Secularism and Muslim Democracy in Turkey

Secularism and Muslim Democracy in Turkey
Author : M. Hakan Yavuz
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Total Pages : 301
Release : 2009-02-19
ISBN 10 : 9780521888783
ISBN 13 : 0521888786
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Secularism and Muslim Democracy in Turkey Book Description:

The Islamist Justice and Development Party swept to power in Turkey in 2002. Since then it has shied away from a hard-line ideological stance in favour of a more conservative and democratic approach. This book asks whether it is possible for a political party with deeply religious ideology to liberalise and entertain democracy?


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