Europeanization And Tolerance In Turkey: The Myth Of Toleration by A. KayaEuropeanization And Tolerance In Turkey: The Myth Of Toleration by A. Kaya

Europeanization And Tolerance In Turkey: The Myth Of Toleration

byA. Kaya

Hardcover | April 8, 2013

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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.
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 wasIslam, Migration and Integration: The Age of Securitization(Palgrave, 2012).
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Title:Europeanization And Tolerance In Turkey: The Myth Of TolerationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:259 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.69 inPublished:April 8, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230300340

ISBN - 13:9780230300347

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Table of Contents

1. Multiple Modernities and Turkish Modernity: A Continuous Journey of Europeanization 2. Tolerance and Cultural Diversity Discourses in Turkey 3. Kurdish Question: A Hundred Years of Solitude 4. AKP's Alevi Initiative: Limits of Tolerance 5. Headscarf Issue 6. Nation, Europe and Modernity: Social Critic of the 'Holy Trinity' (Sunni-Muslim Turk)

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"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