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Turkey's Engagement with Modernity Conflict and Change in the Twentieth Century by Celia J. Kerslake
  

Turkey's Engagement with Modernity Conflict and Change in the Twentieth Century

Part of the St Antony's Series Series

Synopsis

Turkey's Engagement with Modernity Conflict and Change in the Twentieth Century by Celia J. Kerslake

Turkey's Enagement with Modernity explores how the country has been shaped in the image of the Kemalist project of nationalist modernity and how it has transformed, if erratically, into a democratic society where tensions between religion, state and society continue unabated.

Reviews

'...does exactly what it promises...[it] will undoubtedly become a textbook that will be addressed in many political science courses in Turkey, and around the globe... It must be stated that the volume is a valuable and inspiring contribution to the existing academic literature on Turkey and will surely find its place in the syllabi of aspiring scholars of Turkey.' - Turkish Policy Quarterly'


About the Author

FEROZ AHMAD Professor and Head of the Department of History, Yeditepe University, Turkey HALIS AKDER Professor in the Department of Economics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey ?AHIN ALPAY Professor of Politics, Bahce?ehir University, Turkey EMRE ARACI is a freelance composer, conductor and musicologist based in the UK YE?IM ARAT Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Bo?azici University, Turkey SENCER AYATA Professor of Sociology and Director of the Graduate School of Social Sciences, Middle East Technical University, Turkey HENRI J. BARKLEY Cohen Professor of International Relations at Lehigh University, USA MURAT BELGE Professor of Comparative Literature, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey SIBEL BOZDO?AN Lecturer in Architecture, Harvard University's Graduate School of Design, USA NUEKET ESEN Head of Department and Professor of Turkish Language and Literature at Bo?azici University, Turkey BENJAMIN C. FORTNA Head of the Department of History and Senior Lecturer in the Modern History of the Near and Middle East at the School of Oriental& African Studies (SOAS), UK ZEHRA F. KABASAKAL ARAT Juanita and Jospeh Leff Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Women's Studies at Purchase College of the State University of New York (SUNY), USA ERSIN KALAYCIO?LU Professor of Political Science at Istanbul Sabanc? University, USA IAN LESSER Senior Transatlantic Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States ANDREW MANGO is a leading expert on Turkey. LEYLA NEYZI Associate Professor in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabanc? University, Turkey AY?E OENCUE Professor, Sabanc? University's Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Turkey ELISABETH OEZDALGA Professor of Sociology, Middle East Technical University, Turkey JENNY WHITE Associate Professor of Anthropology, Boston University, USA NURI YURDUSEV Professor of International Relations, Middle East Technical University, Turkey ERIK-JAN ZUERCHER Director of the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Publication date

25th February 2010

Author

Celia J. Kerslake

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Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan

Format

Hardback
473 pages

Categories

Political ideologies

ISBN

9780230233140

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