Ethnic segmentation, western education, and political outcomes: nineteenth-century Ottoman society

  title={Ethnic segmentation, western education, and political outcomes: nineteenth-century Ottoman society},
  author={Fatma M{\"u}ge G{\"o}çek},
  journal={Poetics Today},
L'A. analyse la structure sociale de la societe ottomane et montre que la segmentation ethnique (qui se caracterisait par une difference dans l'accumulation des ressources economiques et sociales) a eu des consequences politiques diverses. Tandis que la distinction entre musulman et non-musulman creait une segmentation ethnique au profit des musulmans, les institutions d'education de type occidental pourvoyaient a creer un nouveau contexte structurel dans lequel la differenciation ethnique… 

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