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

Hardcover | February 25, 2010

EditorC. Kerslake, K. Öktem, P. Robins

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Turkeys 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.

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Turkeys 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.

KEREM KTEM is a research fellow at the European Studies Centre of St Antonys College, University of Oxford, UK. CELIA KERSLAKE is Lecturer in Turkish in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at the University of Oxford, UK. PHILIP ROBINS is Lecturer in Politics and a Fellow of St Antony's College, University of Oxford, UK.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:540 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.05 inPublished:February 25, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230233147

ISBN - 13:9780230233140

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Table of Contents

Synopsis: Tensions of Modernity: Looking Back to a Century of Nationalism--K.ktem
Introduction: Atatrk and Kemalism throughout the Twentieth Century--A.Mango
PART I: THE STATE, ITS POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
The Ottoman Educational Legacy--B.Fortna
Gen Kalemler and Turkish Nationalism--M.Belge
Nation-Building and Feminism in Early Republican Turkey--Y.Arat
Islam in the Service of the National and Pre-National State: The Instrumentalisation of Religion for Policy Goals by Turkish Regimes between 1880 and 1980; E-J.Zrcher
Transformation of Sufi-Based Communities in Modern Turkey: The Naksibendis, the Nurcus, and the Glen Community--E.zdalga
Military and Politics in Turkey--F.Ahmad
The Turkish Grand National Assembly: New Challenges and Old Problems--E.Kalaycioglu
University Governance in Turkey--I.Turan
Opportunities, Freedoms and Restrictions: Women and Employment in Turkey--Z.Kabasakal-Arat
Poverty, Social Policy and Modernity in Turkey--S.Ayata
Forgotten Campaigns: A History of Disease in Turkey--A.Halis Akder
Turkey and the Great Powers--H.Barkey
The Evolution of Turkish National Security Strategy--I.Lesser
Turkeys Engagement with Europe: A History of Mutual Engagement--N.Yurdusev
PART II: SOCIETY AND CULTURE IN FLUX
Westernisation against the West: Cultural Politics in the Early Turkish Republic--O.Koak
The Turkish Novel: From Model of Modernity to Puzzle of Post-Modernity--N.Esen
The Turkish Music Reform: From Late Ottoman Times to the Early Republic--E.Araci
Fashioning the Turkish Body Politic--A.Yumul
Two Faces of the Press in Turkey: The Role of the Media in Turkeys Modernisation and Democracy--S.Alpay
Tensions between Rapid Commercialisation and Continued Ideological Control in the Turkish Media: The 1990s in Retrospect--A.nc
From Cubic Houses to Suburban Villas: Residential Architecture and the Elites in Turkey--S.Bozdogan
Tin Town to Fanatics: Turkeys Rural to Urban Migration from 1923 to the Present--J.White
Oral History and Memory Studies in Turkey; L.Neyzi