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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 131–151.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Reuben Silverman The confrontation between Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) and media mogul Aydin Dogan illustrates a major shift that has occurred in Turkey since the early 2000s. Dogan Holding is part of a traditional economic elite dominated by a number of large, coastal firms...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 5–26.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Syaza Farhana Mohamad Shukri; Ishtiaq Hossain Turkey's Justice and Development Party (AKP) has been accused of Islamizing society through its family-centered policies that overlap with discourses originating from the Islamic faith. At the same time, the AKP government has maintained that it abides...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (3): 11–32.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Nikos Christofis The essay shows how Turkey's Justice and Development Party (AKP) and, most importantly, the country's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, use the concept of Yeni Turkiye (New Turkey) in attempts to construct a new national state tradition, a counterhegemonic narrative to replace...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 17–35.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Robert Olson This essay argues that from the first of January 2007 to Turkey.s general elections on 22 July the ruling Justice and Development Party.s (AKP) major focus was on the .Iraq project. rather than the established .EU project.. The Iraq project refers to the challenge of Kurdish...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 27–55.
Published: 01 September 2017
... a political issue in Turkey, the rise of the Justice and Devel- opment Party (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi, or AKP) transformed the issue into a heavily contested national battleground. This battle over the headscarf became a central symbol in the fight for Turkey’s national identity between secular...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 6–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
... options. Denktash predictably rejected the plan, citing among other factors the lack of recognition of Turkish-­Cypriot sovereignty. However, in a remarkable reversal of its predecessors’ policies, Turkey’s newly elected Justice and Development Party (AKP) government led by Recep Tayyip Erdogan...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 131–148.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., given that Arab identity and general identification with Islam at a state level are the most common characteristics of the Middle East. However, successive Turkish gov- ernments, and in particular the Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi (AKP, and in English, the Justice and Development Party) since its...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 57–75.
Published: 01 June 2011
... as impressive support for the consolidation of power by the ruling, Islam-­friendly AKP (the Turkish acronym of the Justice and Development Party), a pragmatic offspring of the banned Islamist party.2 1. The result was 58.42 percent “yes,” with a 78 percent turnout. Many Kurds, more than half...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2007
... vis.à.vis Europe, as seen in the massive electoral support given to the Islamist but pro.EU Justice and Development Party (AKP), there is a growing culturally rooted opposition against the idea of Turkish membership in Europe. Why is it that in Europe, which is generally considered behaviorally...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., also held two national elections in 2015. Over the past thirteen years, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) had enjoyed an absolute majority in the Turkish National Assembly and with it the power to form a single-­party government. As a result, one of the key issues in the run up...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (3): 55–77.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Zafer Yilmaz The Gezi uprising can be considered a crucial turning in Turkish politics. As a response to countrywide democratic protests, the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government revived the security state, escalated authoritarian tendencies, and started to organize a nationalist...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (3): 78–97.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Murat Akser The relationship between Turkish media conglomerates and the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government has shown increased conflict since 2009. The AKP, under the leadership of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has displayed increasing fear of and suspicion toward Turkey's liberal media...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 94–116.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., Prime Minis- ter Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) won a landslide victory with 50 percent of the vote. In his victory speech, Erdo- gan announced his regional ambitions: “Believe me, Sarajevo won today as much as Istanbul, Beirut won as much as Izmir, Damascus won as much...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (2): 99–121.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... Newly established associations in the region also hesitated to join the DTP. Moreover, the general election of July 2007 indicated that the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) organization in the area remained generally more influential than the PKK’s legal wing and, after the start of EU...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (4): 52–76.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Ihsan Yilmaz Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) governments have managed to remove Kemalism only to replace it with an Islamist nation-building and social-engineering project that is as, if not more, authoritarian, conservative, and regressive than the Kemalist one. The Turkish education...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 37–48.
Published: 01 December 2015
... for allegedly plotting coups against the government, even when evidence for those allegations is exceedingly weak. As in Hungary, civil organizations and independent press outlets repeatedly find themselves under siege. Even former supporters of Erdogan and his Justice and Development Party (AKP...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 85–104.
Published: 01 June 2014
... engendered by this continual instabil- ity.19 The reluctance of Turkish governments to develop a new foreign pol- icy strategy and shoulder the costs it would entail may be cited as a further reason. In any examination of the dynamics that brought the Justice and Develop- ment Party (AKP) to power...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 19–35.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of relations any further. Turkish- GCC relations reached a peak in the first decade of the 2000s, during the rule of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Turkey. Dur- ing this period, a remarkable convergence occurred between the interests of Turkey and the GCC due to some important regional...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 22–53.
Published: 01 March 2014
... that the Helsinki Strategy would bear any fruit. Toward the end of 2001, it became possible for intercommunal negotiations to resume without Denktash’s preconditions being met, but there were signs of change in Turkey only after the election to government of the Justice and Development (AKP) party...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 27–37.
Published: 01 December 2010
... plans for a northern front in the war against Saddam Hussein. But even if Washington had accepted Ankara’s price, it is not clear that the Turkish government would have gone ahead with the agreement. An Isla- mist civilian government led by the Justice and Development Party (AKP) had taken...