Gezi Park Resistance Article Series – No. 7

A Government in Search for Legitimacy:
Gezi Park and Manipulation

This essay covers the protests started in Gezi park and widely spread all around Turkey and claims that the reaction of the government towards these protests basically stems from its loss of widespread legitimacy which started a long time before these protests; and the manipulation of religious and national symbols by the government to outrun these protests is not only a tool to oppress the protesters but also a trial of regaining the lost legitimacy.

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  1. Oğuzcan

    Hocam, sizin düşüncelerinize olayları yorumlamanıza hayranım gerçektende derin bir analiz içeren güzel bir makale olmuş tebrikler.

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