Political Participation Strategies of the Circassian Diaspora in Turkey

  title={Political Participation Strategies of the Circassian Diaspora in Turkey},
  author={Ayhan Kaya},
  journal={Mediterranean Politics},
  pages={221 - 239}
  • Ayhan Kaya
  • Published 21 June 2004
  • Political Science
  • Mediterranean Politics
This study is an attempt to summarize the political participation strategies generated by the Circassians in Turkey since the 1970s. In depicting those strategies, the institutional channelling theory shall be used. The relevance of this theory in comparison to the class and race/ethnicity theories is that it highlights the importance of the dominant political and legal institutions shaping and limiting the migrants' choice possibilities. The principal strategies explored in this regard are… 
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