Istanbul: between the global and the local

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Rowman & Littlefield, 1999 - History - 201 pages
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This groundbreaking volume investigates the processes of globalization in Istanbul, one of the oldest and grandest of world cities. Explaining the course of the conflicts and the compromises involved in maintaining a precarious urbanity, this theoretically informed volume focuses on the fields of struggle ranging from politics to heritage, humor to music, public space to housing.

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Global Era Ayfer Bartu
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Dreams of Political Islam Tanil Bora
47
and Identity in the Politics of Secularism versus
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Anna Frangoudaki is Professor of the Sociology of Education at the University of Athens and Caglar Keyder is Professor of Sociology at the State University of New York and at Bogazici University, Turkey.

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