Religion and securalism in the Republic of Turkey.

Schroeder, Alan William


Religious reasoning in politics: a discussion of public reason /
Sakarya, Sümeyye; Çırakman Deveci, Aslı; Department of Political Science and Public Administration (2017)
This thesis has the goal of exploring the proper place of religious reasoning in liberal politics, and the main research question of the thesis is: Should religious reasoning which means reliance on a religious ground in the decision-making process be allowed in politics? In the literature, almost all discussion of religious reasons has been carried out in relation to public reason: are religious reasons public reasons, can a religious justification be accepted as a public justification, what is the scope o...
Acikgenc, Alparslan (2010-01-01)
Nationalism and religion in the textbooks of the early republican period in Turkey
Babahan, Ali; Tokluoğlu, Ayşe Ceylan; Department of Sociology (2014)
This study focuses on a detailed analysis of the relationship between nationalism and religion (Islam) in textbooks taught in Turkish education system between 1924 and 1950. It can be regarded as a re-assessment of general assumptions in the literature presuming the dominance of an authoritative secular nationalism in the textbooks of the whole early republican period. In this respect, the textbooks used at primary, middle and high school levels as part of the history, citizenship, sociology, and religion c...
Faith-Based Organisations and Exclusion in European Cities (FACIT)
Ayata, Ayşe(2010-12-31)
The research concerns the present role of FBOs in matters of poverty and other forms of social exclusion (such as homelessness or undocumented persons) in cities. We define FBOs as any organisation that refers directly or indirectly to religion or religious values, and functions as a welfare provider or as a political actor. The central assumption is that FBOs tend to fill the gap left after the supposed withdrawal of the welfare state in several domains of public life, particularly in social welfare and in...
Discourse in the dorms
Jassal, Smita Tewari (2020-01-01)
Citation Formats
A. W. Schroeder, “Religion and securalism in the Republic of Turkey.,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 1992.