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Politics, Parties, and Elections in Turkey

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Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers .
Written in English


  • Elections & referenda,
  • Political parties,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Process - Political Parties,
  • History,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics and government,
  • Turkey,
  • Political Process - Elections,
  • Elections,
  • Middle East - General,
  • 20th century

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Edition Notes

ContributionsSabri Sayari (Editor), Yilmaz Esmer (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9447545M
ISBN 101588260224
ISBN 109781588260222

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: The changing party system / Sabri Sayarı --An overview of electoral behavior: toward protest or consolidation of democracy?/ Frank Tachau --Elections and governance / Ersin Kalaycıoğlu --Local elections and electoral behavior / Nihal İncioğlu --At . This collection of essays discusses political parties since the foundation of the Turkish Republic in until the s. With contributions from leading political scientists and historians of modern Turkey, it is indispensable reading for all those concerned with the country. Category: Social Science Politics Parties And Elections In Turkey.   Erdoğan ally Bahçeli says change in Turkey’s political parties and election law is a ‘must’ The ruling AKP’s nationalist ally MHP has said that a change in laws pertaining to elections and political parties is “must” and the legal work regarding this amendment has been already launched. The politics of Turkey take place in the framework of a presidential republic as defined by the Constitution of President of Turkey is both the head of state and head of government.. Turkey's political system is based on a separation of powers. Executive power is exercised by the Council of Ministers, which is appointed and headed by the President.