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Islamist Mobilization in Turkey - 02 edition

Islamist Mobilization in Turkey (ISBN10: 0295982918; ISBN13: 9780295982915)
ISBN13: 978-0295982915
ISBN10: 0295982918

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0295982236
ISBN10: 0295982233

Summary: Much to the surprise and chagrin of Western observers, Islamic political parties have enjoyed growing popularity in Turkey since the 1990s. In this ethnographic study, White (anthropology, Boston U.) draws upon interviews she conducted over a 20-year period with ordinary residents of Istanbul to analyze the reasons behind the success of the Turkish Islamic movement. She concludes that the key to the movement's strength lies in the grassroots nature of vernacular poli
tics rather than in religious ideology.
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Summary: Much to the surprise and chagrin of Western observers, Islamic political parties have enjoyed growing popularity in Turkey since the 1990s. In this ethnographic study, White (anthropology, Boston U.) draws upon interviews she conducted over a 20-year period with ordinary residents of Istanbul to analyze the reasons behind the success of the Turkish Islamic movement. She concludes that the key to the movement's strength lies in the grassroots nature of vernacular politics rather than in religious ideology. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 02
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Publisher: University of Washington Press
Year Published: 2002
International: No



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