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Party Politics in the Western Balkans
Party Politics in the Western Balkans

Party Politics in the Western Balkans is a volume of articles edited by Vera Stojarová and Peter Emerson about the...

Monday, July 6, 2020

Turkey s Radical Right and the Kurdish Issue The MHP
Turkey’s Radical Right and the Kurdish Issue: The MHP’s Reaction to the “Democratic Opening”

Turkey’s current government’s ‘democratic opening’ project has led to a series of political discussions regarding the...

Thursday, April 1, 2010

The Militarization of Secular Opposition in Turkey
The Militarization of Secular Opposition in Turkey

Turkey under the pro-Islamic Justice and Development Party (AKP) government has represented an opportunity to go beyond...

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Türkiye de Siyasal Katılım Tek Partiden AK Parti ye Siyasal
Türkiye’de Siyasal Katılım, Tek Partiden AK Parti’ye Siyasal İslam ve Demokrasi Tartışmaları

There are many institutions playing a role in weaving the ideals of democracy into Turkey’s social fabric. Many political...

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Constitutional Referendum Farewell to the Old Turkey
Constitutional Referendum: Farewell to the ‘Old Turkey’

This commentary studies the results of the constitutional referendum that took place on September 12, 2010. It argues that...

Friday, October 1, 2010

A Quantitative Analysis of Turkey s 2011 Elections
A Quantitative Analysis of Turkey’s 2011 Elections

The changes in Turkey’s political landscape over the past decade have been quite dramatic. In this study, we present a...

Saturday, October 1, 2011

The Trajectory of Left-Liberalism in Turkey and Its Nemesis The
The Trajectory of Left-Liberalism in Turkey and Its Nemesis: The Great Rupture in the Turkish Left

This article investigates the unique trajectory of Turkish (left-) liberalism which emerged first as an intra-left polemic...

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Turkey s Search for a New Constitution
Turkey’s Search for a New Constitution

The article analyzes the historical roots and the current nature of the constitutional crisis in Turkey. The Constitution...

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Turkey s Kurdish Conflict Pathways to Progress
Turkey’s Kurdish Conflict: Pathways to Progress

This paper discusses the Kurdish conflict in Turkey, within the context of conflict resolution and peacebuilding. What...

Monday, October 1, 2012

Türkiye de Militarist Devlet Söylemi Militarist State Discourse in Turkey
Türkiye’de Militarist Devlet Söylemi (Militarist State Discourse in Turkey)

Ali Balcı’s Militarist State Discourse in Turkey is an adaption of the second chapter of his PhD thesis that surveyed the...

Monday, April 1, 2013


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