International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Summer Spaces as a New Form of Social Relations between the Traditional and the Modern
Dr. Sevim Atila Demir

Summer spaces in Turkey are mostly free from the urban hurly-burly and associated with nature. Moreover, people engage in the small-scale cultivation of various fruits and vegetables in these places. In most cases, summer houses are close to the seaside. In these spaces, social relations are also different than they are in cities. It is observed that neither urban practices nor rural patterns are fully exhibited in such spaces, that is, a new form of social relations is prevalent. The aim of this study is to define this new form of social relations between the traditional and the modern.

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