Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
A Nation of EmpireThe Ottoman Legacy of Turkish Modernity$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Michael Meeker

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780520225268

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520225268.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.california.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of California Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CALSO for personal use.date: 19 September 2021

Civil Society

Civil Society

Coffeehouses and Cooperatives

(p.342) 11 Civil Society
A Nation of Empire

Michael E. Meeker

University of California Press

This chapter examines cooperatives and coffeehouses during the 1960s as a case study of the flexible relationship between official institutions and social relations, first viewing coffeehouses as forums of public life, but stating that they were once the instruments of the regional social oligarchy of the post-classical period. Next, it discusses the hierarchy of gender and of age, as seen in coffeehouses, and compares the coffeehouses of the New Republic with those of the Old Republic. The second part of the chapter focuses on the cooperatives, specifically the Tea Producers' Assistance Cooperative.

Keywords:   cooperatives, coffeehouses, official institutions, social relations, public life, regional social oligarchy, hierarchy, Tea Producers' Assistance

California Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.