The Resource The reckoning of pluralism : political belonging and the demands of history in Turkey, Kabir Tambar, (electronic resource)

The reckoning of pluralism : political belonging and the demands of history in Turkey, Kabir Tambar, (electronic resource)

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The reckoning of pluralism : political belonging and the demands of history in Turkey
Title
The reckoning of pluralism
Title remainder
political belonging and the demands of history in Turkey
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Kabir Tambar
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Language
eng
Summary
The Turkish Republic was founded simultaneously on the ideal of universal citizenship and on acts of extraordinary exclusionary violence. Today, nearly a century later, the claims of minority communities and the politics of pluralism continue to ignite explosive debate. The Reckoning of Pluralism centers on the case of Turkey's Alevi community, a sizeable Muslim minority in a Sunni majority state. Alevis have seen their loyalty to the state questioned and experienced sectarian hostility, and yet their community is also championed by state ideologues as bearers of the nation's folkloric heritage. Kabir Tambar offers a critical appraisal of the tensions of democratic pluralism. Rather than portraying pluralism as a governing ideal that loosens restrictions on minorities, he focuses on the forms of social inequality that it perpetuates and on the political vulnerabilities to which minority communities are thereby exposed. Alevis today are often summoned by political officials to publicly display their religious traditions, but pluralist tolerance extends only so far as these performances will validate rather than disturb historical ideologies of national governance and identity. Focused on the inherent ambivalence of this form of political incorporation, Tambar ultimately explores the intimate coupling of modern political belonging and violence, of political inclusion and domination, contained within the practices of pluralism
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Midwest
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Tambar, Kabir
Dewey number
322/.109561
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures
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  • Nosairians
  • Religious minorities
  • Religious pluralism
  • Islamic sects
  • Islam and state
  • Nationalism
  • Secularism
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The reckoning of pluralism : political belonging and the demands of history in Turkey, Kabir Tambar, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891841
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MWT11891841
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1 online resource
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11891841
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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The reckoning of pluralism : political belonging and the demands of history in Turkey, Kabir Tambar, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891841
Publication
Distribution
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11891841
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891841
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891841
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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