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POLI 2426 Modern Turkish Politics (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

The aim of this course is to introduce the major historical developments, main actors and institutional framework of modern Turkey. It will enable students to understand the complexities of and developments in political life, institutions and processes; as well as socio-economic factors that influence the political system in Turkey. After providing a historical overview, starting from the westernization efforts during the late Ottoman Empire to the founding of modern republic, contemporary issues that have considerable impact on Turkish political life in the last decades will be discussed.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Cigdem H. Benam

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 01-Jul-15