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Author Kurt, Mehmet, 1982- author.

Title Kurdish Hizbullah in Turkey : Islamism, violence and the state / Mehmet Kurt.

Publication Info. London : Pluto Press, 2017.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe JSTOR Open Ebooks  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (x, 188 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series State crime
State crime (Pluto Press)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Historical Overview of Hizbullah -- Theory, data, and methodology -- The historical and sociological conditions of Hizbullah's emergence -- Imagining the ummah from the provinces: the establishment of Hizbullah -- Ten years of violence -- Hizbullah's 'transformation' from armed organisation to social movement -- 2 The 'Grounded' Dimensions of Hizbullah as Islamist Organisation and Social Movement -- Hizbullah, the individual, and daily life -- Social segregation, minimal homogeneities, and the language of violence -- Group belonging, religious ideology, and ethnic identity: different forms of identity within Hizbullah -- Theoretical abstractions and conclusions -- 3 The Construction of Social Memory in the Stories and Novels of Hizbullah -- Social memory, history, and discourse -- Uncle Bekir, Xalet, and others: the culture of devotion and the fedais of Islam -- 'Şehadet (martyrdom) is a call to the generations, to the ages': the cult of martyrdom in the discourse of Hizbullah -- Mürtet, tağut, and the Jew: the representation of Hizbullah's 'others' in stories and novels -- Hizbullah self-perception and self-representation in stories and novels -- Medrese-i Yusufiye: the representation of prison and prison identity.
Summary An academic insider's account of the Islamist social movement Kurdish Hizbullah.
Language In English.
Note This work is licensed by Knowledge Unlatched under a Creative Commons license
Subject Hizballah (Lebanon)
Hizballah (Lebanon) (OCoLC)fst00648264
Islam and politics -- Turkey.
Kurds -- Turkey.
Turkey -- Ethnic relations.
Society and social sciences Society and social sciences.
Society and culture: general.
Social groups.
Religious groups: social and cultural aspects.
Islamic studies.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- Political Advocacy.
Ethnic relations. (OCoLC)fst00916005
Islam and politics. (OCoLC)fst00979879
Kurds. (OCoLC)fst00989403
Turkey. (OCoLC)fst01208963
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: 0745399347 9780745399348 (OCoLC)951032257
ISBN 9781786800374 (electronic bk.)
1786800373 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000059783583
CHNEW 000950792
CHVBK 483516856
GBVCP 1008668184
GBVCP 896606341

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