Tuesday, March 11, 2014


Jenny White,  Princeton Uni. Press. 2013, New Jersey.

Calismalarimda kullanabilecegim, beni ilgilendiren bazi pasajlar..Yeni seyler degil.

The government was faced with the task of providing a unifying national identity to these remnants of empire that had encompassed people of many backgrounds, and conflicting regional , sectarian, and tribal loyalties. 25

Diyanet also issues advice about how to be a good Muslim that the state feels is compatible with a rational, scientific, secular society. the display of religious symbols in public places, such as schools, state buildings and hospitals , was banned. 28

Political rifts in the 1960s and the 1970s tore Turkish society apart at every level, from school to work place. Everyone, even school children , was forced to choose a side, or risk being attacked by those on the " other" side.  34