Diffrent Social Structures in Istanbul Coasts and Relaitions with the Coasts

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MEGARON, vol.13, no.3, pp.442-450, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5505/megaron.2018.23600
  • Journal Name: MEGARON
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.442-450
  • Yıldız Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Istanbul has a privileged place among the settlements established around the world in terms of its geographical features. However, immigration from the rural to the city and the rapid urbanization that has taken place have changed the relationship that Istanbul has established with water. Based on this change, the article examines the social, cultural and economic structure of the residents of Istanbul coastal settlements as of 2011. In this review, household surveys conducted in the Black Sea and Marmara coasts of European and Anatolian enclaves and settlements on two coasts of the Bosphorus are used and the findings are defined as spatial. Household surveys were evaluated in two categories; 1) Socioeconomic structure: identification of the general profile and demographic components of households. 2) Use of coastal areas: determination of the nature of coastal areas, relationships between user and existing functions. As a result of the evaluation, the following questions were tried to be answered;