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The sociological foundations of Turkish nationalism

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Although Ziya Gökalp was one of the most important intellectuals to shape Turkish nationalism, scholarship has not systematically examined the links between his sociological perspective and nationalism. This study shows how Gökalp’s culture‒civilization theory, predominantly adapted from Emile Durkheim’s sociological perspective, provides a basis for his Turkish nationalism. Gökalp developed two central premises in line with Durkheimian sociology: (a) civilization is dependent on cultural uni...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/19448953.2017.1375627

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Sociology
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies Journal website
Volume:
20
Issue:
1
Pages:
15-30
Publication date:
2017-10-09
Acceptance date:
2017-01-28
DOI:
EISSN:
1944-8961
ISSN:
1944-8953
Pubs id:
pubs:675898
URN:
uri:bb475aa9-4647-4e0b-91bb-8b023a34a2fe
UUID:
uuid:bb475aa9-4647-4e0b-91bb-8b023a34a2fe
Local pid:
pubs:675898

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