Turkey: Secularism and Revivalism in Turkey: A Hermeneutic Reconsideration
Sayari, Sabri, The Middle East Journal
Secularism and Revivalism in Turkey: A Hermeneutic Reconsideration, by Andrew Davison. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1998. viii + 196 pages. Append. to p. 203. Notes to p. 242. Bibl. to p. 264. Index to p. 270. $37.50.
Reviewed by Sabri Sayari
Andrew Davison's Secularism and Revivalism in Turkey seeks to provide a reassessment and reinterpretation of the policies that were initiated by Kemal Ataturk during the 1920s and 1930s concerning the role of Islam in Turkish politics and society, and their implications for the evolution of state-society relations in later years. Davison believes that studies on the subject by "anglophone political scientists" do not offer …
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Publication information: Article title: Turkey: Secularism and Revivalism in Turkey: A Hermeneutic Reconsideration. Contributors: Sayari, Sabri - Author. Journal title: The Middle East Journal. Volume: 55. Issue: 1 Publication date: Winter 2001. Page number: 147+. © Middle East Institute Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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