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A debate over return migration: the case of Turkish guest workers in Germany
This chapter aims to provide an overview of the return migration of Turkish guest workers and their family members. While doing so, it also elaborates on the theoretical and conceptual discussions of the notion of return ...
Migrants' uncertainties versus states' insecurities: transit migration in Turkey
Since the early 1980s, Turkey has become an important route for so-called transit migration flows in the south-east of Europe. People from different parts of the South and East have begun to use the Turkish peninsula as a ...
The changing waves of migration from the Balkans to Turkey: a historical account
Ahmet İçduygu and Deniz Sert tell the history of migration from the Balkans to Turkey from the end of the nineteenth century to the present. They relate this history to nation-building, but also to economic conditions and ...
Governing without control: Turkey's “struggle” with international migration
(Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2016)
Since the 1980s, Turkey's role in the international migratory scene has changed substantially, as the country has transformed from being a country of origin to a country of destination and transit. Historical transformations ...
Introduction: Syrian refugees – facing challenges, making choices
Refugees and elections: the effects of Syrians on voting behavior in Turkey
In the wake of the Syrian civil war, more than three million people have fled to Turkey, which now hosts the largest refugee population on earth. Making up 4.42 per cent of the total population in Turkey as of February ...
From skill translation to devaluation: the de-qualification of migrants in Turkey
(Cambridge University Press, 2016-05)
Within the context of the transformation of Turkey from a country of emigration to an immigration and transit country, the migration scene is becoming more heterogeneous, with both the formal and informal labor markets ...
From competitive to multidirectional memory: a literary tool for comparison
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Recent research shows that Turkish society is very polarized and that different identities and ideological perspectives are in constant struggle with each other. In a multicultural society such as Turkey’s, the question ...
Turkey's position on IDP properties: lessons (not) learned
Three issues: security, economics and justice, are the keys to comprehending the essence of problems of property and IDP return in conflict settings. The case of Turkey presents an interesting framework for analysing issues ...
Framing Syrians in Turkey: State control and no crisis discourse
The mass arrival of Syrian refugees and their continuing presence have triggered many new debates regarding migration in Turkey, which - as a result of its open-door policy - now hosts the highest number of refugees in the ...
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