Inter-Family Communication Languages via the Discourse in Women's Roles in Turkish TV Series

Inter-Family Communication Languages via the Discourse in Women's Roles in Turkish TV Series

Şebnem Gürsoy Ulusoy (Istanbul Gelişim University, Turkey)
Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 18
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-0128-3.ch004

Abstract

Modernization and urbanization have changed many phenomena. One of these changes is the representation of mother and women. It is seen that the modernization and urbanization and motherhood concept of women have changed. Maternity representations have recently changed in Turkish series. Within the scope of the study, the language of the woman in the family as a mother and her place in the family were examined. It is also an important issue whether urban culture changes the representations of motherhood. In this sense, social media, urbanization, modernization, and the changes in women's representations are all interrelated.
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Background

The social roles have changed with the modernizing society. Especially the changes in the representation of women roles in television series are considered important in this sense. It is seen that the urbanization culture, which is the return of modernization, is actively involved in the series. Representations of modernizing and modern mothers in Turkish series constitute the general framework of the research.

Key Terms in this Chapter

Urban Culture: It is the language of communication used by people living in metropolitan areas coupled with modernization.

Modernization: It is the adaptation to the innovations and changes brought by the age.

Family Communication: They are all the communication and dialogues built into the family.

Social Identity: It is a concept that defines the point of view of society and explains the communication processes established between groups over social roles.

Women’s Roles in the Series: The concept of the role of the female image in the series is examined.

Maternity Representations in the Series: How the mother character appears in the series is examined.

TV Series: They are a series of related fiction stories on television.

Social media: It is the medium that allows for instant sharing and discourse with the new media.

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