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Social theory and later modernities : the Turkish experience

Author: Ibrahim Kaya
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2004
Series: Studies in social and political thought, 9
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The debate on varieties of modernity is central to current social theory and research, and this book explores the theme in relation to the culture and society of Turkey.


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Social theory and later modernities.
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2004445219
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ibrahim Kaya
ISBN: 085323888X 9780853238881 0853238987 9780853238980
OCLC Number: 897033026
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 180 p.)
Contents: PrefaceIntroduction1. Modernity as a Field of Tensions2. Social Theory and Later Modernities3. Ethnicity, Nation and Civilization4. State, Society and Economy: Tensions between Liberty and Discipline5. Islam and Modernity: Radical Openness to Interpretation6..Kemalism and Islamism on 'the Female Question'7. A Theory of Modernity in the Light of the Turkish ExperienceConclusionNotesReferencesIndex
Series Title: Studies in social and political thought, 9
Responsibility: Ibrahim Kaya


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Examining the establishment and development of the modern Turkish nation-state as a case study, Professor Kaya analyses its historical background, the role of ethnicity and nation, and the ways in Read more...

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