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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 33–41.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the 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 (2017) 28 (3): 27–55.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., Turkey’s secularist identity and its corresponding political coali- tions maintained a ban on women donning headscarves on government property. But as new political actors entered the debate, the discussion was reframed to focus on different problems and solutions. While the headscarf ban had been...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 160–163.
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 (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 (2005) 16 (3): 166–170.
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 (2015) 26 (4): 13–36.
Published: 01 December 2015
... visage char- acterized the Islamists. See Camau, La notion de démocratie, 379. Today, it is used alternately or simultaneously by secularists and Islamists alike. 51. Slavoj Žižek, Violence: Six Sideways Reflections (London: Profile, 2008), 10. 26  Mediterranean Quarterly: December 2015 mad al...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 67–88.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of 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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 57–75.
Published: 01 June 2011
... 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 camp as a maneuver by an “Islamic” govern- ment...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 62–78.
Published: 01 March 2005
... French Muslims asserting 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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2007
... windows through which to perceive elements of iden- tity. In this regard, European and Turkish depictions of each other as the other of their respective identities can be examined through political cartoons. Turkish cartoons in the secularist media express a strong dramatization of the Western...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (1): 76–100.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., 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 characterized...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 5–26.
Published: 01 September 2017
... from Islamist parties, the AKP’s rhetoric gave it away by mentioning Islamic and Ottoman culture rejected by secularist forces. Secularism in Turkey is not represented by the Western idea of a separa- tion between church and state but by the subjugation of religion under state control...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 123–125.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., Patriarch Bartholomew remains subject to a constitution that enshrines 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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 125–128.
Published: 01 September 2008
... 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 Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the national hero who...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 128–131.
Published: 01 September 2008
... 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 established the modern state of Turkey after the collapse...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 107–135.
Published: 01 June 2007
... and 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 (2011) 22 (4): 98–100.
Published: 01 December 2011
... 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 Turkish society. However, lin- gering political violence...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 101–104.
Published: 01 December 2011
... 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 1960...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 94–97.
Published: 01 December 2011
... 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 Turkish society. However, lin- gering political violence...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2012
... 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 requirements for presidential candidates again limited the number...