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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2008) 19 (1): 33–41.
Published: 01 March 2008
... terrorism problem and the increasing instability of the region as a whole have put pressure on the Turkish government to act decisively. Much of this pressure comes from secularists and the army itself, both of which criticize the ruling AK Party because of its failure to provide security. The decision...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2017) 28 (3): 27–55.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Affairs, Inc. 2017 AKP secularists Kemalism Islam women Contending Images in Turkey’s Headscarf Debate: Framings of Equality, Nationalism, and Religion Aeshna Badruzzaman, Matthew Cohen, and Sidita Kushi For years, Turkey’s secularist identity and its corresponding political coali...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2005) 16 (3): 160–163.
Published: 01 September 2005
... cold to austere poverty. Pamuk presents the city as a microcosm of the greater Turkish society. It is divided among three clashing communities: secularists, Islamists, and Kurdish separatists. Merve Kavakci is lecturer on culture and international affairs at George Washington University’s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2005) 16 (3): 163–166.
Published: 01 September 2005
... among three clashing communities: secularists, Islamists, and Kurdish separatists. Merve Kavakci is lecturer on culture and international affairs at George Washington University’s Elliot School of International Affairs. 164 Mediterranean Quarterly: Summer 2005 Pamuk depicts the tension...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2005) 16 (3): 166–170.
Published: 01 September 2005
... cold to austere poverty. Pamuk presents the city as a microcosm of the greater Turkish society. It is divided among three clashing communities: secularists, Islamists, and Kurdish separatists. Merve Kavakci is lecturer on culture and international affairs at George Washington University’s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2015) 26 (4): 13–36.
Published: 01 December 2015
... secularists and Islamists alike. 51. Slavoj Žižek, Violence: Six Sideways Reflections (London: Profile, 2008), 10. 26  Mediterranean Quarterly: December 2015 mad al-­Maqdisi, while its leader, Sayf Allah bin Hussayn, also known as Abu Iyadh, established the Tunisian Combat Group (TCG) in 2000. Despite...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2012) 23 (1): 67–88.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Political Confidence  73 religious, economic, and political factors should be taken into consideration in our inquiry about origins of political trust. The religious/cultural approach focuses on cultural and normative conflicts between religious-oriented people and Turkey’s secularist doctrines as...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2005) 16 (1): 62–78.
Published: 01 March 2005
... their Islamic identity. The core of the matter was that many of the French-born, French-educated Muslim youths experienced a falling out with the vocal secularists who opposed the Islamic 21. Haut conseil à l’intégration, Liens culturels et intégration: Rapport au Premier ministre, juin 1995...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2008) 19 (3): 123–125.
Published: 01 September 2008
... the modern, secularist principles formulated by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the national hero who established the modern state of Turkey after the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in the early twentieth century. Yet in Turkey, where the distribution of income is already among the most imbalanced within...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2008) 19 (3): 125–128.
Published: 01 September 2008
... world is the growth of secularism, which the patriarch also discusses. Secularism is a bone of contention within the otherwise over- whelmingly Muslim state of Turkey. By law, Patriarch Bartholomew remains subject to a constitution that enshrines the modern, secularist principles formulated by...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2008) 19 (3): 128–131.
Published: 01 September 2008
... patriarch also discusses. Secularism is a bone of contention within the otherwise over- whelmingly Muslim state of Turkey. By law, Patriarch Bartholomew remains subject to a constitution that enshrines the modern, secularist principles formulated by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the national hero who...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2011) 22 (2): 57–75.
Published: 01 June 2011
... making has been its power to sustain a world conceived in bipolar terms — an undifferentiated category of “Islamic reactionaries” versus “secularists” — a marked characteristic of Turkish pol- itics and society today. That the “yes” votes in the September referendum are viewed by Turkey’s secular...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2007) 18 (4): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2007
... secularist media express a strong dramatization of the Western other on religious grounds. In a recent instance, Turhan Selcuk, Turkey’s leading Kemalist cartoonist, drew the EU as a mother pig nursing numerous baby pigs, while the lone Turkish lamb waited aside, desperately hungry and isolated...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2010) 21 (1): 76–100.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., Milliyet, Vatan, Sabah, Taraf, Yeni Safak, Zaman, and others. Hurriyet, Milliyet, and Vatan may be described as secular or Kemalist media.2 Although those newspapers, especially the daily Milliyet, host some liberal columnists, all of them are known as secularist and Kemalist. Taraf and Sabah are...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2017) 28 (3): 5–26.
Published: 01 September 2017
... ‘historic mission’ of the nation, that is, acting as the leader of former Ottoman territories as a ‘central country.’ ”26 Despite the party’s efforts to distinguish itself from Islamist parties, the AKP’s rhetoric gave it away by mentioning Islamic and Ottoman culture rejected by secularist forces...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2007) 18 (2): 107–135.
Published: 01 June 2007
... establish itself as a pivotal actor in one election only to fall below the minimum required vote 1. The terms Left and Right are used in this essay to reflect the conventional classifications of the parties. In Turkish politics, Left often refers to political positions that advocate secularist...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2011) 22 (4): 94–97.
Published: 01 December 2011
... successive military coups during the Cold War era and for the Turkish military’s firm stand on the secularist principle. The military coup of 27 April 1960 and the adoption of the 1961 constitution were aimed at strengthening Kemalist cen- tralization and tightening the Turkish state’s control over...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2011) 22 (4): 98–100.
Published: 01 December 2011
... successive military coups during the Cold War era and for the Turkish military’s firm stand on the secularist principle. The military coup of 27 April 1960 and the adoption of the 1961 constitution were aimed at strengthening Kemalist cen- tralization and tightening the Turkish state’s control over...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2011) 22 (4): 101–104.
Published: 01 December 2011
... remain ingrained in the minds of the Turk- ish establishment for a long time. According to Grigoriadis, the Kemalist model would account for the successive military coups during the Cold War era and for the Turkish military’s firm stand on the secularist principle. The military coup of 27 April...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2012) 23 (4): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2012
... expired in 2004. It was approved by a vote of 99.5 percent.16 This result disappointed many secularists and human rights activ- ists, who were waiting for the strongman to quit so the political system could be opened up and a true democracy could be introduced. In July 2008, new eligibility...