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Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences
Year: 2005 | Volume: 3 | Issue: 1 | Page No.: 56-61
Gender Roles of Rural Women in Small Districts of Adana Province, Turkey
Muge K. Davran
 
Abstract: This study examined gender roles of rural women living in six small districts, "which is called belde in Turkish" of Yuregir Plain of Adana Province, Turkey. Data were collected from 282 rural women by means of questionnaire and face to face interview by the author. Research was started in the end of the 2002 and completed end of the 2003. Findings of the research show that living in small districts, which has both of the rural and urban characteristics, is not positively influenced factor on gender roles of women in the research area. Rural women have secondary position both in home and society like villages due to patriarchal structure.
 
How to cite this article:
Muge K. Davran , 2005. Gender Roles of Rural Women in Small Districts of Adana Province, Turkey . Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences, 3: 56-61.
URL: http://medwelljournals.com/abstract/?doi=pjssci.2005.56.61