Pushing the Limits of Tolerance: Functions of Political Cartoonists in the Democratization Process: The Case of Turkey

@inproceedings{Tun2002PushingTL,
  title={Pushing the Limits of Tolerance: Functions of Political Cartoonists in the Democratization Process: The Case of Turkey},
  author={Asli Tunç},
  year={2002}
}
Throughout the history of democracy, political cartoonists have not hesitated to swing their pens like a battle-ax against injustice, lack of freedom or political corruption. This article calls for more concerted scholarly attention to the role and function of political cartoonists in the democratization process. By focusing on how political cartoonists have tackled controversial issues and criticized the political establishment throughout American and European history, the article explores the… CONTINUE READING