Europeanization and Tolerance in Turkey: The Myth of Toleration

Europeanization and Tolerance in Turkey: The Myth of Toleration

by A. Kaya
     
 

The book questions the popularity of the notion of tolerance in Turkey, and argues that the regime of tolerance has been strengthened in parallel with the Europeanization process, which has boosted the rhetoric of the Alliance of Civilizations in a way that culturalized what is social and political.  See more details below

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The book questions the popularity of the notion of tolerance in Turkey, and argues that the regime of tolerance has been strengthened in parallel with the Europeanization process, which has boosted the rhetoric of the Alliance of Civilizations in a way that culturalized what is social and political.

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CHOICE REVIEW January 2014

"With this book Ayhan Kaya elevates the discussion around modernization and diversity in Turkey to a new level." - Thomas Faist, Bielefeld University, Germany

"Pathbreaking and original...a text that will be the essential food for thought. Highly recommended!" - Fuat Keyman, Istanbul Policy Centre, Sabanci University, Turkey

"This is an insightful and critical book on recent socio-political developments in Turkey and on Turkey's path towards EU membership." -Anna Triandafyllidou, European University Institute, Italy

"This book will remain an essential source for all those who wish to take a fresh look at the Turkish experiment from the days of the Republic through the transformative rule of the AKP." - Soli Özel, Kadir Has University, Turkey

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230300347
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
04/08/2013
Series:
Identities and Modernities in Europe Series
Edition description:
2013
Pages:
259
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Ayhan Kaya is Professor of Politics and Jean Monnet Chair for European Politics of Interculturalism, Department of International Relations at Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey. His previous book was Islam, Migration and Integration: The Age of Securitization (Palgrave, 2012).

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