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Ontological (in)security of 'included' citizens: The case of early Republican Turkey (1923-1946)
(Taylor and Francis Inc., 2014)
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Reflections on the relationship between imaginative literature and religious and national identities
(Taylor and Francis, 2013)
[No abstract available]
Representative decision making: Constituency constraints on collective action
(Springer New York, 2011)
This chapter focuses on the role of group and national identity in various types of collective actions. It features the decision to take action and asks about factors that influence that decision. Thus, our perspective is ...
In Between Democracy and Secularism: The Case of Turkish Civil Society
Since 2011, the Arab uprisings, signaling a new wave of political mobilization, have restored belief in the potential for civil society to make democratic openings. Nevertheless, the academic literature up to the present ...
The Arab Spring: A Game Changer in Turkey-EU Relations?
We argue in this paper that the Arab Spring has opened a window of opportunity not just to create stability and democracy in one of the most unstable regions of the world, but also for revitalizing Turkey-EU relations. In ...
The uses and misuses of dialogue
'Civilisation' as a tool of power has been a constant in world history since the 'discovery' of new worlds by Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch and British adventurers. 'Discovery' conferred ownership and 'civilisation' justified ...
A comparative analysis of clientelism in Greece, Spain, and Turkey: the rural–urban divide
This article examines the evolution of patron–client relationships in Greece, Spain, and Turkey through the prism of the rural–urban divide. It traces which modes of clientelism (rural or urban) are more evident in these ...
Opening a Door for Return to Home: Impact and Effectiveness of Turkish Repentance Laws
(Taylor and Francis Inc., 2016)
This study analyzes the impact of the Turkish Repentance Laws in undermining the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). Did the repentance laws increase the PKK surrender, thereby decreasing the PKK violence? Vector Auto-Regression ...
Arming civilians as a counterterror strategy: The case of the village guard system in Turkey
There are currently more than 60,000 Kurdish village guards in a system that has been fighting against the PKK in Turkey for almost three decades. This article offers the first evaluation of the effectiveness of the village ...
Islamist Political Engagement in the Early Years of Multi-party Politics in Turkey: 1945-60
This study examines what has been overlooked by most studies of Islamist activism in the early years of the multi-party politics (1945-60) in Turkey. By examining the formal and informal political institutions, power ...