By Yael Navaro

The Make-Believe Space is a ebook of ethnographic and theoretical meditation at the phantasmatic entanglement of materialities within the aftermath of conflict, displacement, and expropriation. "Northern Cyprus," carved out as a separate area and outlined as a special (de facto) polity on the grounds that its invasion by means of Turkey in 1974, is the topic of this ethnography approximately postwar politics and social relatives. Turkish-Cypriots' sociality in a reforged geography, rid of its former Greek-Cypriot population after the partition of Cyprus, varieties the center piece of Yael Navaro-Yashin's conceptual exploration of subjectivity within the context of "ruination" and "abjection." The unrecognized nation in Northern Cyprus unfolds throughout the analytical units that she develops as she explores this polity's management and raison d'être through have an effect on conception. not easy the bounds among competing theoretical orientations, Navaro-Yashin crafts a strategy for the learn of subjectivity and impact, and materiality and the phantasmatic, in tandem. within the strategy, she creates a refined and nuanced ethnography of lifestyles within the long term aftermath of war.

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