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Kurds of Modern Turkey: Migration, Neoliberalism and Exclusion in Turkish Society

Cenk Saraçoğlu
Format
Book
Published
London ; New York : Tauris Academic Studies ; New York : Distributed in the United States and Canada by Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Language
English
Series
Library of Modern Middle East Studies
ISBN
9781848854680 (hbk.), 1848854684 (hbk.)
Summary
The role of the Kurds in Turkey has long been a controversial issue, although discussion has generally been focused around the political and cultural rights and activities of the Kurds. This book aims to bring a fresh approach to this contentious subject by shifting attention to the changing popular image of the Kurds in Turkish cities.
Contents
  • Clarifying the object of analysis : exclusive recognition
  • Researching middle class, migration and Kurds in Izmir
  • The historical specificity of 'exclusive recognition'
  • Urban social life : the locus of exclusive recognition
  • Neoliberalism, migration and urban social life
  • The recognition of migrants as 'Kurds'
  • Excluding the recognised
  • The reinforcement of exclusive recognition
  • Exclusive recognition : an ideology
  • Conclusion: Exclusive recognition as a form of racism.
Description
xiv, 228 p. : map ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-223) and index.
Series Statement
Library of modern Middle East studies ; 95
Library of modern Middle East studies 95
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