Spatial, social and temporal compromise on the border
Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Working Paper Series
International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments
37 - 49
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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 this particular instance, a spatial "border" which is both temporal and selectively permeable is experienced in the interaction with tourists. Local and immigrant inhabitants attitude towards tourists represent a level of compromise and acceptance that is shaped by the shared interests of all group.