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Title 'Everywhere Taksim' : sowing the seeds for a new Turkey at Gezi / edited by Isabel David and Kumru F. Toktamış
Published Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2015]
©2015
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Description 1 online resource (296 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Protest and social movements
Contents Evoking and invoking nationhood as contentious democratisation / Kumru F. Toktamış. -- 'Everyday I'm Çapulling!': global flows and local frictions of Gezi / Jeremy F. Walton -- The incentives and actors of protests in Turkey and Bosnia-Herzegovina in 2013 / Ana Dević and Marija Krstić -- AKP rule in the aftermath of the Gezi protests: from expanded to limited hegemony? / Umut Bozkurt -- Rebelling against neoliberal populist regimes / Bariş Alp Özden and Ahmet Bekmen -- Enough is enough: what do the Gezi protestors want to tell us? A political economy perspective / Ilke Civelekoglu
Summary In May 2013, a small group of protesters made camp in Istanbul's Taksim Square, protesting the privatization of what had long been a vibrant public space. When the police responded to the demonstration with brutality, the protests exploded in size and force, quickly becoming a massive statement of opposition to the Turkish regime. This book assembles a collection of field research, data, theoretical analyses, and cross-country comparisons to show the significance of the protests both within Turkey and throughout the world
Analysis democracy
protest
social movements
turkey
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Demonstrations -- Turkey -- Istanbul -- Gezi Park
Demonstrations -- Turkey -- Istanbul -- Taksim Meydan
Human rights -- Turkey
Occupy movement -- Turkey
Protest movements -- Turkey -- History -- 21st century
Social movements -- Turkey -- History -- 21st century
Demonstrations and protest movements.
Demonstrations.
HISTORY -- Middle East -- General.
Human rights.
Occupy movement.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- World -- General.
Political activism.
Politics and government.
Politics and government.
Protest movements.
Social movements.
Society and social sciences Society and social sciences.
Taksim Meydan, (Istanbul, Turkey)
Turkey -- Politics and government -- 21st century
Turkey -- Istanbul.
Turkey.
Genre/Form Electronic book
History.
Form Electronic book
Author David, Isabel, editor
Toktamış, Kumru F., editor
LC no. 2016373024
ISBN 9048526396 (electronic bk.)
9789048526390 (electronic bk.)