Can Secular Democracy Survive in Turkey?


Subject:
History By Place , Faiths , Turkey , Islam

Description:
This May 2007 article examines "growing doubts among Turks that democracy can thrive in their country and increasing worries that Islam is playing a larger, and possibly harmful, role in politics." Accompanying survey data covers opinions about democracy in Turkey, the struggle between those who want to modernize the country and Islamic fundamentalists, and causes of extremism. Includes a link to a related backgrounder. From the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.

Creator:
Ruby, Robert

Publisher:
Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life

Language:
English

Source:
http://pewforum.org/docs/?DocID=202


PID= res:lii-23789