A Critical Analysis of Urban Regeneration Projects in Turkey Displacement of Romani Settlement Case

This paper looks into urban regeneration practices targeting Roma people who generally live in city centers' valuable areas in Turkey. First it analyzes Sulukule urban regeneration project through the conceptual framework of housing rights. Then, drawing from the experiences of Sulukule, it focuses on Ege neighborhood urban regeneration project, which will also be applied in a Roma settlement. The data for Ege neighborhood draws from the questionnaires and the interviews conducted with 102 people in the region. The findings show that voices of habitants of Ege neighborhood have been little addressed and that gentrification process in the neighborhood puts people's housing rights at stake. (C) 2016 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license.
Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences


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M. M. Cin, “A Critical Analysis of Urban Regeneration Projects in Turkey Displacement of Romani Settlement Case,” Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, pp. 269–278, 2016, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/31667.