ISBN: 9048527422, 908964878X, 9789048527427, 9789089648785
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Protest and social movements ; 7
Politics and government.; Society and social sciences Society and social sciences.; Kurds Autonomy and independence movements.; SOCIAL SCIENCE General.; Turkey.; Kurds Turkey History Autonomy and independence movements.; Demonstrations and protest movements.; POLITICAL SCIENCE Political Process Political Advocacy.; Political activism.
Protest and social movements ; 7.
- 1. Ethnic Conflict and Social Movements
- A Multi-Institutional Politics Approach
- What Makes a Kurdish Activist
- The Argument of the Book
- How Does Meaning-Making Matter?
- Organization of the Book
- 2. Kurdish Movements in the Southeast
- The Kurdish Ethno-Nationalist Movement
- Hizbullah in Turkey
- Locating the Pro-Islamic AKP
- 3. Exogenous Shocks on the Eve of the Millennium
- The EU Factor: Turkey's Membership Process and De-Securitization
- Changing International Political Environment
- The Rise of the AKP: Radical Shifts in Turkish Politics
- 4. Civic Competition and Conflict Transformation
- Emerging Arenas of Competition in the Kurdish Civic Sphere
- Arenas of Competition and Strategy-Making
- 5. Resemblance and Difference
- Constructing Kurdish Civil Society
- Why Charity Organizations?
- Exogenous Shocks: Increasing Poverty and the Emergence of Kurdish Slums
- Constructing Competition through Resemblance: The Charity Initiatives
- Religious Public Symbolism: Hizbullah Finds Its Niche
- Civic Activism and Conflict Transformation
- 6. Going Native
- Contesting Kurdish Islam
- Revolutionary Ideology as a Discursive Process
- The Kurdish Ethno-Nationalist Movement, Islamic Identity, and Symbolic Localization
- Symbolic Localization and Conflict Transformation
- Islamic Activists Discover Kurdish
- Increasing Competition over Kurdish Language
- Hizbullah: From Ayatollah Khomeini to Said Nursi
- 8. Enemies of the "Deep State."
- Narrative Contests and Symbolic Localization
- The "Deep State" and Kurds
- The Rival Movements and Competing Narratives on Ergenekon
- The PKK: "The State wants to sweep its filth under the carpet!"
- Hizbullah: "We're the Victims of the Deep State!"
- Narratives in Conflict Transformation: Reputation Work and Symbolic Localization
- 9. Conclusion
- Strategic Engagement and Conflict Transformation
- Global Dynamics and Pro-Ethnic Strategies
- Toward a Multi-Institutional Politics Perspective
- A Kurdish Spring on the Horizon?
- List of Abbreviations
- Appendix: Data and Methods