Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 2017

224 Pages | 5 black and white

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474417983

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Contemporary Turkey in Conflict

Ethnicity, Islam and Politics

Tahir Abbas

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Uses original qualitative data and observational analysis of the Gezi Park protests of 2013 and of a Kurdish community in the southeast of Turkey to explore aspects of political resistance and mobilisation
  • Analyses attitudes and perceptions of Turkish respondents based on survey data from the European Social Survey
  • Includes case studies to provide an insight on intergroup relations, social conflict and cultural cohesion in Turkey
  • Offers an important contribution to the discussion of Islamism, capitalism and democracy in Turkey