Turam, Berna.

Between Islam and the state : the politics of engagement / Berna Turam. - Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007. - xi, 223 p. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-216) and index.

The politics of engagement : first encounters with the non-defiant -- From fences that divide to boundaries that link the state and Islam -- Contestations over education -- The apeal of cooperation : national affinities and international undertakings -- Compromising women's agency : bonds between Islamic and secular actors -- The AKP institutionalizes the engagement : "marriage of convenience" between the state and Islam? -- Conclusion : reflections on democratization in the Middle East : the ambiguities of promoting the "Turkish model" for democracy.

0804755000 (cloth : alk. paper) 0804755019 (pbk. : alk. paper) 9780804755009 9780804755016


Islam and politics--Turkey.
Islam and state--Turkey.
Nationalism--Turkey.
Democracy--Turkey.


Turkey--Politics and government--1980-

DR603 / .T77 2007

322/.109561

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