Remaking Turkey

Remaking Turkey : Globalization, Alternative Modernities, and Democracies

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In recent years there has been an upsurge of interest in Turkey's ability to create a secular, constitutional democracy within a predominantly Muslim population.Remaking Turkey provides a comprehensive and detailed account of how Turkey has achieved the possiblity of modernity and democracy in a Muslim social setting, as well as the important problems and challenges confronting this achievement.
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  • Hardback | 294 pages
  • 156 x 232 x 30mm | 639.56g
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739118153
  • 9780739118153
  • 1,851,820

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Introduction: Modernity and Democracy in Turkey Part 3 Part I. Ottoman Presence Chapter 4 Chapter 1. OttomanAwqaf, Turkish Modernization, and Citizenship Chapter 5 Chapter 2. Reflections of European Self-Images in Ottoman Mirrors Part 6 Part II. Problematizing Turkish Modernity Chapter 7 Chapter 3.Laiklik and Turkey's "Cultural" Modernity: Releasing Turkey into conceptual space occupied by Europe Chapter 8 Chapter 4. From Culture of Politics to Politics of Culture: Reflections on Turkish modernity Chapter 9 Chapter 5. Public Sphere and the Question of Identity in Turkey Part 10 Part III. The Question of Recognition Chapter 11 Chapter 6. Defensive and Liberal Nationalisms: The Kurdish Question and Modernization/Democratization Chapter 12 Chapter 7. A Legitimate Restriction of Freedom? The Headscarf Issue in Turkey Chapter 13 Chapter 8. Globalization, Modernization and Democratization in Turkey: The Fethullah Gulen Movement Chapter 14 Chapter 9. The Anatomy of Civil Society in Turkey: Towards a Transformation Part 15 Part IV. Amongst Other Nations Chapter 16 Chapter 10. Reconceptualizing Center Politics in Post-1980 Turkey: Transformation or Continuity? Chapter 17 Chapter 11. Turkey, September/11 and Greater Middle East Chapter 18 Chapter 12. Turkey and European Integration: Toward fairness and reciprocity
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E. Fuat Keyman's brilliantly edited and invaluable volume surveys the main issues currently challenging Turkey. This book is indispensable for anyone seeking to grasp this fascinating moment in Turkey's development when the future of the country hangs in the balance and its political life is caught between dangerous tensions and exciting emancipatory opportunities. -- Richard Falk, Albert G. Milbank Professor of International Law Emeritus, Princeton University This book is relevant not only for those interested in the experience of Turkey but also for readers seeking an engagement between rich empirical evidence and political theory. International Journal of Turkish Studies
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About E. Faut Keyman

E. Fuat Keyman is professor of international relations at Koc University, Turkey.
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