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  • Turkey by Erik J. Zurcher
    Turkey (English, Paperback) Erik J. Zurcher

    This revised edition builds upon the twin themes of Turkey's continuing incorporation into the capitalist world and the modernization of state and society.

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  • Kemalism by Nathalie Clayer
    Kemalism (English, Hardback) Nathalie Clayer

    The founder of modern Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, came to power in 1923 with a radical and wide-ranging programme of reforms, known collectively as Kemalism. This philosophy ? which included adopting a western alphabet and securing a secular state apparatus - has since the early 1930s, when the Turkish state endeavoured to impose a monolithic definition of the term, been connected to the...

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  • Turkey by Erik J. Zurcher
    Turkey (English, Paperback) Erik J. Zurcher

    Building upon and updating its twin themes, this revised edition of "Turkey: A Modern History" focuses on Turkey's continuing incorporation into the capitalist world and the modernization of state and society.

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  • Confronting Honour Killings in Turkey by Nur Banu Kavakli Birdal
    Confronting Honour Killings in Turkey (English, Hardback) Nur Banu Kavakli Birdal

    What has gone wrong? What is problematic about the relation between written law and reality? In looking at the interplay between state and society through the lens of honour killings, the author offers a sociological insight into modern Turkey which can appeal to those involved in the study of this country and the wider region.

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  • America and the Making of Modern Turkey by Ali Erken
    America and the Making of Modern Turkey (English, Paperback) Ali Erken

    After the fall of the Ottoman Empire, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk's government encouraged substantial American investment in education and aid. It was argued that Turkey needed the technical skills and wealth offered by American education, and so a series of American schools was set up across the country to educate the Turkish youth. Here, Ali Erken, in the first study of its kind, argues that these...

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  • Democratic Transition in Turkey by Hasan Turunc
    Democratic Transition in Turkey (English, Hardback) Hasan Turunc

    West or East? Modern or Traditional? Global or Local? Secular or Islamic? Turkish or Other? This title intends to look at the nuance which lies in between these opposites, analysing the explosion of civil society institutions under the aegis and protection of the EU Copenhagen Political Criteria.

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  • Contested Spaces in Contemporary Turkey by Fatma Muge Goecek
    Contested Spaces in Contemporary Turkey (Paperback) Fatma Muge Goecek

    The most significant political development of the post-Cold War era was, arguably, the diffusion of neoliberalism across the globe. Yet behind the illusion of abundance and development, the 'rule of the market' can be violent and destructive, exploiting the environment, dismissing cultural or historical conservation and ignoring individual rights. This book now examines the emergence and...

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  • The Circassians of Turkey by Caner Yelbasi
    The Circassians of Turkey (Hardback) Caner Yelbasi

    Turkey's Circassians were exiled to the Ottoman Empire in the wake of the Russian conquest of the Caucasus in 1864, resettling most notably in the Danubian provinces, Thessaly, Syria, Central Anatolia and the southern shores of the Sea of Marmara.

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  • Nation-Building in Modern Turkey by Alexandros Lamprou
    Nation-Building in Modern Turkey (English, Paperback) Alexandros Lamprou

    From 1924 to 1946 the Republic of Turkey was in effect ruled as an authoritarian single-party regime. During these years the state embarked upon an extensive reform programme of modernisation and nation-building. Alexandros Lamprou here offers an alternative understanding of social change and state-society relations in Turkey, shifting the focus from the state as the prime instigator of change to...

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  • Faith and Fashion in Turkey by Nazli Alimen
    Faith and Fashion in Turkey (English, Paperback) Nazli Alimen

    Turkey has witnessed remarkable sociocultural change under the regime of Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Justice and Development Party (AKP), particularly regarding its religious communities. As individuals with pious identities have increasingly gained access to state power and accumulated economic influence, so religious appearances and practices have become more visible in Turkey's `secular'...

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  • Activism and Women's NGOs in Turkey by Asuman OEzgur Keysan
    Activism and Women's NGOs in Turkey (English, Hardback) Asuman OEzgur Keysan

    Civil society is often seen as male, structured in a way that excludes women from public and political life. Much feminist scholarship sees civil society and feminism as incompatible a result. But scholars and activists are currently trying to update this view by looking at women's positions in civil society and women's activism. This book contributes to this new research, arguing that civil...

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  • Turkey by Aksel Ersoy
    Turkey (English, Paperback) Aksel Ersoy

    Turkey's economy is a complex mix of modern industry, a traditional agricultural sector, and a rapidly growing private sector. At the same time the country is positioning itself and preparing for entry into the European Union. That Turkey should meet her national economic goals is, therefore, particularly important. A vital factor in achieving these will be the country's regional economies and...

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