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    The history of Turkey has witnessed military interventions almost once in every decade. Before shedding light upon the 1960 intervention, an anatomy of civil-military relations can be found here. In Turkey, the concept of “Internal Enemy” has been regarded as an attempt to justify the role of the military in politics.   In… » read more

Posted by Begum Burak

In this article, I will apply one of the important sociological theoretical frameworks namely “center-periphery” to Turkish political life. The concept of “center-periphery” was firstly coined by Edward Shils.Shils regarded Center as the center of the order of symbols, of values and beliefs. The Center is also a phenomenon of the realm of action. It… » read more

Posted by Begum Burak