Making sense of politics in Turkey requires more than an understanding of one man or one party. Turkey is country where multiple parties, ideologies, and politicians compete for the allegiance of voters. Feminists, Turkish nationalists, religious minorities, Maoists, Kurdish nationalists, the real-estate lobby, Islamists, environmentalists, and secularists are just some of the groups that vie for influence—and even these groups are fractured. By looking closely at recent political conflicts and illustrating their connections to a longer history of social struggles, this book presents an account that remains readable without sacrificing the level of detail that is essential for fully appreciating those conflicts. Politics in Turkey looks at each of the major political parties in Turkey and tells the stories of the personalities and conflicts that shaped them. Rather than focusing solely on party leaders, the book considers the lives of supporting figures, power brokers, and politicians who bridge divides within their parties.


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Kitabın Adı:

Politics in Turkey: Parties, Politicians and the Struggle for Power

Yazan:
Reuben Silverman
Dizi Adı:

History: 253

Baskı Adedi:

100

Yayın Yılı:

2018

Sayfa:

305

Ebat:

13,5 x 21 cm.

Kağıt:

Enzo 70 gr.

Kapak:

Çağlar Yalçın

Cilt/Kapak:

250 gr. Mat, Amerikan Bristol, 4 renk

ISBN/Barkod:

 978-605-2380-68-0

Fiyat:

125,00 TL

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ABBREVIATIONS

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER 1

THE JUSTICE AND DEVELOPMENT PARTY (I): GÜLENISTS VS ERDOĞANISTS FOR CONTROL OF THE STATE

The "December 17th Incidents"

The Government Strikes Back

The Battle for the Courts

The Battle for the Borders

The Battle for the Airwaves

Newpapers

Television

Regulation

The War of Leaks

Victory on All Fronts

CHAPTER 2

THE REPUBLICAN PEOPLE’S PARTY:MUSTAFA SARIGÜL, URBAN POLITICS, AND THE CENTER-LEFT

 

Two Generations of a CHP Family: Politics Under İsmet İnönü

Year of Possibility: The CHP Under Bülent Ecevit

The World Beyond Politics: The Center-Left in the Wilderness

Punching Up: The Center-Left Returns to Parliament

Plan B: Taking a Break From Politics

The Center-Left in Power: Sarıgül as Mayor of Şişli

Fighting for Position: Leadership Struggles on the Center Left

Refocusing on Istanbul: Mayoral Politics

The Campaign of 2014

Conclusion

CHAPTER 3

 

THE NATIONALIST ACTION PARTY: DEVLET BAHÇELI AND THE IDEALISTS

 

Devlet Bahçeli in Aksaray

Tuğrul Türkeş and the Cult of the "Leader"

Atila Kaya, Celal Adan, and the Idealists

Ruhsar Demirel and Moderation

Conclusion

CHAPTER 4

THE JUSTICE AND DEVELOPMENT PARTY (II): BINALI YILDIRIM AND MAKING POLICY CONCRETE

 

Bureaucrats and Theocrats: Yıldırım Enters Politics

Making Policy Concrete: Yıldırım as Minister of Transportation

Un-Friending Social Media: Yıldırım vs. YouTube

Pool Party: Business, Media and, Yıldırım

Interlude: Media Matters

Shadow Prime Minister: The Davutoğlu Administration

Exit Davutoğlu

Conclusion

CHAPTER 5

THE PEOPLES’ DEMOCRATIC PARTY: FILIZ KERESTECIOĞLU AND THE STRUGGLE FOR RIGHTS

In Parliament: The Workers' Party of Turkey (1961-1971)

On the Streets: Workers, Students, and Lawyers (1971-1980)

The Coup Years (1980-83)

On the Streets: The Feminist Movement (1983-2002)

The Women’s Movement Before the 1980s

Consciousness Raising in the Early 1980s

The Activist Phase

Institution Building in the 1990s

Legal Victories and the Limits of the Law

In the Courtrooms: The Modern Lawyers Group (2002-2012)

Back in Parliament: The Peoples' Democratic Party (2012-2016)

The People’s Democratic Party and Its Origins

Joining the Party

No Room For Moderates: The HDP Between the PKK and the State

Liberals in an Illiberal State

Conclusion

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX