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Spontaneous settlements in Turkey and Bangladesh: preconditions of emergence and environmental quality of gecekondu settlements and bustees
Spontaneous settlements are common phenomena in many third world countries. Although the different geographical locations, along with morphological factors, play an important role in shaping up different physical settings, ...
Reinvention of tradition as an urban image: the case of Ankara Citadel
Debates on urban tourism have been coupled with a widespread discourse on 'placelessness', 'loss of identity', and 'standardization' related to the modernist ideology of planning. In this respect, utilizing this historic ...
Complexity of socio-spatial transformations through tourism: a Mediterranean Village, Kaleköy
This article reflects on the complex consequences of tourism development in the isolated Mediterranean village of Kaleko¨y. Built on the antique city of Simena of the 4th century BC and having remnants also from Hellenistic, ...
Spatial, social and temporal compromise on the border
(International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments, 2002)
This paper focuses on Alanya a mid-size town alaong the Mediterranean costs of Turkey, where a shift from agricultural production to tourism has been experienced over the last 20 years, resulting in waves of migration. In ...
A place of identity and fear: boundaries experienced in a "Gypsy" Quarter in Ankara
(International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments (IASTE), 2002)
This paper explores the practices of exclusion, segregation and conflict in Çinçin Baglari, a rigidly defined quarter in Ankara, Turkey. This quarter has gained a reputation as an "unruly" place inhabited by lawless people, ...
Interrupted happiness: class boundaries and the 'impossible love' in turkish melodrama
(University of Leicester, 2003)
Social classes in Turkey, the existence of which is often denied in dominant political discourses, are nevertheless apparent in a wide range of cultural forms including the cinema, particularly the melodrama of the 1960s ...
The Changing pattern of segregation and exclusion: The case of Ankara
(Rawat Publications, 2007)