© 2005

Turkish Dynamics

Bridge Across Troubled Lands

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Part of the Middle East in Focus book series (MEF)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Ersin Kalaycioğlu
    Pages 1-14
  3. Ersin Kalaycioğlu
    Pages 15-43
  4. Ersin Kalaycioğlu
    Pages 67-90
  5. Ersin Kalaycioğlu
    Pages 91-124
  6. Ersin Kalaycioğlu
    Pages 125-166
  7. Ersin Kalaycioğlu
    Pages 167-188
  8. Ersin Kalaycioğlu
    Pages 189-200
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 201-242

About this book


A leading Turkish political scientist enhances understanding of the interactions of liberal democracy with longstanding cultural cleavages along secular-religious lines, ethnicity, and social class. This chronological narrative focuses on how the process of urbanization and industrialization has led to social mobilization and population movements.


democracy revolution work

About the authors

ERSIN KALAYCIOGLU is Professor of political science at Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Bibliographic information


Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2006

'...a dense and thought-provoing book. Kalaycio?lu is keenly alive to the ambiguities and contradictions of Turkish politics and careful to explain aspects of Turkish culture, social and political, which are not well understood in Western Europe...' - Angela Gillon, Asian Affairs