıdan edindiği kadın militan sayısıyla diğer İslami örgütlerden  farklılaşmaktadır. IŞİD’in kontrol ettiği topraklarda oldukça baskıcı ve barbar uygulamalarda bulunduğu bilinmesine rağmen kadınların IŞİD’e bu yoğunlukta katılımı dikkat çekmektedir. Bu nedenle, makalede kadınları IŞİD’e katılmaya iten gerekçelerle IŞİD’in kadınlara vaat ettikleri karşılaştırılmalı incelenmiştir. Bu incelemede, IŞİD’in kadın politikası devlet kurma sürecinde kadına yüklenen anlamlar ve kadınların bu süreci deneyimleme biçimi üzerine inşa edilmiştir. IŞİD’in kadın politikasını açıklamaya odaklanan makale, IŞİD ve kadın söz konusu olduğunda konuya İslam üzerinden yaklaşan araştırmaların tersine, konuyu devlet ve onun gender perspektifi üzerinden ele alarak oryantalist önyargılar taşıyan kültürcü bir söylemin ötesine geçme iddiası taşımaktadır. 


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Yazar: Zehra Yılmaz
E-posta: zehra80@yahoo.com
Ülke: Turkey


Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { tocd337980, journal = {Türkiye Ortadoğu Çalışmaları Dergisi}, issn = {2147-7523}, address = {Sakarya Üniversitesi}, year = {2017}, volume = {4}, pages = {13 - 39}, doi = {10.26513/tocd.337980}, title = {Critique of ISIS’ Women Policy}, key = {cite}, author = {Yılmaz, Zehra} }
APA Yılmaz, Z . (2017). Critique of ISIS’ Women Policy. Türkiye Ortadoğu Çalışmaları Dergisi, 4 (2), 13-39. DOI: 10.26513/tocd.337980
MLA Yılmaz, Z . "Critique of ISIS’ Women Policy". Türkiye Ortadoğu Çalışmaları Dergisi 4 (2017): 13-39 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/tocd/issue/31377/337980>
Chicago Yılmaz, Z . "Critique of ISIS’ Women Policy". Türkiye Ortadoğu Çalışmaları Dergisi 4 (2017): 13-39
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