Kemalism has been superficially Western in form while remaining rigidly authoritarian and dogmatic in substance. It continues to stress republicanism over democracy, homogeneity over difference, the military over the civilian, and the state over society. … Its quixotic quest to radically recast Turkish culture, history, and identity has ensured a permanent kulturkampf against society.
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Research Article| January 01 2000
Turkey's Fault Lines and the Crisis of Kemalism
Current History (2000) 99 (633): 33–38.
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M. Hakan Yavuz; Turkey's Fault Lines and the Crisis of Kemalism. Current History 1 January 2000; 99 (633): 33–38. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2000.99.633.33
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