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Conclusion: On the Literary Common

Nergis Ertürk

in Grammatology and Literary Modernity in Turkey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199746682
eISBN:
9780199918775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746682.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The conclusion suggests that if the history of Turkish phonocentrism is in some sense a “mad” attempt to control communicability, Tanpınar’s, Safa’s, and Nâzım’s work recasts that history for the ... More


The Formation of Turkish Republicanism

Banu Turnaoğlu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172743
eISBN:
9781400885220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172743.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Turkish republicanism is commonly thought to have originated with Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and the founding of modern Turkey in 1923, and is understood exclusively in terms of Kemalist ideals, ... 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


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


Context

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/9781474416962.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The overall domestic context following the full defeat of the old regime in Turkey, and the main contours of the Islamist (‘Islamo-nationalist’, Millî Görüş) populism now in full swing, are described ... More


The Conspiratorial Style in Turkish Politics: Discussing the Deep State in the Parliament

Türkay Salim Nefes

in Conspiracy Theories and the People Who Believe Them

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190844073
eISBN:
9780190909611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844073.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The “deep state” conspiracy theory is evergreen in Turkish politics. Why is it so popular, and why do political elites continually turn to different forms of this conspiracy theory? This chapter ... 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


Media Engineering

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/9781474416962.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The state of Turkey’s national media under the new regime, curbed in independence far in excess of typical media capture, having allegedly been ‘re-engineered’, with whole media outlets taken over by ... More


Trials

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/9781474416962.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is on the extensive legal probes and subsequent trials from 2007 in response to alleged attempts towards a military takeover in Turkey, coupled with claims of a ‘deep state’ in the midst ... More


Gezi Protests

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/9781474416962.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is on the historic Gezi Park protests of 2013, which promised a novel democratic fusion of otherwise disparate political forces—comparable perhaps to the broad democratic alliance led by ... More


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