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Parliamentary government with a strong president: the post-1989 Turkish experience
(The Academy of Political Science, 1996)
Islam and democracy in Turkey: Toward a reconciliation?
(Middle East Institute, 1997)
Turkey's democracy has been consolidated by the inclusion of the religiously-oriented into mainstream politics. This was facilitated by the increasing secularization of the Turks that made support for a radical religious ...
The European Union, the Turkish military and democracy
The military in Turkey has been both the subject and the object of modernization as Westernization. In the process it came to occupy a prominent place in the Turkish polity, acting as the guardian of the premises upon which ...
The military and the consolidation of democracy: the recent Turkish experience
(Sage Publications, Inc., 2000)
Turkey's recent success in dealing with the threat of political Islam without the military taking power into its own hands cannot be explained by either of the two contending theories about the military's role in the ...
Turkey: yesterday, today and tomorrow
(Taylor & Francis Group Ltd., 2001)
Until recently, although they did not subscribe to political Islam, religiously-oriented political parties in Turkey were closed down because their leaders could not prevent some militant members from making statements ...
Is legal-rational bureaucracy a prerequisite for a rational-productive bureaucracy? The case of Turkey
(Sage Publications, 1998)
The particular pattern the bureaucratic development in Turkey has evinced suggests that legal rationality is a prerequisite for the successful institutionalization of rational productivity. Whereas there is a zero-sum type ...
Does secularism face a serious threat in Turkey?
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)
A "democratic-conservative" government by pious people: the Justice and Development Party in Turkey
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2007)
Civil-military relations in Israel and Turkey
This manuscript investigates to what extent civil-military relations in Israel and Turkey, two countries in the Middle East which have democratic systems of governments, evinces characteristics that one comes across in ...
Revisiting civil society in Turkey
In studies on civil society, there is a tendency to perceive it as an instrument for the transition from an authoritarian system of government to a democratic one. It is not taken as a societal entity in an already ...