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Author Çaltekin, Demet Aslı, author.

Title Conscientious objection in Turkey : a socio-legal analysis of the right to refuse military service / Demet Asli Çalteki̇n
Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2022]


Description 1 online resource (xii, 163 pages)
Series Advances in critical military studies
Advances in critical military studies.
Contents Setting the scene : Militarisation of society -- Conscription and Turkey's changing socio-political structures -- Conscientious objection and international law -- The compatibility of Turkish domestic law with international law -- A typology of conscientious objection in Turkey -- Conscientious objection as an act of civil disobedience -- Curious women conscientious objectors to military service in the male conscription system in Turkey -- Conclusion : Demilitarisation of society
Summary "This book provides a socio-legal perspective to critical military studies by asking socio-legal questions about military conscription in Turkey: How do the international and domestic laws approach the conflict between the law and conscience? Why does Turkey insist on the non-recognition of the right to conscientious objection? How are those pursuing their conscience affected by such non-recognition? These questions are important as the law is shaped by the socio-cultural structures in which it operates, and any attempt to create a social change also necessitates understanding and challenging the legal framework. In this light, the book argues that one cannot fully understand and, as a result, resist the militarisation of society without understanding the relationship between the law and social norms."-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Dr. Demet Aslı Çaltekin is assistant professor at Durham University Law School
In English
Print version record
Subject Conscientious objection -- Turkey
Conscientious objectors -- Turkey
LAW / Civil Rights.
Conscientious objection
Conscientious objectors
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1474496512