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The Resource Turkey : what everyone needs to know, Andrew Finkel

Turkey : what everyone needs to know, Andrew Finkel

Label
Turkey : what everyone needs to know
Title
Turkey
Title remainder
what everyone needs to know
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Finkel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Finkel, Andrew
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Turkey
  • Turkey
  • Turkey
  • Turkey
Label
Turkey : what everyone needs to know, Andrew Finkel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction. Why this book? ; What is a Turk? ; What sort of language is Turkish? ; What are the regions of Turkey? -- Historical background. Who were the Ottomans and what is their relation to modern Turkey? ; What was the genesis of modern Turkey? ; Who was Atatürk and why is his picture everywhere? ; What is Atatürk's legacy? ; Are there any Atatürk jokes (and, if so, does anyone laugh at them)? ; Where does Turkey fit into world history? ; How seriously does Turkey take its obligation to preserve the past? -- Economy. What is Turkey's economic potential-- ? ; --And Turkey's economic weaknesses? ; If Turkey is an emerging market, what has it emerged from? ; What is the GAP and why is it so controversial? ; How important is agriculture to the Turkish economy? ; What are the differences between Istanbul and Ankara? -- Turkey in the world. Where does Turkey fit into the world? ; How did Turkey respond to the end of the Cold War? ; What changes has the AK Party made? ; How strong is the U.S.-Turkish alliance? ; What is Turkey's relationship with Israel and what are its effects? ; What are Turkey's relations with the European Union? ; Is Turkey really European enough to be a member of the EU? ; Will Turkey successfully conclude negotiations (and what about Cyprus)? -- Politics...and the military. What sort of political system does Turkey have? ; Are Turkish political parties deeply ideological? ; What are the major forces in Turkish politics? ; How active is the Turkish press? ; What is the role of the military in Turkey? ; Could there be another military coup? ; What is the Ergenekon Conspiracy? ; What sort of constitution does Turkey have? -- Society and religion. What role does Islam play in Turkish public life? ; Is Turkey in danger of becoming a fundamentalist state? ; Who are the Kurds? ; Where do Kurds fit into Turkish society? ; What lies at the heart of Turkey's Kurdish problem? ; Is there a Kurdish solution? ; What is the status of women in Turkey? ; Why are headscarves such a sensitive issue? ; What status do lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people enjoy in Turkey? ; Why doesn't Turkey concede there was an Armenian genocide in 1915? ; Wasn't there another tragedy in 1915? ; What are the implications of genocide resolutions? -- Conclusion. What sort of future does Turkey face?
Control code
FIEb17453197
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 212 pages
Isbn
9780199733057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)759491830
Label
Turkey : what everyone needs to know, Andrew Finkel
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction. Why this book? ; What is a Turk? ; What sort of language is Turkish? ; What are the regions of Turkey? -- Historical background. Who were the Ottomans and what is their relation to modern Turkey? ; What was the genesis of modern Turkey? ; Who was Atatürk and why is his picture everywhere? ; What is Atatürk's legacy? ; Are there any Atatürk jokes (and, if so, does anyone laugh at them)? ; Where does Turkey fit into world history? ; How seriously does Turkey take its obligation to preserve the past? -- Economy. What is Turkey's economic potential-- ? ; --And Turkey's economic weaknesses? ; If Turkey is an emerging market, what has it emerged from? ; What is the GAP and why is it so controversial? ; How important is agriculture to the Turkish economy? ; What are the differences between Istanbul and Ankara? -- Turkey in the world. Where does Turkey fit into the world? ; How did Turkey respond to the end of the Cold War? ; What changes has the AK Party made? ; How strong is the U.S.-Turkish alliance? ; What is Turkey's relationship with Israel and what are its effects? ; What are Turkey's relations with the European Union? ; Is Turkey really European enough to be a member of the EU? ; Will Turkey successfully conclude negotiations (and what about Cyprus)? -- Politics...and the military. What sort of political system does Turkey have? ; Are Turkish political parties deeply ideological? ; What are the major forces in Turkish politics? ; How active is the Turkish press? ; What is the role of the military in Turkey? ; Could there be another military coup? ; What is the Ergenekon Conspiracy? ; What sort of constitution does Turkey have? -- Society and religion. What role does Islam play in Turkish public life? ; Is Turkey in danger of becoming a fundamentalist state? ; Who are the Kurds? ; Where do Kurds fit into Turkish society? ; What lies at the heart of Turkey's Kurdish problem? ; Is there a Kurdish solution? ; What is the status of women in Turkey? ; Why are headscarves such a sensitive issue? ; What status do lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people enjoy in Turkey? ; Why doesn't Turkey concede there was an Armenian genocide in 1915? ; Wasn't there another tragedy in 1915? ; What are the implications of genocide resolutions? -- Conclusion. What sort of future does Turkey face?
Control code
FIEb17453197
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 212 pages
Isbn
9780199733057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)759491830

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