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The Resource Community, Change and Border Towns, by H. P?nar ?eno?uz

Community, Change and Border Towns, by H. P?nar ?eno?uz

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Community, Change and Border Towns
Title
Community, Change and Border Towns
Statement of responsibility
by H. P?nar ?eno?uz
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Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This book provides an interdisciplinary approach to power, inclusion/exclusion and hierarchy in a Turkish border town, with a focus on the impact of nation-state border on social stratification and change.Through the lens of ethnographic research and oral history, the book explores social mobility among various strata within the context of transition from Ottoman rule to the Republican regime, in order to reveal culturally informed strategies of border dwellers in coming to grips with new border contexts. It is suggested that the border perspective will move the social analysis beyond "methodological territorialism" and provide a theoretical framework that explores social change at the intersection of local, national and transnational processes.This book will appeal to readers interested in borders and circulations, social structure and power relations in border regions, as well as transnational shadow networks in the Turkish/Middle Eastern context. The book is a valuable resource for students and scholars of border anthropology, political and economic geography, studies of globalization and transnationalism, anthropology of illegality and Turkish and Middle Eastern studies. It will be a useful grounding for humanitarian professionals who are learning about the social and economic landscape of border towns
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Additional physical form
Also available in print format
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
?eno?uz, H. P?nar,
Dewey number
956.4/9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Taylor and Francis
Series statement
Border Regions Series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Borderlands
  • Borderlands
  • Borderlands
  • Borderlands
  • Boundaries
Label
Community, Change and Border Towns, by H. P?nar ?eno?uz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction 1. Exploring Community and Change from Border Perspective --Part I Traditional Notables --2. --E?raf and --Esnaf: Local Notables and Drawing Social Boundaries 3. Fall From Grace: The Decline of Traditional Landed Notables --Part II New Wealth and the Middle Class --4. Wealth Generation and the Rise of New Rich in the Margins of Economy and State 5. Kilis as "little Beirut", Markets and Illegality --Part III Reural and Urban Poor--6. Peasantry Turning into Border Laborers 7. "The Border Gate Will Not Ever Be Closed": Livelihoods, Aspirations, and Reciprocity among the Poor. Conclusion. Epilogue: War Spillovers on Kilis Borderland
Control code
9780815358855
Edition
1st edition
Extent
1 online resource (212 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780815358855
Other physical details
12 illustrations, text file, PDF
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1019624892
Label
Community, Change and Border Towns, by H. P?nar ?eno?uz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction 1. Exploring Community and Change from Border Perspective --Part I Traditional Notables --2. --E?raf and --Esnaf: Local Notables and Drawing Social Boundaries 3. Fall From Grace: The Decline of Traditional Landed Notables --Part II New Wealth and the Middle Class --4. Wealth Generation and the Rise of New Rich in the Margins of Economy and State 5. Kilis as "little Beirut", Markets and Illegality --Part III Reural and Urban Poor--6. Peasantry Turning into Border Laborers 7. "The Border Gate Will Not Ever Be Closed": Livelihoods, Aspirations, and Reciprocity among the Poor. Conclusion. Epilogue: War Spillovers on Kilis Borderland
Control code
9780815358855
Edition
1st edition
Extent
1 online resource (212 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780815358855
Other physical details
12 illustrations, text file, PDF
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1019624892

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