A Turkish Social Democrat: İSMAİL CEM

Associate Professor OzanÖrmeci, in this new, revised, and updated version of his book compiled from his PhD thesis in Bilkent University, analyzes the life story, social theories, political career, and foreign policy achievements of Turkey’s former Foreign Minister (1997-2002) Ismail Cem (1940-2007). The book provides a detailed analysis of Turkey’s political developments throughout the republican history as well as the transformation of Turkish left.

 A must-read work to understand contemporary Turkish politics and left-wing politics in Turkey.

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Kitabın Adı:
A Turkish Social Democrat: İsmail Cem
Yazar:

Ozan Örmeci

Dizi Adı:

History: 340

Yayın Yılı:

2020

Sayfa:

380

Ebat:

13.5 x 21 cm.

Kağıt:

Enzo 70 gr

Kapak:

Cevdet Mehmet Kösemen

Cilt/Kapak:

250 gr. Mat, Amerikan Bristol, 4 renk

ISBN/Barkod:

978-605-7884-71-8

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ABBREVIATIONS

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

FOREWORD

CHAPTER I

INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER II

A MAN OF LETTERS AND ROMANCE

Family Background, Childhood and Parents

Robert College Years

The Lausanne University Years

Journalism

The 12 March 1971 General Staff's Memorandum Days

The TRT Years

Back to Journalism

Time for Politics

İsmail Cem and Bülent Ecevit Together

In Office

The New Turkey Party (YTP)

The Last Years

CHAPTER III

CEM AS A PUBLIC INTELLECTUAL

Account of History and Model of Underdevelopment

On Ottoman History

On Single-Party Rule

On the Democrat Party Period and the 27 May 1960 Military Intervention

On the Justice Party Period and the 12 March Regime

The Turkish Left in the 1960s and 1970s

Eastern Socialism and Asiatic Mode of Production Discussions

The 12 September 1980 Military Coup

On Kemalism

On Marxism and Social Democracy

Contributions

CHAPTER IV

CEM AS A POLITICIAN

Understanding of Democracy and the "New Left"

Contemporary Turkey

Contributions

CHAPTER V

VIEWS ON CHALLENGES TO CONTEMPORARY DEMOCRATIC CONSOLIDATION

Civil-Military Relations

The Kurdish Question

Political Islam-Secularism Discussions

CHAPTER VI

CEM'S FOREIGN POLICY (1997-2002)

Turkish-American Relations

Turkish-European Union Relations

Struggle Against Terrorism

Cyprus Dispute and Relations with Greece

Relations with Eurasia

Relations with Middle Eastern Countries

Contributions

CHAPTER VII

CONCLUSION

SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX