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Reproducing Class : Education, Neoliberalism, and the Rise of the New Middle Class in Istanbul

By: Rutz, Henry.
Contributor(s): Balkan, Erol M.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2013Description: 1 online resource (154 p.).ISBN: 9780857455451.Subject(s): Middle class -- Turkey -- History -- 20th century | Middle class | Proletariat | Social classesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Reproducing Class : Education, Neoliberalism, and the Rise of the New Middle Class in IstanbulDDC classification: 305.5 | 305.550949618 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
REPRODUCING CLASS; CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1. CLASS MATTERS; CHAPTER 2. THE NEOLIBERAL LANDSCAPE; CHAPTER 3. THE MAKING OF AN EDUCATION HIERARCHY; CHAPTER 4. FAMILISM; CHAPTER 5. COMPETITION AND CULTURAL REPRODUCTION; CHAPTER 6. PREPARING TO WIN A PLACE; CHAPTER 7. TESTING THE LIMITS OF THE NEW MIDDLE CLASS; APPENDIX A; APPENDIX B; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Summary: Middle classes are by definition ambiguous, raising all sorts of paradoxical questions, perceived and real, about their power and place relative to those above and below them in a class-structured society. Focusing on families of the new middle class in Istanbul, the authors of this study address questions about the social construction of middle-class reality in the context of the rapid changes that have come about through recent economic growth in global markets and the global diffusion of information technology. After 1980, Turkey saw a structural transformation from state-owned and managed
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REPRODUCING CLASS; CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1. CLASS MATTERS; CHAPTER 2. THE NEOLIBERAL LANDSCAPE; CHAPTER 3. THE MAKING OF AN EDUCATION HIERARCHY; CHAPTER 4. FAMILISM; CHAPTER 5. COMPETITION AND CULTURAL REPRODUCTION; CHAPTER 6. PREPARING TO WIN A PLACE; CHAPTER 7. TESTING THE LIMITS OF THE NEW MIDDLE CLASS; APPENDIX A; APPENDIX B; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX

Middle classes are by definition ambiguous, raising all sorts of paradoxical questions, perceived and real, about their power and place relative to those above and below them in a class-structured society. Focusing on families of the new middle class in Istanbul, the authors of this study address questions about the social construction of middle-class reality in the context of the rapid changes that have come about through recent economic growth in global markets and the global diffusion of information technology. After 1980, Turkey saw a structural transformation from state-owned and managed

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<p> Henry Rutz is Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at Hamilton College. He is editor of The Politics of Time and co-editor of The Social Economy of Consumption . His articles on nation-making, time and culture, consumption and economic change appear in American Ethnologist , Comparative Studies in Society and History , the Encyclopedia of Time , and as chapters in numerous books.</p>

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