Regime Change in Turkey: Neoliberal Authoritarianism, Islamism and Hegemony


A critical political economy of regime changeThe cultural political economy of regime changeMoments of resistance against regime changeNotesReferencesI Political economy of regime changeCrisis in or of neoliberalism?: A brief encounter with the debate on the authoritarian turnCrisis of what?Postscript: living through the pandemic instigated crisis of capitalismLooking beyond the old?NotesReferencesA labour-oriented perspective on regime discussions in TurkeyMainstream approaches to authoritarianismAn appraisal and critique of authoritarian neoliberalismTrajectory of the regime change in TurkeyUnderside of the iceberg in TurkeyAuthoritarian labour politics in TurkeyLabour regime under presidential systemConcluding remarksNotesReferencesMaking the new-neoliberal state in Turkey: Beyond the prevailing master narrativeThe prevailing master narrative’s assessment of the new-neoliberalismThe limitations of neoliberalism and the making of the new-neoliberal stateConclusion: The new-neoliberalismNotesReferencesGlobal class constitution of the AKP’s “authoritarian turn” by neoliberal financializationThe “global” limits of methodological liberalismFinancialized rule of money under neoliberalism and its implications for state transformationConcluding remarksNotesReferencesTransformation of news media: The case of Turkey for the neoliberal eraThe primitive character of capital accumulation and the neoliberal transformation of news mediaAccumulation by dispossession and difference of the neoliberal eraThe transformation of Turkey’s news media in the neoliberal eraPrivatizationFinancializationState redistribution and the management and manipulation of crisisConclusionAcknowledgementNotesReferencesInternationalized class governance and the AKP’s populism: On Turkey’s integration with the European UnionThe Copenhagen Criteria – extending Maastricht to the EastPutting Copenhagen into a Turkish perspectiveThe emergence of disciplinary neoliberalismContinuing EU reforms under an authoritarian populist aegisCrisis of authoritarian populismAccelerating crisis – growing contradictions with the EUConclusion: EU-integration, internationalized class governance and the AKP’s populism – contradicting elements?NotesReferencesII Cultural political economy of regime changeHegemony and privileges: Reproduction of Islamism in TurkeyHegemony projects and intellectual leadershipDevelopment of the Islamist project in a competitive fieldIntellectuals of the Islamist hegemony projectReligious infrastructureStructure of privilegesConclusionNotesReferencesRegime change in Turkey: Old symbols into new settingsThe AKP’s gender regimeRegime change in TurkeyReading feminist: the new mode of patriarchyConclusionNotesReferencesRecent right-wing lurches: What do they have in common for India and Turkey?Conceptual contours and entry pointsThe foundation and developmentalist ideasThe neoliberal model and its winnersRise of Anatolian bourgeoisie and the AKPMarket reforms in 1990s and Indian nationalismConstruction of majoritarian politics and patronage relationsConcluding reflectionsNotesBibliographyIII Moments of resistance against regime changeLaicism and the struggle of Alevis against the rise of political IslamOutline of the political situationTheoretical definitions and historical backgroundThe current situation of laicism and political IslamThe response of AlevisArab Alevi youth responsesArab Alevis in generalArab Alevi youth councilsConclusionNotesReferencesThe politics of legality of the authoritarian liberal regime in TurkeyOverview of the “Metal Storm”Legal strategies of the authoritarian liberal regime for the disciplining of the labourManipulation of the legal landscape and the clear erosion of the right to strike in the labour legislationCriminal law procedures for the coercion and legal intimidation of workersStruggles and resistance: challenging authoritarian neoliberalism through lawHigh courts and the legal struggles over the conceptual mapping of the legitimacy of the authoritarian neoliberal regimeJudicial activism in the lower courts and building the legitimacy on the “right to collective action”ConclusionNotesReferencesConstructing a language of peace through women’s struggles: The case of women for peace initiative in TurkeyThe resolution process: a brief history from the angle of women’s peace struggleWhere the women from two sides of the river meetConstructing a language of peace: impossible or indispensable?ConclusionNotesReferences
 
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