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Wittenberg University

Publication Date

Fall 2006

Program Name

Cyprus: Transnational Identities and Inter-communal Relations

Abstract

This research seeks to understand the nature of a collective society. It seeks to attain knowledge about the role of sexuality and women in the context of a collective society. I intend to ascertain information through interviews and qualitative research with Turkish Cypriots. My questions will relate to a specific topic and how honor and shame are present. In the end of the research I hope to find connections between the concepts of honor and shame and the idea of sexuality in a collective society. I also want to note if morals and ideologies of the aforementioned concepts shift with each new generation. I will use a specific case to pursue the answers to these questions.

Disciplines

Gender and Sexuality | Social Psychology and Interaction

 

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