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The Mobilization Of Political Islam In Turkey

Author : Banu Eligür
ISBN : 9781139486583
Genre : Political Science
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The Mobilization of Political Islam in Turkey explains why political Islam, which has been part of Turkish politics since the 1970s but on the rise only since the 1990s, has now achieved governing power. Drawing on social movement theory, the book focuses on the dominant form of Islamist activism in Turkey by analyzing the increasing electoral strength of four successive Islamist political parties: the Welfare Party; its successor, the Virtue Party; and the successors of the Virtue Party: the Felicity Party and the Justice and Development Party. This book, which is based on extensive primary and secondary sources as well as in-depth interviews, provides the most comprehensive analysis currently available of the Islamist political mobilization in Turkey.

The Mobilization Of Political Islam In Turkey 1980 2002

Author : Banu Eligür
ISBN : OCLC:182519465
Genre : Islam
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Politischer Islam

Author : Nazih N. M. Ayubi
ISBN : 3451052792
Genre : Arab countries
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Islamist Mobilization In Turkey

Author : Jenny White
ISBN : 0295802278
Genre : History
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Winner of the William A. Douglass Prize in Europeanist Anthropology The emergence of an Islamist movement and the startling buoyancy of Islamic political parties in Turkey--a model of secular modernization, a cosmopolitan frontier, and NATO ally--has puzzled Western observers. As the appeal of the Islamist Welfare Party spread through Turkish society, including the middle class, in the 1990s, the party won numerous local elections and became one of the largest parties represented in parliament, even holding the prime ministership in 1996 and 1997. Welfare was formally banned and closed in 1998, and its successor, Virtue, was banned in 2001, for allegedly posing a threat to the state, but the Islamist movement continues to grow in popularity. Jenny White has produced an ethnography of contemporary Istanbul that charts the success of Islamist mobilization through the eyes of ordinary people. Drawing on neighborhood interviews gathered over twenty years of fieldwork, she focuses intently on the genesis and continuing appeal of Islamic politics in the fabric of Turkish society and among mobilizing and mobilized elites, women, and educated populations. White shows how everyday concerns and interpersonal relations, rather than Islamic dogma, helped Welfare gain access to community networks, building on continuing face-to-face relationships by way of interactions with constituents through trusted neighbors. She argues that Islamic political networks are based on cultural understandings of relationships, duties, and trust. She also illustrates how Islamic activists have sustained cohesion despite contradictory agendas and beliefs, and how civic organizations, through local relationships, have ensured the autonomy of these networks from the national political organizations in whose service they appear to act. To illuminate the local culture of Istanbul, White has interviewed residents, activists, party officials, and municipal administrators and participated in their activities. She draws on rich experiences and research made possible by years of firsthand observation in the streets and homes of Umraniye, a large neighborhood that grew in tandem with Turkey�s modernization in the late 20th century. This book will appeal to anthropologists, sociologists, historians, and analysts of Islamic and Middle Eastern politics.

Die Neue Weltunordnung

Author : Bassam Tibi
ISBN : 3548750117
Genre : Islam
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Eine Analyse der Entstehungsbedingungen, Ideologie und Strategie des politischen Islam im Kontext der Globalisierung und ein Plädoyer für eine auf Demokratie und Menschenrechten beruhende internationale Moralität, die von allen Religionen geteilt werden kann.

