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- DescriptionFrom the early Attaturk years, Turkish radio broadcasting was seen as a great hope for sealing the national identity of the new Turkish Republic. This work reveals how radio broadcasting actually showed Turkey's uncertainty over its position in relation to Europe.
- Author BiographyMeltem Ahuska is Associate Professor of Sociology at Bodazici University. She is the author of The Magical Door of Radio: Occidentalism and Political Subjectivity (Radyonun Sihirli Kapusu: Garbiyatculuk ve Politik A-znellik) and the co-author of 'The Indivisible Unity of the Nation': Fragmenting Nationalism(s) in the Democratisation Process ('Milletin Bolunmez Butunludu': Demokratikleflme Surecinde Parcalayan Milliyetcilik(ler)). She has contributed to 'Waiting for the Barbarians: A Tribute to Edward Said' with a chapter entitled 'Orientalism/Occidentalism: The Impasse of Modernity'. Her articles, essays and poems have appeared in various publications including Defter, Toplum ve Bilim, New Perspectives on Turkey, and The South Atlantic Quarterly. She has published a book of poems and co-curated exhibitions, the most recent being 'The Person You Have Called Cannot Be Reached at the Moment: Representations of Lifestyles in Turkey, 1980-2005'.
- Author(s)Meltem Ahiska
- PublisherI.B.Tauris & Co Ltd.
- Date of Publication30/06/2010
- GenreCommunication & Media
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content NoteIllustrations
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