Turkey's Alevi Enigma: A Comprehensive Overview a Comprehensive Overview
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BeschreibungThis 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, The Turkish Left and the Kurdish National Movement.
PortraitPaul J. White, Ph.D. (2000) in Middle East Politics, Macquarie University, Sydney, is currently Acting Director of the Centre for the Middle East and North Africa at Macquarie University, where he also lectures in International Relations of the Middle East. He has published extensively on Middle Eastern questions, especially on the Kurds and the Alevis of Turkey, including Primitive rebels or revolutionary modernizers? The Kurdish national movement in Turkey (Zed Books, 2000). Joost Jongerden, Ph.D. (2006) in Social Sciences, Wageningen University, is Assistant Professor at a center for technology-studies associated to the Wageningen University and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He has published extensively on the Kurdish issue in Turkey and on society and technology issues.
Untertitel: 'Social, Economic, and Politica'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BRILL ACADEMIC PUB
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2002
Seitenanzahl: 248 Seiten