By Ayse Kadioglu, E Fuat Keyman
Today, nationalism and nationalist sentiments have gotten increasingly more suggested, making a worldwide emergence of ethno-nationalist and non secular fundamentalist identification conflicts. within the post-9/11 period of foreign terrorism, it truly is applicable to indicate that nationalism will maintain its critical position in politics and native and international affairs for the foreseeable destiny. it truly is during this vein that there was a up to date upsurge of curiosity about the energy of nationalist traits as one of many dominant ideologies of contemporary times.
Symbiotic Antagonisms seems to be on the state-centric mode of modernization in Turkey that has constituted the very starting place on which nationalism has got its ideological prestige and transformative strength. The ebook records a symposium held at Sabanci college, offering nationalism as a multidimensional, multiactor-based phenomenon that features as an ideology, a discourse, and a political approach. Turkish, Kurdish, and Islamic nationalisms are systematically in comparison during this well timed and critical work.
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Extra resources for Symbiotic Antagonisms: Competing Nationalisms in Turkey
Moreover, the way in which these groups have voiced their demands for recognition, legitimized their struggle to gain cultural rights and freedoms. and more importantly politicized themselves to influence national and local politics has to a large degree benefited from globalization and global debates about identity/difference. As a result, nationalism not only has become localized in ethnic and religious terms but also has become the main ideology of the state to react against these identity demands and conflicts in a highly security-oriented manner.
Nationalism has nevertheless remained influential and effective. It has been articulated by different and even contrasting political actors and movements in their claims to 32 E" Fuat Keyman identity and demands for recognition. The endurance of nationalism has to be analyzed critically and thoroughly not only to understand modern Turkey but more importantly to transform it into a just, democratic, and multicultural social formation. ), cited in Lal (2004, p. 174)" 2.. For a detailed analysis of the modernization paradigm.
Although etatism was subjected to serious criticism, importsubstituting industrialization remained the motor of industrialization after the transition to the multiparty system. Whereas its counterparts in Latin America (such as Brazil. Argentina, and Chile) faced military coups due to the deepening crisis of import-substituting industrialization. 007, chapter 6). For this reason, liberal discourse, though critical of etatism, was linked with import-substituting industrialization. According to yaglar Keyder, an explanation for this long-lasting dominance of import-substituting industrialization as a form of economic nationalism can be found in the fact that nationalism was a site of global capitalism.