Ethnicity and Party Politics in Turkey: The Rise of the Kurdish Party during the Kurdish Opening Process
The Decline of Democracy in Turkey: A Comparative Study of Hegemonic Party Rule
Women in Turkey: Silent Consensus in the Age of Neoliberalism and Islamic Conservatism
Patterns of Nationhood and Saving the State in Turkey: Ottomanism, Nationalism and Multiculturalism
The Religionization of Israeli Society
July 01, 2019
This book examines political party behaviour (mainstream party strategies), ethnic politics and the political regime in Turkey. It shows the causal mechanism connecting mainstream parties’ strategies and ethno-territorial party vote share....
June 12, 2019
This book explores the roots of the decline of democracy and the rise of hegemonic parties in Turkey, by comparing the Justice and Development Party (AKP) with other comparable cases throughout the world. Offering a novel analysis in the rise of hegemonic parties, this book incorporates the...
Gamze Çavdar, Yavuz Yaşar
June 06, 2019
This book provides a socio-economic examination of the status of women in contemporary Turkey, assessing how policies have combined elements of neoliberalism and Islamic conservatism. Using rich qualitative and quantitative analyses, Women in Turkey analyses the policies concerning women in the...
Tore T. Petersen
February 28, 2019
This anthology examines and deconstructs what Israeli security looks like and how its various security identities have evolved both before the establishment of the state and in the years and decades since 1948. It casts light on how aspects of Israel’s foreign relations have been shaped as much by...
January 22, 2019
Patterns of Nationhood and Saving the State in Turkey tackles a theoretical puzzle in understanding the state policy changes toward minorities and nationhood, first by placing the state in the historical context of the international system and second by unpacking the state through analysis of ...
Eduardo Wassim Aboultaif
January 10, 2019
This book studies the origins and evolution of power sharing in Lebanon. The author has established a relationship between mobilization, ethnurgy (ethnic identification), memory and trauma, and how they impact power sharing provisions. The book starts with the events in the 1820s, when...
Nele Lenze, Charlotte Schriwer
August 23, 2018
This book examines the civil–social interactions which have shaped and continue to influence the political and social development of modern Gulf societies. It analyses the influence of public and private social spaces, such as sports arenas and dawawin as well as developments in the legal and...
Yoav Peled, Horit Herman Peled
August 02, 2018
During Israel's military operation in Gaza in the summer of 2014 the commanding officer of the Givati infantry brigade, Colonel Ofer Vinter, called upon his troops to fight "the terrorists who defame the God of Israel." This unprecedented call for religious war by a senior IDF commander caused an...
Cengiz Erisen, Paul Kubicek
June 28, 2018
While Turkey has made major strides in democratic reforms in the late 1990s and early 2000s, progress has, in many ways, stalled. Turkey remains "democratic" in the sense that attaining political power depends upon winning votes, but in recent years its leadership has taken a majoritarian view of...
Sabri Sayarı, Pelin Ayan Musil, Özhan Demirkol
February 05, 2018
Although the literature on party politics has significantly advanced both methodologically and theoretically in recent years, the study of political parties in Turkey has been noticeably disconnected and lacking from such conversations. This book evaluates well-established theories and trends in...
December 13, 2017
The deep state ranks among the most critical issues in Turkish politics. This book traces its origins and offers an explanation of the emergence and trajectory of the deep state; the meaning and function of informal and authoritarian institutions in the formal security sector of a democratic regime...
December 08, 2017
Presenting the settlement landscape of the Golan before and after June 1967, The Golan Heights deals with the issue of the border between Israel and Syria, and with the Israeli settlement process in the area following the Six Day War. The story of the Golan Heights and its position between Syria...