Book Review; Essays on Secularism and Multiculturalism

Abstract Since the post-war period, the Western European demand for labor and shifts in populace flows in the post-colonial era have created a multicultural challenge for secularism, which has been an earnest political issue for a long time (p. 165). In recent years, several debates on multiculturalism and the viability of the multiculturalist approach have […]

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Book Review; Limits of Citizenship Migrants and Postnational Membership in Europe

Abstract The emergence of the concept of citizenship’s roots go back to ancient Greece and, in the modern sense, began with the French revolution. The notion of citizenship has expanded in terms of rights and liabilities and more people have been included through citizenship over time, following the developments in the political history of the […]

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Book Review; Nach dem Islamismus: Eine Ethnographie der Islamischen Gemeinschaft Milli Görüş

Abstract Werner Schiffauer’s book, After Islamism: An Ethnography of The Islamic Community Milli Görüş (IGMG), was first published by Suhrkamp Verlag in 2010 and translated to Turkish in 2021. The book consists of seven chapters and aims to give an inside view of experiences and contribute to the ethnography of Islam in Germany. The author […]

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Almanya’daki Türklerin 60 Yılının Akademik Çalışmalara Yansıması: Değişen İlgi Alanları, Dönüşen Yaklaşımlar ve Araştırılması Gereken Konular (Reflection of 60 Years of Turks in Germany on Academic Studies: Changing Interests, Transforming Approaches and Topics to be Researched)

Abstract After the labor agreement between Turkey and Germany on October 30, 1961, massive mass migrations from Turkey to Germany took place. It has been observed that this migration movement, which was initially planned to be temporary, started to become permanent over time. Thus, a Turkish diaspora, which has existed in Germany for 60 years, […]

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İş Gücü Anlaşmasının Altmışıncı Yılında Aidiyet ve Ötekileştirilme Arasında Almanyalı Türkler (German Turks Between Belonging and Being Marginalized in the Sixtieth Year of the Labor Agreement)

Abstract Migration origin community originating from Turkey, which is trying to have a presence in the transnational arena; experiences various dilemmas that are often discussed around the concepts of integration and identity. The aim of this study is to determine the dilemmas experienced by German Turks of Turkish origin between feeling of belonging and being […]

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Paving the Way for Entrenching the Diaspora’s Voting Rights under the Nigerian Laws: Legal Prospects, Challenges and Potential Solutions

Abstract Diaspora overseas or external voting hinges on citizen’s universal right to vote and has become popular among modern democracies all over the world. Over a hundred nations have so far adopted overseas or with varying scopes and/or restrictions. Currently, Nigerian laws do not provide for the right of Nigerians living overseas to participate in […]

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The Religious Identity Perception of the Egyptian Muslim Diaspora in the West: A Case Study of Postgraduate Students

Abstract Egyptian Muslim postgraduate students carry their identities, memories, and affiliations with them when moving from an Islamic country to a Western country and face many challenges in re-identifying and representing themselves in their new context of living in the diaspora. This research investigates how postgraduate students living in the Egyptian Muslims Diaspora perceive their […]

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The Relationship Between the Police and Third Generation Turkish Immigrants in Germany

Abstract With globalization, countries’ demographic structures have evolved into multicultural societies and this has laid the groundwork for ethnic, religious and cultural conflicts. The conflict process was also the beginning of ongoing integration problems between the majority in a society and minorities with different origins. Third generation Turkish immigrants are nested with a serious identity […]

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The Turkish-German Bridge: A Unique Socio-Spatial Construction in Kreuzberg

Abstract With the migration of Turkish people to Germany came the need to negotiate identity in a different space. Interactions and connections with their origin space and destination space create an opportunity for a new type of hybrid identity and manifestation in the neighborhoods where they live. The Kreuzberg neighborhood in Berlin is a place […]

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