Faces of Republican Turkey: Beyond the Modernization Hypothesis
DOI :10.26650/B/SS30.2020.004.08 IUP :10.26650/B/SS30.2020.004.08 Full Text (PDF)
ConclusionEmine Zeynep Suda, Ateş Uslu, Emre Eren Korkmaz
The departure point of this volume on Faces of Republican Turkey was that the prevailing paradigm for studying 20th-century Turkey, namely, the modernization paradigm, was based on a simplifying and opinionated approach to politics and society. The contributions collected in the present volume have proposed a manifold of methods for transcending, or sublating, the aforementioned paradigm. Each contribution is based on a specific methodology; however, they also share a common framework: A concern for testing widespread, textbookbased approaches through a contextual analysis.