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Regime Change in Contemporary Turkey: Politics, Rights, Mimesis

Necati Polat

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474416962
eISBN:
9781474427098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416962.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book explores the transformation of Turkey’s political regime from 2002 under the AKP rule. Turkey has been through a series of major political shifts historically, roughly from the mid-19th ... More


The New Turkey and Its Discontents

Simon Waldman and Emre Caliskan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190668372
eISBN:
9780190848538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190668372.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The Turkey of today little resembles that of recent decades. Its economy has expanded, new political elites have emerged, and the once powerful Kemalist military is no longer a potent and dominant ... More


Identity Politics Inside Out: National Identity Contestation and Foreign Policy in Turkey

Lisel Hintz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190655976
eISBN:
9780190656003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655976.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Teasing out the complex link between identity politics and foreign policy, this book turns the concept of identity politics as traditionally used in IR scholarship inside out. Rather than treating ... More


A Complicated Affair: Turkey's Kurds and the European Court of Human Rights

Dilek Kurban and Haldun Gülalp

in The European Court of Human Rights: Implementing Strasbourg's Judgments on Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748670574
eISBN:
9780748689101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670574.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In Turkey, hundreds of cases were taken to the ECtHR in the 1990s in response to the violations originating from the actions of security forces, committed in the name of ‘combating terrorism’. This ... More


Identity of the State, National Interest, and Foreign Policy: Diplomatic Actions and Practices of Turkey’s AKP since 2002

Jean-Baptiste Le Moulec and Aude Signoles

in The Foreign Policy of Islamist Political Parties: Ideology in Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474426640
eISBN:
9781474449779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426640.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

On what conceptions of international affairs and world order is based the AKP foreign policy at the head of Turkey? This chapter examines the pillars of the AKP’s foreign action and discourse. It ... More


Conclusion: Balancing the Brotherhood

Lawrence Rubin

in Islam in the Balance: Ideational Threats in Arab Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804790796
eISBN:
9780804792103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790796.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter examines how the Gulf states of Saudi Arabia and UAE pursued ideational balancing strategies in response to the rise of an Islamist regime in Egypt. It also discusses Turkey's ... More


Post-Islamism à la Turca

Ihsan Dagi

in Post-Islamism: The Changing Faces of Political Islam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766062
eISBN:
9780199345137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766062.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter sets out with an assertion that post Islamism is neither an “anti thesis” to Islamism nor “Islamism under disguise”. It rather represents Islamism’s potency to develop a new language ... More


Islam and the Retrenchment of Turkish Conservatism

Cihan Tuğal

in Post-Islamism: The Changing Faces of Political Islam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766062
eISBN:
9780199345137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766062.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Islamist mobilization in Turkey has evolved into an Islamic conservatism that parallels mainstream Western (especially American) conservatism. After the turn of the century, interpretations of Islam ... More


What Changed?

Necati Polat

in Regime Change in Contemporary Turkey: Politics, Rights, Mimesis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474416962
eISBN:
9781474427098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416962.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides an outline of the change that took place in Turkey between 2007 and 2011, signalling a historic shift in the use of power in the country, long controlled by a staunch and ... More


Run-up to Change

Necati Polat

in Regime Change in Contemporary Turkey: Politics, Rights, Mimesis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474416962
eISBN:
9781474427098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416962.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The chapter describes the fascinating realignment in Turkish politics with the rise of the AKP into power from late 2002, distancing itself from the Islamist politics (‘Islamo-nationalism’, Millî ... More


Anything Goes?

Necati Polat

in Regime Change in Contemporary Turkey: Politics, Rights, Mimesis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474416962
eISBN:
9781474427098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416962.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is on a set of dubious government practices following the regime change, as reflected in the OSCE reports on Turkey elections, in securing success at the ballot box, including the way in ... More


Peace at Home

Necati Polat

in Regime Change in Contemporary Turkey: Politics, Rights, Mimesis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474416962
eISBN:
9781474427098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416962.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter reviews the government policies in Turkey in a host of long outstanding issue areas, mostly predating the AKP rule, such as the tension between piety and secularism, especially in ... More


Everyday Atrocities

Necati Polat

in Regime Change in Contemporary Turkey: Politics, Rights, Mimesis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474416962
eISBN:
9781474427098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416962.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The chapter is on some routine issues in Turkey, mostly ignored, if not necessarily exacerbated, by the exceptionally strong AKP administration, with an unusually lengthy mandate. The discussion ... More


The AKP Era: Between the Market and the State

Bilge Yesil

in Media in New Turkey: The Origins of an Authoritarian Neoliberal State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040177
eISBN:
9780252098376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040177.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter begins with an analysis of the shifts in global and local conjunctures that facilitated the Islamist AKP's (Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi or Justice and Development Party) rise to power, ... More


The Remaking of the Media-Military-State Relationships in the Early Twenty-First Century

Bilge Yesil

in Media in New Turkey: The Origins of an Authoritarian Neoliberal State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040177
eISBN:
9780252098376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040177.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the transformation of the Turkish media field as a result of the shifts in media ownership, the cultivation of AKP-friendly media conglomerates, the consequent upsurge in ... More


Gezi Park Protests, Corruption Investigation, and the Control of the Online Public Sphere

Bilge Yesil

in Media in New Turkey: The Origins of an Authoritarian Neoliberal State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040177
eISBN:
9780252098376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040177.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the online sphere. Through the prism of two developments in 2013—the Gezi Park protests and the corruption scandal—it discusses the possibilities and limits of online ... More


Conclusion

Bilge Yesil

in Media in New Turkey: The Origins of an Authoritarian Neoliberal State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040177
eISBN:
9780252098376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040177.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter draws together arguments presented in the previous chapters to offer a critical evaluation of the relationship between media and democracy under the AKP rule. It discusses the rise and ... More


The Rise and Fall of the Military as a Political Force

İlter Turan

in Turkey’s Difficult Journey to Democracy: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199663989
eISBN:
9780191799341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663989.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the changing role of the military in Turkish politics from guardian to accepting civilian supremacy. Street violence and ineffective coalitions brought another military ... More


Islam, Democracy, and Turkey’s Secular State

John L. Esposito, Tamara Sonn, and John O. Voll

in Islam and Democracy after the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780195147988
eISBN:
9780190263799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147988.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the development of Turkey’s secular state and the re-emergence of Islam in Turkish politics. For years, Turkey provided the only modern secular (though not completely ... More


Introduction: Turning Identity Politics Inside Out

Lisel Hintz

in Identity Politics Inside Out: National Identity Contestation and Foreign Policy in Turkey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190655976
eISBN:
9780190656003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655976.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter introduces the book’s aim of turning the concept of identity politics inside out. It presents Turkey as an empirical window onto these dynamics, familiarizing readers with puzzling ... More


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