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The Closure of the political as a problem of democracy : a critique on democratic thought in Turkey
(Bilkent University, 2009)
This thesis examines the analysis of Turkish politics in the works of three key social scientists in Turkey: Niyazi Berkes, #erif Mardin and Metin Heper. Berkes’s account on the development of secularism in Turkey, ...
The privatization experience in Turkey during the 1980s
(Bilkent University, 1990)
Privatization, aimed at decreasing the role of the state in the economy and politics, has been a fashionable policy tool during the 1980s both in many countries and Turkey. As far as the Turkish case is concerned, ...
Spiritism in secular Turkey, 1936-1969: the Ruhselman circle between religion and modern science
(Bilkent University, 2020-01)
Spiritism, established by Allan Kardec claims to study an immaterial world through scientific methods, proposes a doctrine of reincarnation and derives knowledge from communication with spirits. In contrast to its depiction ...