The politics of population in a nation-building process: emigration of non-Muslims from Turkey

  title={The politics of population in a nation-building process: emigration of non-Muslims from Turkey},
  author={Ahmet Içduygu and Sule Toktas and B. Ali Soner},
  journal={Ethnic and Racial Studies},
  pages={358 - 389}
Abstract Within the politics of nationalism and nation-building, the emigration of ethnic and religious minorities, whether voluntary or involuntary, appears to be a commonly occurring practice. After the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in the early twentieth century, modern Turkey still carried the legacy of a multi-ethnic, multi-religious diversity in which its Armenian, Greek and Jewish communities had official minority status based upon the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne. However, throughout the… 
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