Politics and the Peasantry in Post-War Turkey: Social History, Culture and Modernization

Politics and the Peasantry in Post-War Turkey: Social History, Culture and Modernization

by Sinan Yildirmaz

Hardcover

$121.50 $135.00 Save 10% Current price is $121.5, Original price is $135. You Save 10%.
View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Wednesday, December 19

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780761138
Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date: 12/30/2016
Series: Library of Ottoman Studies Series
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Sinan Yildirmaz is Assistant Professor of History at Istanbul University and an expert on the cultural history of Modern Turkey.

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION
PART II: PEASANTS IN THEORY AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF RURAL SOCIOLOGY IN TURKEY
1. Modernization Theory and the Peasantry
2. The Development of 'Rural Sociology' in Turkey
PART III: PEASANTS MOVING TOWARDS CITIES: THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE RURAL STRUCTURE, RURAL MIGRATION AND THE GECEKONDU
3. The Change in Economic Policies in the Post-War Period Capitalism, Modernization and Urbanization
4. The Land Reform Law, the Marshall Plan, the Smallholder Peasantry and Migration
5. The Reasons for the Rural Migration, or Is It Possible to Create a Stereotype in the Analysis of the Rural Migration?
6. The Peasants in the Cities and the Invention of the 'Gecekondu'
PART IV: PEASANTRY AS AN ACTIVE COMPONENT OF POLITICS
7. The Arslanköy Case and the Development of the Rule of Law
8. The Peasants and Politics during the DP Government
9. The Village Coffeehouse as a Political Space
10. The Peasants and Anti-Communism
PART V: THE MAKING OF THE 'VILLAGE LITERATURE'
11. Defining the Village Literature
12. History in the Village Literature
13. The Making of the Village Literature Canon
14. From the 'Reality' of the Literature to the 'Reality' of the Country
PART VI: CONCLUSION

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews