The changing image of the Kurds in Turkish cities: middle-class perceptions of Kurdish migrants in Izmir.

Abstract

Saraçoğlu deals with the ways in which the Kurdish migrants living in the western cities of Turkey have been identified in middle-class discourse by certain pejorative labels and stereotypes. He argues that this new Kurdish image demonstrates the ethnicization of longstanding anti-migrant sentiments in Turkey. He develops and substantiates the argument by… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/0031322X.2010.489735

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