Corruption and State under the AKP Rule in Turkey: Retreat from the Modern Bourgeois State?

Corruption and State under the AKP Rule in Turkey: Retreat from the Modern Bourgeois State?

Corruption and State under the AKP Rule in Turkey: Retreat from the Modern Bourgeois State?[1] Abstract Neoliberal transformations since the early 1980s have brought about...

Should Human Rights be included in the New Climate Agreement?

Should Human Rights be included in the New Climate Agreement?

Should Human Rights be included in the New Climate Agreement? Abstract A human rights based approach to climate change is one of the tools increasingly...

Lost and Regained AKP Votes and the Ways for Plebiscite Constructed through the State of Emergency

Lost and Regained AKP Votes and the Ways for Plebiscite Constructed through the State of Emergency

Lost and Regained AKP Votes and the Ways for Plebiscite Constructed through the State of Emergency  Summary In this article, we analyzed which parties gained...

The Issue of Religious Freedom in Turkey’s EU Accession

The Issue of Religious Freedom in Turkey’s EU Accession

The Issue of Religious Freedom in Turkey’s EU Accession Abstract Turkey has many different non-Muslim and non-Sunni minorities (e.g. Alevis). However, the Turkish governments (such...

AKP’s Machiavellian Victory: How It Happened and What It Means for Turkey

AKP’s Machiavellian Victory: How It Happened and What It Means for Turkey

AKP’s Machiavellian Victory: How It Happened and What It Means for Turkey Abstract After five months in uncharted waters, Turkey’s future suddenly looks more predictable...

Presidentialism Debates in Turkey

Presidentialism Debates in Turkey

Presidentialism Debates in Turkey* Abstract With the adoption of the principle of popular presidential election in Turkey following the 2007 referendum, discussions on Turkey’s political...

Turkey: Nearing the End of its “Winter Sleep”

Turkey: Nearing the End of its “Winter Sleep”

Turkey: Nearing the End of its “Winter Sleep” Abstract AKP (Justice and Development Party), which came to power  in 2002, managed to get 43% of...

The Change Brought by the 2015 Elections:  From Elected Authoritarianism towards Democracy?

The Change Brought by the 2015 Elections: From Elected Authoritarianism towards Democracy?

The Change Brought by the 2015 Elections: rom Elected Authoritarianism towards Democracy? Abstract This article illustrates voters’ preferences in four different elections in order to...

German Retirement Tranquillity that the ‘Law on Foreigners and International Protection’ Cannot Protect

German Retirement Tranquillity that the ‘Law on Foreigners and International Protection’ Cannot Protect

German Retirement Tranquility that the ‘Law on Foreigners and International Protection’ Cannot Protect Abstract The phenomenon of Turkish-German migration generally evokes the ‘guest workers’ that went to...

The Context of the 2015 Greek Elections: Can There Be a Similar Leftist Victory in Turkey?

The Context of the 2015 Greek Elections: Can There Be a Similar Leftist Victory in Turkey?

The Context of the 2015 Greek Elections: Can There Be a Similar Leftist Victory in Turkey?*  Abstract SYRIZA’s electoral success in the January 2015 elections...