Little Turkey in Great Britain

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Prof Ibrahim Sirkeci is Professor of Transnational Studies and Marketing and the Director of the Regent's Centre for Transnational Studies (RCTS) at Regent's University London (UK). Sirkeci holds a PhD from the University of Sheffield (UK) and a BA from Bilkent University (Turkey). Sirkeci had previously worked at the University of Bristol. He is the chair of The Migration Conferences.
Dr Tuncay Bilecen is Assistant Professor at Kandira Vocational School of Kocaeli University. He is member of the Editorial Board for Goc Dergisi.
Dr Yakup Costu is Associate Professor in Sociology of Religion Department at Hitit University, Corum, Turkey. He is the editor of Hitit University Journal of Social Sciences Institute (HUSBED).
Dr Saniye Dedeoglu is an Associate Professor in the department of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations at the University of Mugla, Turkey. She gained her PhD degree in 2005 from the School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London).
Dr Mehmet Rauf Kesici was Associate Professor of Labour Markets at Kocaeli University, Turkey.
Dr Betul Dilara Seker was Assistant Professor of Psychology and Head of Department for Psychology at Celal Bayar University, Manisa, Turkey.
Dr Fethiye Tilbe works at Department of Labour Economics, Namik Kemal University, Tekirdag, Turkey.
Dr Kadir Onur Unutulmaz received his doctorate from the University of Oxford. Unutulmaz holds two undergraduate degrees from Bogazici University in Istanbul. Dr. Unutulmaz currently working as a full-time member of faculty at the Faculty of Political Sciences, at the Social Sciences University of Ankara.

Little Turkey in Great Britain

Authored by Ibrahim Sirkeci, Tuncay Bilecen, Yakup Costu, Saniye Dedeoglu, Mehmet Rauf Kesici, Betul Dilara Seker, Fethiye Tilbe, Kadir Onur Unutulmaz

LITTLE TURKEY IN GREAT BRITAIN by Ibrahim Sirkeci, Tuncay Bilecen, Yakup Costu, Saniye Dedeoglu, M. Rauf Kesici, B. Dilara Seker, Fethiye Tilbe, K. Onur Unutulmaz is about Turkish movers in Britain. Turkish migration to British Isles has a long history but sizeable diaspora communities and enclaves of Turkish origin have emerged only in the last four to five decades. Earlier groups arrived were Cypriots fleeing the troubled island in the Eastern Mediterranean whilst Turks and Kurds of the mainland were not even considering the UK as a destination. This book is about these contemporary movers from Turkey, their movement trajectories, practices, and integration in Britain. Eight researchers from different disciplinary backgrounds and methodological schools came together to do the ground work for the students of this emerging subfield of human mobility studies. Turkey is now at the forefront of accommodating large scale inward mobility mostly due to the crisis in Syria and Iraq. This also brings some attention to Turkey's own diaspora populations.

Publication Date:
1910781193 / 9781910781197
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Social Science / Emigration & Immigration

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