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This chapter concerns with an understanding of spatial practices, in particular the practices of settlement and resettlement, as a means for the constitution of social life, focusing on the production of a Turkish national identity and the advancement of the Turkish state-administration. The study of resettlement is biased towards the study of schemes. In Turkish scholarship, resettlement is treated as one of the most important instruments of nation-state building. The empirical data in the study suffers from the limitations here described. The study covers some basic issues. The first is the rationale of resettlement policies of Turkish State institutions in the context of the war during the 1990s, when the predominantly Kurdish east and southeastern (Kurdistan) part of Turkey was the scene of an extended and organized violent conflict between Turkish armed forces and the PKK.

Keywords: Kurdish east; resettlement policies; settlement issues; Turkish national identity; Turkish state-administration

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