Patronage, party, and state: The politicization of Islam in Turkey

1996-12-01
Ayata, S
The recent rise of political Islam in Turkey is examined in terms of a complex: interplay between four major processes: the policies of the parties on the center light toward religion; state-sponsored religious activities and the consolidation of establishment Islam; the impact of Sufi tarikats and communities; and the growing organizational strength, ideological appeal, and electoral base of the Islamist Welfare Party (WP).

Citation Formats
S. Ayata, “Patronage, party, and state: The politicization of Islam in Turkey,” MIDDLE EAST JOURNAL, vol. 50, no. 1, pp. 40–56, 1996, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/63453.