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Published in: Contemporary Islam 1/2014

01-01-2014

Review of Ahmet T. Kuru and Alfred Stepan, editors, Democracy, Islam, and Secularism in Turkey

New York: Columbia University Press, 2012, vi+216 pp. ISBN978-0-231-15932-6

Author: Masaki Kakizaki

Published in: Contemporary Islam | Issue 1/2014

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This volume of essays on politics and religion in contemporary Turkey contains eight chapters in addition to the editors’ Introduction, with contributions from some of the major names in Turkish Studies and Comparative Politics. The contributors to this volume come from a variety of disciplines ranging from history, sociology, and political science, but they all attempt to address directly or indirectly “[T]he politics of revising the existing secular, but not sufficiently democratic, constitution” (p. 1) in Turkey. …
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Title
Review of Ahmet T. Kuru and Alfred Stepan, editors, Democracy, Islam, and Secularism in Turkey
New York: Columbia University Press, 2012, vi+216 pp. ISBN978-0-231-15932-6
Author
Masaki Kakizaki
Publication date
01-01-2014
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Published in
Contemporary Islam / Issue 1/2014
Print ISSN: 1872-0218
Electronic ISSN: 1872-0226
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11562-012-0222-y

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