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Secularism and Muslim democracy in Turkey

M. Hakan Yavuz

Secularism and Muslim democracy in Turkey

by M. Hakan Yavuz

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AK Parti (Turkey),
  • Islam and politics -- Turkey,
  • Islam and state -- Turkey,
  • Secularism -- Turkey -- 21st century,
  • Turkey -- Politics and government -- 1980-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 282-294) and index.

    StatementM. Hakan Yavuz.
    SeriesCambridge Middle East studies -- 28
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDR603 .Y375 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 301 p. :
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23201300M
    ISBN 100521888786, 0521717329
    ISBN 109780521888783, 9780521717328
    LC Control Number2008026923

    This book argues for a rethinking of democratic theory so that it incorporates the variable of religion in the development of liberal democracy. In the process, it proves that an indigenous theory of Muslim secularism is not only possible, but is a necessary requirement for the advancement of liberal democracy in Muslim societies.   Book review: M. Hakan Yavuz () Secularism and Muslim Democracy in Turkey. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. $, xvi + pp. ISBN: Show all authorsAuthor: Ramazan Hakki Oztan.

    Secularism and Muslim Democracy in Turkey M. Hakan Yavuz. In the Islamist Justice and Development Party (AKP) swept to power in Turkey. Since then it has shied away from a hard-line ideological stance in favour of a more conservative and democratic approach. The book, which tackles a number of important issues including political.   BACKGROUND: The speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Ismail Kahraman, a deputy of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), recently sparked another round of controversy about secularism and the place of religion in Turkish Ap Kahraman declared that the new Turkish constitution that is to be drafted should be a .

    Secularism and Muslim Democracy in Turkey M. Hakan Yavuz (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ) Secularism and Muslim Democracy in Turkey explores the question whether political parties with deeply held religious ideologies can integrate themselves into liberal democracy. This is an extension of the query whether the rise of illiberal.   Secularism and Democracy in Turkey May 1, The long struggle between Turkey’s generals the self-appointed custodians of secularism and the growing popularity of parties rooted in Islam has.


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In the Islamist Justice and Developme /5. A deeper and more theoretical approach was offered by the United States-based Turkish academic Ahmet Kuru with his book, Secularism and State Policies toward Religion: The United States, France, and Turkey.

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Secularism and Muslim Democracy in Turkey. Hakan Yavuz; Online ISBN: This book is based on a series of conferences held between and on the politics of revising the secular but not sufficiently democratic Turkish constitution. Among those engaged in the debate are the judiciary, the army, the Islamist Justice and Development Party (AKP), and pro-democracy groups.

Secularism has been a controversial concept in Islamic political thought, owing in part to historical factors and in part to the ambiguity of the concept itself. In the Muslim world, the notion has acquired strong negative connotations due to its association with removal of Islamic influences from the legal and political spheres under foreign colonial domination, as well as attempts to.

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Secularism in Turkey defines the relationship between religion and state in the country of Turkey. Secularism (or laïcité) was first introduced with the amendment of the Constitution ofwhich removed the provision declaring that the "Religion of the State is Islam", and with the later reforms of Turkey's first president Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, which set the administrative and.

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In addition to scholars of Turkey, those interested in democratization, religion and Middle East politics would benefit from these analyses of the Turkish experience with secularism, modernity and democracy. Neither can be dismissed. Turkey is a Muslim country that was modernized by secularism.

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Turkey has become a republic of mutual contempt and distrust.