Turkish Democracy Today: Elections, Protest and Stability in an Islamic Society

Turkish Democracy Today: Elections, Protest and Stability in an Islamic Society

by Ersin Kalaycioglu, Ali Carkoglu
     
 

The authors of this volume combine cutting-edge theory with in-depth empirical research to address the key issues in contemporary Turkish politics: the rise of democratic Islamist parties, and the implications of their ascendancy for political stability and democratic governance. They offer important conclusions on voter decision-making in Turkey, and provide

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The authors of this volume combine cutting-edge theory with in-depth empirical research to address the key issues in contemporary Turkish politics: the rise of democratic Islamist parties, and the implications of their ascendancy for political stability and democratic governance. They offer important conclusions on voter decision-making in Turkey, and provide a rigorous theoretical framework for identifying trends and anticipating future developments.

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From the Publisher

""Ali Carkoglue and Ersin Kalaycioglu combine cutting-edge theory with in-depth empirical research to address the key issues in contemporary Turkish politics."" -The Anglo-Turkish Society Newsletter

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845111854
Publisher:
I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date:
02/06/2007
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.54(h) x 1.01(d)

Meet the Author


Ersin Kalaycioglu is a Professor of Political Science and President of Isik University, Istanbul. Ustun Erguder is Director of the Istanbul Policy Center at Sabanci University. Ali Carkoglu is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Sabanci University.

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