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Politicization of recent Turkish history: (ab)use of history as a political discourse in Turkey

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dc.contributor.author Palabıyık, Mustafa Serdar
dc.date.accessioned 2019-03-21T06:56:37Z
dc.date.available 2019-03-21T06:56:37Z
dc.date.issued 2018-03-15
dc.identifier.citation Palabiyik, M. S. (2018). Politicization of recent Turkish history:(ab) use of history as a political discourse in Turkey. Turkish Studies, 19(2), 240-263. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1468-3849
dc.identifier.uri https://doi.org/10.1080/14683849.2017.1408414
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/792
dc.description.abstract This article aims to analyze how history has been used as a political discourse by the current ruling elites of Turkey in the post-2010 period. In doing that, the article first defines what the politicization of history is and locates the Justice and Development Party’'s (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi, AKP) perception of history within the broader conservative political movements in Turkey. Then, the article focuses on the discourses of some AKP politicians and pro-AKP journalists to show how the AKP has been using history as a discourse to create a binary opposition between the Unionist/CHP mentality and the AKP mentality and to label the latter as the source of all current political troubles of Turkey. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Routledge en_US
dc.relation.isversionof 10.1080/14683849.2017.1408414
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/closedAccess en_US
dc.subject AKP en_US
dc.subject Politicization of history en_US
dc.subject Turkish politics en_US
dc.subject Unionist/CHP mentality en_US
dc.title Politicization of recent Turkish history: (ab)use of history as a political discourse in Turkey en_US
dc.type article
dc.relation.journal Turkish Studies en_US
dc.contributor.department TOBB ETÜ, İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi, Siyaset Bilimi ve Uluslararası İlişkiler Bölümü tr_TR
dc.contributor.department TOBB ETU, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Political Science and International Relations en_US
dc.identifier.volume 19
dc.identifier.issue 2
dc.identifier.startpage 240
dc.identifier.endpage 263
dc.identifier.wos WOS:000429039400005
dc.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85035788579
dc.contributor.tobbetuauthor Palabıyık, Mustafa Serdar
dc.contributor.YOKid 57440
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/14683849.2017.1408414
dc.relation.publicationcategory Makale - Uluslararası Hakemli Dergi - Kurum Öğretim Elemanı tr_TR


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