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    • The changing nature of Islamism in Turkey : a comparison of Erbakan and Erdoğan 

      İmişiker, Zeyneb Çağlıyan (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 ...
    • The evolution of Islamic politics in Turkey along the NSP-PP line : change or continuity 

      Yıldız, Ahmet (Bilkent University, 1991)
      The purpose of the present study is to describe changes and continuities in the National Salvation Party (Milli Selamet Partisi, NSP)-Prosperity Party (Refah Partisi, PP) line in the period through 1970 to 1990 at the ...
    • Fethullah Gülen's views on Islam and democracy 

      Koyuncu, Berrin (Bilkent University, 1997)
      This thesis analyzes the compatibility of Islam and democracy in Turkey in the fight of Fethullah GOien's views. In Turkey, the most signifıcant obstacfe in front of consolidation of democracy seems to be the irreconciliable ...
    • Nationalism in post-1980 Turkey : with special reference to True Path Party 

      Keskiner, Korkut (Bilkent University, 1992)
      Turkish political system, experiencing a process of change after World War I, has been deeply influenced by the metamorphosis of the political elite and of the all other political actors. The fact that the metamorphosis is ...
    • The new right and Özalism: a comparative perspective 

      Topal, Aylin (Bilkent University, 2000)
      This thesis serves for the aim of investigating the politics of the 1980s in Turkey by focusing on the policies and the ideology of the ANAP. This study aimed to examine the Turkish politics in the 1980s under the light ...
    • Özal's politics with special reference to religion 

      Çemrek, Murat (Bilkent University, 1997)
      Present thesis aims to analyze ÖzaTs politics while taking his special reference to religion into consideration. About Özal's politics, domestic and international politics, the Southeast problem, economy and religion ...
    • Party discipline problem in the Social Democratic Populist Party 

      Cancı, Haldun (Bilkent University, 1992)
      The performance of a political party mainly depends on its party organization, ideology and electoral support. In this connection, party discipline can be counted as an independent variable of party performance. However, ...
    • The privatization experience in Turkey during the 1980s 

      Akıncı, Aylin Özman (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, ...
    • Recent cleavages in the religious right in Turkey 

      Başkan, Filiz (Bilkent University, 1993)
      In this study,recent cleavages within the Prosperity Party is described. For this purpose, first the ideologies of the National Order Party and the National Salvation Party are taken up. For the PP is the continuation ...
    • Transition from single-party to multi-party politics in Turkey (1945-1950) 

      Bayramgil-Tan, Deniz (Bilkent University, 1990)
      This study aims at analyzing the transition to multiparty politics which has been realized under very difficult conditions. This transition from single-party to a multi-party political system can also be defined as a ...
    • Turkey and the European Union : other complementary options? 

      Weidemann, Vera (Bilkent University, 2001-09)
      Is Turkey’s perception of membership in the European Union (EU) as an ‘ultimate goal’ justified? Are there complementary options supporting Turkey’s membership in the Union? These questions are the focus of the present ...
    • Turkish conservatism from a comparative perspective 

      Kolat, Gül (Bilkent University, 2002)
      This thesis serves for the aim of understanding the Turkish conservatism by making comparative analysis and by focusing on the emergence of conservative attitudes. This study aimed to examine the role of conservatism in ...