Amsterdam University Press
From Symbolic Exile to Physical Exile
Title
From Symbolic Exile to Physical Exile
Subtitle
Turkey’s Imam Hatip Schools, the Emergence of a Conservative Counter-Elite, and its Knowledge Migration to Europe
Price
€ 32,95
ISBN
9789089645081
Format
Paperback
Number of pages
148
Publication date
Dimensions
15.6 x 23.4 cm

Ismail Caglar

From Symbolic Exile to Physical Exile

Turkey’s Imam Hatip Schools, the Emergence of a Conservative Counter-Elite, and its Knowledge Migration to Europe

he book is about Turkish Imam-Hatip High School graduates enrolled in European universities. There is not any other publication about this student group Gives an extensive history background of Turkish modernization and religiously conservatives. In this historical background the book tries to follow a social history methods that focuses on local peoples’ responses to Turkish modernization Analyses Imam-Hatip Schools as a channel of upward social mobilization of Turkish religiously conservatives and as a result attempts to tell the story of conservative modernization that is parallel to secular Turkish modernization.
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Author

Ismail Caglar

Ismail Çaglar is lecturer at the Sociology Department of Fatih University in Istanbul.