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Panel: Discussing the Constitutional Democracy in Turkey

The panel titled “Discussing the Constitutional Democracy in Turkey” held in Zonguldak on 1 October 2016 with the keen participation of Zonguldak people. The panel organized with the cooperation of PS:EUROPE, Önce Demokrasi Platform, Social Democracy Association and Zonguldak Democracy Platform. The moderator of the panel was Ibrahim Kerem Ertem (President of Zonguldak Bar) and Assos. Prof. Erdoğan Kaymakçı (Spokesman ...

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The Changing View of the Turkish Constitutional Court in Defining the Laiklik

The Changing View of the Turkish Constitutional Court in Defining the Laiklik

The definition of secularism is taken to be the most contested issue in the study and literature of secularism. For it is, first of all, a multi-dimensional issue. Some emphasize on secularism as a state doctrine, while others approach secularism as a social reality attributing it with the decline of religiosity and institutional differentiation. In a cross-cultural and cross-geographical classification, ...

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