Working class and voting behavior in Turkey : blue collar workers

Ganioğlu, Zafer
In this study, voting behavior of the blue collar workers in Turkey was examined.The effects of demographic, social variables and political approaches on workers’ choices of political parties were scrutinized. Within the scope of the study, traditional and contemporary theoretical approaches to the concept of working class were dealt with and the relationship of the concept of class to voting behavior was questioned. Moreover, depending on secondary resources a historical analysis of the development of working class from Ottoman period to modern-day was involved.


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Citation Formats
Z. Ganioğlu, “Working class and voting behavior in Turkey : blue collar workers,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 2013.