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The rise of political Islam in Turkey / Angel Rabasa; F. Stephen Larrabee
AuthorRabasa, Angel Search Wikipedia for Angel Rabasa ; Larrabee, F. Stephen Search Wikipedia for F. Stephen Larrabee
PublishedSanta Monica, Calif. : RAND [u-.a.], c 2008 ; Halle (Saale) : Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Sachsen-Anhalt, c 2008
HostHalle (Saale) : Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Sachsen-Anhalt
DescriptionOnline-Ressource (XIX, 113 S., Text, 1053 kB)
"National Defense Research Institute."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 103-113)
Electronic reproduction, Boulder, Colo : NetLibrary, 2008
Preface -- Figures and Tables -- Summary -- Acknowledgments -- Acronyms and Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Politics and Religion in Turkey -- Structure of the report -- The Islamic landscape in Turkey -- Religion, ethnicity and politics -- The management of Islam -- Sufi brotherhoods -- Religious movements -- Islamic foundations -- Islamic schools -- Shiites and Alevis -- Turkish attitudes toward religion -- The violent fringe -- Turks in Europe -- The rise of political Islam in Turkey -- The impact of the Kemalist revolution -- The advent of multi-party democracy -- The "Turkish-Islamic synthesis" -- The impact of the ZAL reforms -- The rise of the religious right -- Political Islam in power : the welfare interlude -- The impact of the February 28 process -- The AKP in power -- The reconfiguration of Turkish politics -- The AKP : a new synthesis or Islamism in disguise? -- "Green money" -- The headscarf controversy -- The Imam-Hatip schools controversy -- Non-Muslims minorities under AKP rule -- The AKP and the Kurds -- The AKP and the military -- AKP's foreign policy -- Relations with Europe -- Relations with the United States -- Relations with the Middle East -- Future prospects and implications -- Whither Turkey : alternative political futures -- Scenario 1 : the AKP pursues a moderate, EU-oriented path -- Scenario 2 : creeping Islamization -- Scenario 3 : military intervention -- Implications for U.S. policy
Document typeE-Book
KeywordsOnline-Publikation Search Wikipedia for Online-Publikation / Türkei Search Wikipedia for Türkei / Fundamentalismus Search Wikipedia for Fundamentalismus / Islam Search Wikipedia for Islam / Politik Search Wikipedia for Politik / Geschichte Search Wikipedia for Geschichte / 2000-2008 Search Wikipedia for 2000-2008
URNurn:nbn:de:gbv:3:5-42392 Persistent Identifier (URN)
The rise of political Islam in Turkey [1.02 mb]

As a Muslim-majority country that is also a secular democratic state, a member of NATO, a candidate for membership in the European Union, a long-standing U.S. ally, and the host of Incirlik Air Base (a key hub for logistical support missions in Afghanistan and Iraq), Turkey is pivotal to U.S. and Western security interests in a critical area of the world. It also provides an example of the coexistence of Islam with secular democracy, globalization, and modernity. However, having a ruling party with Islamic roots-the Justice and Development Party (AKP)-within a framework of strict secularism ha