The Turkish Version of Vendetta
Sinan Çaya, Ph.D, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
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- Sinan Çaya
Ph.D, Marmara University
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Received Date: November 28, 2014; Accepted Date: December 16, 2014; Published Date: December 23, 2014
Citation: Çaya S (2014) The Turkish “Version” of Vendetta. Social Crimonol 2:113. doi: 10.4172/2375-4435.1000113
Copyright: © 2014 Çaya S. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Vandettas (feuds), based on collective revenge, are among ancient characteristic traits of primitive or
underdeveloped societies. In rural sections of Turkey the tradition still lingers in some remote places, despite
diminishing tendencies along the course of modernization. Psychological and sociological considerations seem to co-work to perpetuate it.