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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 ...
Civilizing process from above: culture and state in Turkey, 1923-1945
(Bilkent University, 2000)
This dissertation deals with the formation of the official notion of culture during the early Republican era (1923-1945) from a historico-political perspective. This formation reflected the civilizing process from above, ...
Three faces of the legitimacy crisis of liberal democracy : identity, rationality and universality
(Bilkent University, 2001)
The thesis investigates the question of legitimacy crisis of liberal democracy as manifested by the processes, debates, concepts, popular demands and emerging new identities and forms of politics along the globalization ...
The King's European Morocco : a postcolonial approach to Morocco's quest to become a European Community member
(Bilkent University, 2015)
This study aims to analyze the membership application of the Kingdom of Morocco to the European Community in 1987 through postcolonial nationalism, which refers to the fact that the impacts of colonizer states continue ...
The transformation of western European social democracy and its reflections on Turkish center-left
(Bilkent University, 1999)
This master’s thesis is a general overview of the practical and ideological implications of the post-1980 transformation of Western European social democratic parties with specific reference to Britain, Germany and Sweden ...
Whither Europeanization? Transformation of minority rights protection in Greece and Turkey
(Bilkent University, 2010)
The quest for new muslim politics: Turkey since the 1990s
(Bilkent University, 2016-11)
This dissertation studies how modern Muslim individuals have changed the trajectory of political Islam in Turkey since the 1990s. This multi-case study, through a sample of students, entrepreneurs, and women, aims at ...
Electoral volatility in Turkey
(Bilkent University, 2004)
The relationship between the church and the state: the case of Argentina
(Bilkent University, 1996)
The main objective of this study is to explain the interaction between the Roman Catholic Church and the State in the case of the Republic of Argentina. It explores the pervasive influence of the Church at the historical, ...
Why does Turkey join or avoid joining U.S.-led military coalitions?
(Bilkent University, 2016-09)
The US frequently forms coalitions to go to war with other countries and Turkey is one of its many allies asked to contribute to these military coalitions. This thesis aims to reveal why Turkey joins some US-led military ...