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Islam, democracy and dialogue in Turkey

Bora Kanra

Islam, democracy and dialogue in Turkey

deliberating in divided societies / by Bora Kanra.

by Bora Kanra

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Published by Ashgate in Farnham, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Deliberative democracy -- Turkey,
  • Social learning -- Turkey

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-173) and index.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ1809.A15 .K36 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination180 p. ;
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24094171M
    ISBN 100754678784, 0754697339
    ISBN 109780754678786, 9780754697336
    LC Control Number2009023287

    Belying assertions of the incompatibility of Islam and democracy, many Muslim-majority countries are now or have been democratic. Paul Kubicek draws on the experiences of those countries to explore the relationship between political manifestations of Islam and democratic politics.   Q: In your newly published The Problem of Islam in Republican Turkey vol. II (Cumhuriyet Türkiyesi’nde Bir Mesele Olarak İslâm 2), there are important themes such as secularism and democracy that you have been addressing for some time as central to modern Islamic thought. The problem of secularism is the most important one.

      Iran, Islam, and Democracy The Politics of Managing Change, 2nd ed. by Ali M. Ansari London: Chatham House, pp. £/$ Reviewed by Michael RubinAuthor: Michael Rubin. Summary Democracy building remains an uphill struggle in most Muslim countries. The explanation of why so many Muslim countries are not democratic has more to do with historical, political, cultural, and economic factors than with religious ones. Nevertheless, many Muslim activists, using broad and sometimes crude notions of secularism and sovereignty, consider democracy to be the rule of.

    Islam and democracy are compatible because both of them uphold the rule of law. It is worth noting democratic and Islamic systems emphasize on the rule of law within their areas of governance. Democracy puts in place significant principles that ensure the government adheres to the rule of law in the process of governing its citizens.   This volume significantly contributes to a growing literature on Islam, democracy, and secularism in Turkey. Providing a historical background to the Turkish case from the Ottoman millet system to Kemalism and the later development of civil society, the book delivers a strong basis for the study of Turkish : Ahmet Kuru.


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Kuru is Professor of Political Science at San Democracy and dialogue in Turkey book State University. Kuru is the author of award-winning Secularism and State Policies toward Religion: The United States, France, and Turkey (Cambridge University Press, ), and the co-editor of Islam, Democracy, and Secularism in Turkey (Columbia University Press, ).

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Esposito, John Voll, and Tamara Sonn examine the state of democracy in Muslim-majority societies today.4/5. Islam, Democracy and Dialogue in Turkey Deliberating in Divided Societies by Bora Kanra (Ashgate, ) pp. Description Most theorists of deliberative democracy treat deliberation as a procedure in decision-making.

This approach neglects an important phase oriented not so much to decision-making but to social learning and understanding. The withdrawal of Turkey, heir to the Ottoman Empire, as the presumptive leader of the world Muslim community was symbolic of the change in the government's relationship to Islam.

Indeed, secularism (or laiklik) became one of the " Kemalist ideology " of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's anti-clerical program for remaking Turkey. Hundreds of millions of Muslims live in democracies of some shape or form, yet a narrative persists — particularly in the west — that Islam and democracy are incompatible.

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Islam in politics has been asserted in many countries in the Muslim world through democratic elections. Islamist parties have gained varying degrees of political power in Turkey, Egypt, Lebanon, and the occupied Palestinian territories, and have widespread influence in Morocco and Jordan.

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Providing historical, social, and religious context for this behavior, the essays in Democracy, Islam, and Secularism in Turkey examine issues relevant to Turkish debates and global concerns, from the state's.

Turkey’s emergence as a regional power has provoked suspicion, shaking the balance of power in the Middle East and beyond. As a result, relations with many regional players have deteriorated over the last decade. With diplomatic ties to the West currently at an historic low, is Turkey likely to end up out on a limb.

By Stasa SalacaninMore. The Awakening of Muslim Democracy: Religion, Modernity, and the State Reviews | Insight Turkey Summer / Vol Number 3 The governmental experience of Islamic-oriented parties in Tunisia and Egypt drew attention to the trajectory of political Islam by the time of the Arab Spring.

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