Islamic revitalization in Turkey : an urban model of a "counter-society" a case study

Saktanber, Ayşe Nur


The question of the West in the ideology of revivalism : perspectives from Mawlana Abu’l- a‘la Mawdudi, Sayyid Qutb and Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini
Aras, Esra; Dağı, İhsan Duran; Department of Industrial Engineering (2008)
This thesis surveys the response of the ideology of 20th century Islamic revival to the West and the Western-inspired regimes at home. Based on J.S. Mill’s “method of difference, it compares the ideological perspectives of the prominent figures of Islamic revival: Mawlana Abu’l-A‘la Mawdudi in Indio-Pakistan, Sayyid Qutb in Egypt and Ruhollah Khomeini in Iran. In this context, it analyzes the appraisal of Islam as a total way of life in order to refute the Western tradition and refuse its interference into ...
The Factors for the rise of political Islam: Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt
Pehlivan, Arife; Tür Küçükkaya, Özlem; Department of Middle East Studies (2013)
This thesis analyzes the factors that caused the rise of political Islam by looking at the emergence and evolution of Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. This thesis takes the view that rather than the nature of Islam, political Islam indeed, is a modern phenomenon that emerged as a reaction to the historical and contextual political and socio-economic factors that have been affecting the Muslim world. Islamists are opposing to the deficiencies of contemporary world order by using different tools and tactics from ...
Islam and the West
Halliday, Fred (Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi (Ankara, Turkey), 2000-8-1)
Phase transition in compact QED3 and the Josephson junction
Onemli, VK; Tas, M; Tekin, Bayram (2001-08-01)
We study the finite temperature phase transition in 2+1 dimensional compact QED and its dual theory: Josephson junction. Duality of these theories at zero temperature was established long time ago in [1]. Phase transition in compact QED is well studied thus we employ the 'duality' to study the superconductivity phase transition in a Josephson junction. For a thick junction we obtain a critical temperature in terms of the geometrical properties of the junction.
Making of new Islamism in Turkey transformation of the Islamist discourse from opposition to compliance
Özçetin, Burak; Ayata, Ayşe; Department of Political Science and Public Administration (2011)
This thesis analyzes the transformation of Islamism from an anti-systemic and oppositional force to a compliant and submissive political ideology. The thesis locates the approach towards established political and economic relations at its centre. The thesis argues that the transformation, which led to formation of the Justice and Development Party, has begun in the late 1980s and early 1990s. To give the contours of this transformation, the thesis presents a detailed analysis of anti-systemic and systemic p...
Citation Formats
A. N. Saktanber, “Islamic revitalization in Turkey : an urban model of a “counter-society” a case study,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 1995.