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Title:
Islam's marriage with neo-liberalism : state transformation in Turkey
Author:
Atasoy, Yıldız, 1961-
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9780230546806
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Publication Information:
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Physical Description:
viii, 288 p.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Islams Marriage with NeoliberalismThe Allure of the WestTurkish Islam: Unthinking Kemalism?Reconstituting the State: The Islamic Framing of NeoliberalismKemalist State Feminism and the Islamic Dress CodePolitics Without Guarantees: The Headscarf BanHeadscarf Madness: Narratives of Religious RightsConclusionReferences Notes Index Islams Marriage with NeoliberalismThe Allure of the WestTurkish Islam: Unthinking Kemalism?Reconstituting the State: The Islamic Framing of NeoliberalismKemalist State Feminism and the Islamic Dress CodePolitics Without Guarantees: The Headscarf BanHeadscarf Madness: Narratives of Religious RightsConclusionReferences Notes Index.
Abstract:
"The transformation of the Turkish state is examined here in the context of globalized frames of neo-liberal capitalism and contemporary schemas of Islamic politics. It shows how the historical emergence of two distinct yet intertwined imaginaries of state structuring, laiklik and Islam, continues to influence Turkish politics today"--Provided by publisher.
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The transformation of the Turkish state is examined here in the context of globalized frames of neo-liberal capitalism and contemporary schemas of Islamic politics. It shows how the historical emergence of two distinct yet intertwined imaginaries of state structuring, laiklik and Islam, continues to influence Turkish politics today.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. viii
1 Islam's Marriage with Neoliberalismp. 1
2 The Allure of the Westp. 32
3 Turkish Islam: Unthinking Kemalism?p. 70
4 Reconstituting the State: The Islamic Framing of Neoliberalismp. 107
5 Kemalist State Feminism and the Islamic Dress Codep. 137
6 Politics Without Guarantees: The Headscraf Banp. 164
7 Headscarf Madness: Narratives of Religious Rightsp. 201
8 Conclusionp. 239
Notesp. 253
Referencesp. 256
Indexp. 280