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Islamic Political Identity in Turkey
In November of 2002, the Justice and Development Party swept to victory in the Turkish parliamentary elections. Because of the party's Islamic roots, its electoral triumph has sparked a host ofExpand
Political Islam and the welfare (Refah) party in Turkey
The municipal elections of March 27, 1994, the national elections of December 24, 1995, and the local elections of June 2, 1996, in which the Welfare Party (WP) took 33.5 percent of the votes inExpand
Five stages of the construction of Kurdish nationalism in Turkey
  • M. Yavuz
  • Political Science
  • 1 September 2001
The construction and politicization of Kurdish ethno‐nationalism in Turkey evolved in five stages. The state's policies are the determinant factors in the evolution and modulation of the KurdishExpand
Secularism and Muslim Democracy in Turkey
  • M. Yavuz
  • History, Political Science
  • 19 February 2009
Introduction: what is an Islamic and non-Islamic party? 1. The socio-political context 2. Political origins of the AKP 3. Ideology, organization and parliamentary group of the AKP 4. The two queenExpand
Towards an Islamic liberalism?: The Nurcu movement and Fethullah Gülen
Often, analysis of Turkish politics and society concentrates on the polarization between political Islam as represented by the Welfare (Refah) and Virtue (Fazilet) Parties, and the secularistExpand
The Emergence of a New Turkey
Toward an Islamic Enlightenment: The Gülen Movement
Introduction Man Chapter 1. Lives in Context Chapter 2. The Contextual Theology of Gulen: Islamic Enlightenment Movement Chapter 3. The Structure of the Movement: Authority, Networks, and CommunalExpand
Turkish-Israeli Relations Through the Lens of the Turkish Identity Debate
This article explores Israeli-Turkish relations within the context of the deepening polarization between Turkey9s secular elite and the religiously oriented segments of society. Examining the causesExpand