Turkey’s deepening authoritarianism and the fall of electoral democracy

@article{Ylmaz2019TurkeysDA,
  title={Turkey’s deepening authoritarianism and the fall of electoral democracy},
  author={Zafer Yılmaz and B. Turner},
  journal={British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies},
  year={2019},
  volume={46},
  pages={691 - 698}
}
Turkey has been experiencing a violent and comprehensive regime transformation following the 15 July 2016 failed coup. Emergency policies, new judicial repression strategies and intensifying crackd... 
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