Fragments of Culture: The Everyday of Modern Turkey

Fragments Of Culture Explores The Evolving Modern Daily Life Of Turkey Through Analyses Of Language, Folklore, Film, Satirical Humor, The Symbolism Of Islamic Political Mobilization, And The Shifting Identities Of Diasporic Communities In Turkey And Europe, This Book Provides A Fresh And Corrective Perspective To The Often Skewed Perceptions Of Turkish Culture Engendered By Conventional Western Critiques In This Volume, Some Of The Most Innovative Scholars Of Post S Turkey Address The Complex Ways That Suburbanization And The Growth Of A Globalized Middle Class Have Altered Gender And Class Relations, And How Turkish Society Is Being Shaped And Redefined Through Consumption They Also Explore The Increasingly Polarized Cultural Politics Between Secularists And Islamists, And The Ways That Previously Repressed Islamic Elements Have Reemerged To Complicate The Idea Of An Authentic Turkish Identity Contributors Examine A Range Of Issues From The Adjustments To Religious Identity As The Islamic Veil Becomes Marketed As A Fashion Item, To The Media S Increased Attention In Turkish Transsexual Lifestyle, To The Role Of Folk Dance As A Ritualized Part Of Public Life Fragments Of Culture Shows How Attention To The Minutiae Of Daily Life Can Successfully Unravel The Complexities Of A Shifting Society This Book Makes A Significant Contribution To Both Modern Turkish Studies And The Scholarship On Cross Cultural Perspectives In Middle Eastern StudiesFragments of Culture: The Everyday of Modern Turkey

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  • Paperback
  • 360 pages
  • Fragments of Culture: The Everyday of Modern Turkey
  • Deniz Kandiyoti
  • English
  • 11 June 2018
  • 0813530822

10 thoughts on “Fragments of Culture: The Everyday of Modern Turkey

  1. says:

    Set of essays digging deeply into Turkish culture poetry, movies, the history of shopping malls, the subculture of trans people in Istanbul, propaganda, the permeation of multi level marketing, and coffee So much coffee.

  2. says:

    Very interesting I ve been married to a Turk for 7 years and this book answered a lot of my so what the heck is THAT about questions about things I ve encountered in Turkish culture.

  3. says:

    One of the few books you need to get if you want to understand Turkey in 90s through ethnographies.

  4. says:

    A good series of essays about modern daily life in Turkey, strong emphasis on Istanbul, pop culture and its interaction with gender and class.

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