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    • Continuity through change: navigating temporalities through heirloom rejuvenation 

      Türe M.; Ger, G. (Oxford University Press, 2016)
      This study explores how heirlooms, usually regarded as objects of family identity and stability, can also become objects of evolving personal identities and change. Our approach is based on the role of materiality (as well ...
    • The emergence and evolution of a politicized market : the production and circulation of Kurdish music Turkey 

      Kuruoğlu, Alev Pınar (Bilkent University, 2015)
      This dissertation explicates the emergence and evolution of a market for Kurdish music in Turkey. Using ethnographic methods, I start by detailing the illegal circulation of cassettes during the restrictive and strife-laden ...
    • An emotional economy of mundane objects 

      Kuruoğlu, A. P.; Ger, G. (Routledge, 2015)
      This article illuminates the affective potentialities of objects. We examine the circulation of Kurdish music cassettes in Turkey during the restrictive and strife-laden period of the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. We find that ...
    • Iconic brands: a socio-material story 

      Kravets, O.; Örge, Ö. (Sage Publications, 2010)
      This article takes the story of a monument to a Soviet brand of cheese as a starting point for discussing the socio-material practices that underlie the elevation of some brands to iconic status in the post-Soviet context. ...