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Turkish Berlin: Integration Policy and Urban Space

Annika Marlen Hinze

Abstract

This book explores the process in which 2nd generation Turkish immigrant women in Berlin, Germany find a home in their urban immigrant neighborhood. In comparing local policy positions on immigrant integration with the life stories and personal perceptions of integration by the immigrants themselves, it tells two different stories of integration - one prescribed and imagined from above and one lived. In doing so, this book’s focus is on two of Berlin’s Turkish immigrant neighborhoods—Kreuzberg and Neukölln. Similar at first sight, these two neighborhoods prove to be different in the perception ... More

Keywords: urban politics, integration, space, identity, ethnicity, public policy, neighbourhood, Turkish immigrants, German national identity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780816678143
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816678143.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Annika Marlen Hinze, author
Assistant Professor, Political Science, Fordham University

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