The Neoliberal Landscape and the Rise of Islamist Capital in Turkey (Dislocations) (by Nesecan Balkan, Erol Balkan, Ahmet Öncü)


Author(s): Nesecan Balkan, Erol Balkan, Ahmet Öncü

Publisher: Berghahn Books
Publish date: 2015-02-01
ISBN-10: 1782386386
ISBN-13: 9781782386384
Language: English
Description: "This is a strong and important collection. The unifying thesis
throughout refers to the ascendancy of a specifically Turkish form
of Islamic capitalism. The main emphasis throughout concerns the
contested character of this ascendancy at the highest levels of
Turkish state and society. These are important and intimately
interwoven themes…The collection leaves a clear impression that
the roots of the recent battles over Taksim Square run deep; their
implications will continue to simmer throughout the country.
Nothing has been resolved." · Sidney Plotkin, Vassar College
Islamist capital accumulation has split the Turkish bourgeoisie and
polarized… more…

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