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Military service-migration nexus in Turkey
Military service-migration nexus in Turkey

Author(s): Ulaş Sunata
Subject(s): Geography, Regional studies, Military history, Recent History (1900 till today), Military policy, Migration Studies
Published by: Transnational Press London
Keywords: Turkey; military service; migration; 20th century; 21st century;
Summary/Abstract: The engagement between military and migration calls to mind either migration of soldiers or migrations at the time of war or military coup. Military migrants and their families (Ware, 2012; Cooke & Speirs, 2005), as well as comparisons of veterans and non-veterans (London & Wilmoth, 2006: 135) have received attention since World War II in the literature, particularly from life course approaches (Wilmoth & London, 2013). Special interest has gone to experiences of American soldiers and their psychological and health problems. But this chapter is not related, in this sense, to military migration.

  • Page Range: 147-157
  • Page Count: 11
  • Publication Year: 2016
  • Language: English