Ein Traditioneller Gelehrter Stellt Sich Der Moderne

Author : Martin Riexinger
ISBN : 9783847006954
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Said Nursi gilt als traditioneller Gelehrter in der Moderne. Seine publizistische Hauptambition entwickelte sich aus einer religiösen Motivation heraus und war gepaart mit wissenschaftlichem Fortschrittsglauben, der sich gegen Unwissenheit, Armut und Uneinigkeit in der Bevölkerung stellte. Als die Unvereinbarkeit zwischen Religion und Naturwissenschaften postuliert und stellenweise ideologisch vertreten wurde, war Said Nursi bemüht, dieses Spannungsverhältnis aufzulösen. Er stellte sich den kontroversen Herausforderungen der Moderne und gab Antworten, die bis heute für die Entwicklung des Islams in der Türkei zukunftsweisend sind. Der vorliegende Band eröffnet einen Einblick in das Wirken des einflussreichen türkisch-kurdischen Gelehrten und untersucht die Kernpunkte seines Denkens. Said Nursi is considered a traditional scholar of the modern age. His main goal as a journalist was spawned of religious motivation and was paired with scientific advances of faith that stood up against lack of knowledge, poverty and disunity among the population. When the incompatibility between religion and science was postulated and, in parts, ideologically represented, Said Nursi endeavoured to resolve this tension. He confronted the controversial challenges of the modern age and provided answers that remain far-sighted for the development of Islam in Turkey today. This volume offers an insight into the work of the influential Turkish-Kurdish scholar, examining the core points of his thinking.

The Rise Of Political Islam In Turkey

Author : Kayhan Delibas
ISBN : 9781780765655
Genre : Political Science
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Turkey, officially a secular state, voted in an Islamist party in 2002 and 2007. How far does this reflect the trend which has seen the rise of political Islam across the Middle East? Does this indicate a growing tendency in the direction of Islamisation amongst the Turkish population? If not, what are the underlying reasons behind the electoral triumphs of the Islamist Justice and Development Party (the AKP)? Kayhan Delibas seeks to answer these questions through an in-depth examination of the appeal of this political party, exploring its ideology, the routes and motives which produce party activists and local party organisations. Concluding that the AKP's success has been built on its criticism of growing inequalities, widespread corruption, unemployment, poverty and lack of basic services, Delibas draws a nuanced portrait of modern Turkish society and the relationship between religion and politics.

G Len

Author : Joshua D. Hendrick
ISBN : 9781479800469
Genre : Religion
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The "Hizmet" ("Service") Movement of Fethullah Gülen is Turkey's most influential Islamic identity community. Widely praised throughout the early 2000s as a mild and moderate variation on Islamic political identity, the Gülen Movement has long been a topic of both adulation and conspiracy in Turkey, and has become more controversial as it spreads across the world. In Gülen, Joshua D. Hendrick suggests that when analyzed in accordance with its political and economic impact, the Gülen Movement, despite both praise and criticism, should be given credit for playing a significant role in Turkey's rise to global prominence. Drawing on 14 months of ethnographic fieldwork in Turkey and the U.S., Hendrick examines the Gülen Movement's role in Turkey's recent rise, as well as its strategic relationship with Turkey's Justice and Development Party-led government. He argues that the movement's growth and impact both inside and outside Turkey position both its leader and its followers as indicative of a "post political" turn in twenty-first century Islamic political identity in general, and as illustrative of Turkey's political, economic, and cultural transformation in particular. Joshua D. Hendrick is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Global Studies at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore.

Abdullah Gul And The Making Of The New Turkey

Author : Gerald MacLean
ISBN : 9781780745633
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Drawing on original research, including in-depth interviews with President Abdullah Gül himself as well as his wife and close circle of colleagues and friends, this fascinating account offers a portrait of a man who has been at the heart of the political, economic, and cultural developments that have brought Turkey to international prominence in recent years. In 2002 Abdullah Gül’s democratically elected party gained power and challenged Turkey’s political and religious legacy. Shortly after, Gül became a key player in Turkey's attempts to receive an accession date for the European Union. In 2007 he became the first president of Turkey who was also a devout Muslim — causing political commentators to hail his victory as a “new era in Turkish politics” — and he has since been a major figure in Turkey’s diplomatic relationships in the Middle East and international political arena. An essential source for students of contemporary Turkish culture and society, Gerald MacLean’s absorbing account of this enigmatic individual is accessible to a wide circle of readers and throws light on important episodes of Turkey’s recent history.

Islam And Political Development In Turkey

Author : Binnaz Toprak
ISBN : 9004064710
Genre : Religion
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