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Presidents, the state and "democracy" in Turkey the ideas and praxis of Süleyman Demirel
(Bilkent University, 2010)
This study aims to analyze the “statist” role that a president in the Turkish parliamentary system may play in maintaining a viable democracy, drawing on Giovanni Sartori’s bidimensional democracy theory and Alan ...
The changing nature of Islamism in Turkey : a comparison of Erbakan and Erdoğan
(Bilkent University, 2002)
The present study discusses the impact of the general change with the rise of new tendencies in Turkish politics on Islamist groups. The main purpose in writing this thesis is that of investigating the differences and ...
Reflections upon contemporary Turkish democracy : a Rawlsian perspective
(Bilkent University, 2009)
In this dissertation, John Rawls’ ‘justice as fairness’ is applied to contemporary Turkey and used as a framework to reflect upon democratization process in Turkey. In order to substantiate how Rawls’ political liberalism ...