The Constitutional System of Turkey

1876 to the Present

  • Authors
  • Ergun Özbudun

Part of the Middle East Today book series (MIET)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-v
  2. Ergun Özbudun
    Pages 1-17
  3. Ergun Özbudun
    Pages 39-57
  4. Ergun Özbudun
    Pages 59-72
  5. Ergun Özbudun
    Pages 73-96
  6. Ergun Özbudun
    Pages 97-110
  7. Ergun Özbudun
    Pages 111-127
  8. Ergun Özbudun
    Pages 129-137
  9. Ergun Özbudun
    Pages 151-157
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 159-185

About this book


Starting with the historical development of constitutional government in Turkey, the author analyzes the basic characteristics of the present Turkish Constitution (that of 1982), the fundamental structure of the state (the legislature, executive, and the judiciary), the special role of the Constitutional Court, and the recent efforts at democratizing constitutional reforms.


constitution executive fundamental rights government parliament reforms

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