Alevi Identity

This book PDF is perfect for those who love Social Science genre, written by Tord Olsson and published by Routledge which was released on 30 September 2005 with total hardcover pages 266. You could read this book directly on your devices with pdf, epub and kindle format, check detail and related Alevi Identity books below.

Alevi Identity
Author : Tord Olsson
File Size : 50,6 Mb
Publisher : Routledge
Language : English
Release Date : 30 September 2005
ISBN : 9781135797256
Pages : 266 pages
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Alawites; cultural, religious and social perspectives.

Alevi Identity

Alawites; cultural, religious and social perspectives.

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Alevis in Europe

The Alevis are a significant minority in Turkey, and now also in the countries of Western Europe. Over the past century, many of them have migrated from rural enclaves on the Anatolian plateau to the great cities of Istanbul and Ankara, and from there to the countries of the European

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Alevism as an Ethno Religious Identity

Until recently the importance of religion in the modern world has often been underestimated in Western societies, whereas its significance is absolutely crucial in the Middle East. Religion is critical to a sense of belonging for communities and nations, and can be a force for unity or division. This is

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Alevi Identity

In the rising momentum for new and reformulated cultural identities, the Turkish Alevi have also emerged on the scene, demanding due recognition. In this process a number of dramatic events have served as important milestones: the clashes between Sunni and Alevi in Kahramanmaras in 1979 and Corum in 1980, the incendiarism in

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Alevi Identity

Alawites; cultural, religious and social perspectives.

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Turkey s Alevi Enigma

This volume, written by specialists, be they political scientists, historians or anthropologists, is a convenient handbook on the origins and history of Turkey's Alevis - an important group that is largely unknown in the West. It examined their ethnic identity, cultural representation, political life, and relations with the Turkish State,

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Struggling for Recognition

As a religious and cultural minority in Turkey, the Alevis have suffered a long history of persecution and discrimination. In the late 1980s they started a movement for the recognition of Alevi identity in both Germany and Turkey. Today, they constitute a significant segment of Germany's Turkish immigrant population. In

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Turkish National Identity and Its Outsiders

This book examines the ways in which states and nations are constructed and legitimated through defining and managing outsiders. Focusing on Turkey and the municipality of Dersim – a region that has historically combined different outsider identities, including Armenian, Kurdish, and Alevi identities – the author explores the remembering, transformation and mobilisation

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