The failure of popular constitution making in Turkey regressing towards constitutional autocracy

This book offers an in-depth account of the failure of popular constitution making in Turkey from 2011 to 2013, which was an anomaly in the otherwise authoritarian history of Turkish constitutional politics. The authors demonstrate that, even in unfavorable conditions, constitution making that bring...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Petersen, Felix (Editor), Yanaşmayan, Zeynep (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2020
Series:Comparative constitutional law and policy
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Collection: Cambridge Books Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Felix Petersen and Zeynep Yanasmayan
  • Explaining the Failure of Popular Constitution Making in Turkey (2011-2013) / Felix Petersen and Zeynep Yanaşmayan
  • The People and Its Embodiment: Authoritarian Foundations of Constitutions in Turkey / Ertuğ Tombuş
  • Regime Cycles, Constitution Making, and the Political System Question in
  • Ottoman and Turkish Constitutional Developments / Şule Özsoy Boyunsuz
  • Illiberal Media and Popular Constitution Making in Turkey / Burcu Baykurt
  • Debating State Organization Principles in the Constitutional Conciliation
  • Commission / Gözde Böcü and Felix Petersen
  • Glass Half Full : Drafting Fundamental Rights in the Turkish Constitution-
  • Making Process (2011-2013) / Oya Yegen and Zeynep Yanaşmayan
  • Countermajoritarian Institutions in Turkish Constitution Making / Maria Abad Andrade
  • Debating the Amendment-Making Rule : The Rigidity vs. Flexibility Debate in
  • the Turkish Constitution-Making Process / Oya Yegen