The Making of a Protest Movement in Turkey: #Occupygezi

The Making of a Protest Movement in Turkey: #Occupygezi

By: Umut Ozkirimli (editor)Hardback

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The aim of this collection of essays, the first academic book on the topic in English, is to offer a preliminary analysis of Gezi protests and address the following questions: 'How can we account for the protests?' and 'Who were the protesters?'

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Onur Bak?ner, Simon Fraser University, Canada Judith Butler, University of California, Berkeley and Columbia University, USA Michael Ferguson, McGill University, Montreal, Canada Zeynep Gambetti, Bo?azici University, Turkey Omur Harman?ah, Brown University, USA Asl? I?s?z, New York University, USA Soli Ozel, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey Spyros A. Sofos, Lund University, Sweden Cihan Tu?al, University of California, Berkeley, USA Emrah Y?ld?z, Harvard Graduate School of Design, USA

Contents

Preface by Judith Butler 1. Introduction; Umut Ozk?r?ml? 2. A Moment of Elation: The Gezi Protests/Resistance and the Fading of the AKP Project; Soli Ozel 3. Brand Turkey and the Gezi Protests: Authoritarianism In Flux, Law, and Neoliberalism; Asl? I?s?z 4. Gulenism: The Middle Way or Official Ideology?; Cihan Tu?al 5. Can the 'Spirit Of Gezi' Transform Progressive Politics in Turkey?; Onur Bak?ner 6. White Turks, Black Turks, and Negroes: The Politics of Polarization; Michael Ferguson 7. Occupy Gezi as Politics of the Body; Zeynep Gambetti 8. Cruising Politics: Sexuality, Solidarity and Modularity after Gezi; Emrah Y?ld?z 9. Urban Utopias and How They Fell Apart: The Political Ecology of Gezi Park?; Omur Harman?ah 10. In Lieu of Conclusion: Rallying for Gezi, or Metaphors of Aporia and Empowerment; Spyros A. Sofos

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/05/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781137413772
  • Format: Hardback
  • Year: 2014
  • Number Of Pages: 174
  • ID: 9781137413772
  • weight: 375
  • ISBN10: 1137413778

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