Civil society and the state: Turkey after the earthquake


Jalali R.

DISASTERS, cilt.26, sa.2, ss.120-139, 2002 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 26 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2002
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/1467-7717.00196
  • Dergi Adı: DISASTERS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.120-139

Özet

On 17 August 1999 Turkey was hit by a massive earthquake. Over 17,000 lives were lost and there was extensive damage to Turkey's heartland This paper examines how various public and private institutions, including state and civil society institutions such as NGOs and the media responded to the needs of earthquake survivors. It documents the extensive involvement of NGOs in the relief efforts immediately after the disaster and examines the impact of such participation on state-civil society relations in the country.