Turkey at the Polls: After the Tsunami

@article{zel2003TurkeyAT,
  title={Turkey at the Polls: After the Tsunami},
  author={Soli {\"O}zel},
  journal={Journal of Democracy},
  year={2003},
  volume={14},
  pages={80 - 94}
}
  • Soli Özel
  • Published 2003
  • Journal of Democracy
  • Abstract:The parliamentary elections of 3 November 2002 in Turkey gave a large majority to the Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party (AKP), a successor to two previously banned Islamist parties (Refah and Fazilet) that now rejects the Islamist label. The Republican People's Party (CHP) took all remaining seats. The AKP, a group of self-avowed “Muslim Democrats,” was led by the charismatic former mayor of Istanbul, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who became prime minister of the Turkish Republic in… CONTINUE READING
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