Transnational return and social change: hierarchies, identities and ideas



Cosmopolitanism and nationalism in a globalized world
Yegenoglu, M (Informa UK Limited, 2005-01-01)
The disenfranchised subaltern groups of the South disappear from the current Anglo-American cultural studies discourse on globalization as their conditions are made synonymous with the diasporas in the First World centres. However, if we do not take the metropolitan situation as the sole important site of transnationality, but turn our attention to the lives of subaltern groups in the South we will gather a different picture of globalization. The essay discusses the various ways in which cosmopolitanism is ...
Exclusive recognition: against reductionism and distortion
Saraçoğlu, Cenk (Informa UK Limited, 2011-01-01)
Linguistic capital: Language as a socio-economic resource among Kurdish and Arabic women in Turkey
Smits, J; Hoşgör, Hatice Ayşe (Informa UK Limited, 2003-09-01)
Data from the 1998 Turkish Demographic and Health Survey are used to gain insight into the characteristics of the non-Turkish speaking individuals in Turkey and in the socio-economic consequences of not speaking Turkish for them. The very large majority of non-Turkish speaking individuals turn out to be Kurdish and Arabic women, living in East Turkey and in the countryside. The data indicate that of the married women aged 15-49 in Turkey, about 4 per cent, or one in 25, is not able to speak Turkish. More th...
Definitions of national identity, nationalism and ethnicity in post-Soviet Azerbaijan in the 1990s
Tokluoglu, C (Informa UK Limited, 2005-07-01)
This article examines the major political debates in post-Soviet Azerbaijan vis vis the very assumptions of individual autonomy, equality, national culture and citizenship, and universalism upon which modern nation-states have historically been based. The information presented in this article is based on personal interviews conducted with the leading and influential members of the Azerbaijani political elite in 1998. The interviews were based on two broad themes. The first relates to the perceptions of the ...
Contesting the Byzantine Past: Four Hagia Sophias as Ideological Battlegrounds of Architectural Conservation in Turkey
Aykaç Leıdholm, Pınar (Informa UK Limited, 2018-05-04)
The debates over contemporary restoration practices in Turkey have become heated in recent years especially after the reopening of the Hagia Sophias in İznik and Trabzon as mosques. Iconic Byzantine churches that functioned as mosques in the Ottoman period, these monuments had been functioning as museums for decades following the museumification of Istanbul’s famous Hagia Sophia. Meanwhile, Hagia Sophia in Vize has already been reopened as a mosque without receiving much attention. The repeated statements o...
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B. C. Zırh, “Transnational return and social change: hierarchies, identities and ideas,” ETHNIC AND RACIAL STUDIES, pp. 0–0, 2020, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: