Patronage, party, and state: The politicization of Islam in Turkey


Ayata S.

MIDDLE EAST JOURNAL, cilt.50, ss.40-56, 1996 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 50 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 1996
  • Dergi Adı: MIDDLE EAST JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.40-56

Özet

The recent rise of political Islam in Turkey is examined in terms of a complex: interplay between four major processes: the policies of the parties on the center light toward religion; state-sponsored religious activities and the consolidation of establishment Islam; the impact of Sufi tarikats and communities; and the growing organizational strength, ideological appeal, and electoral base of the Islamist Welfare Party (WP).