Appeared in: Volume 10, Number 4
Published on: February 2, 2015
Turks
The Turkish Complex

The Islam-vs.-secularism formula and the moderate-vs.-radical Islam dichotomy are poor guides for understanding contemporary Turkey.

Jenny B. White is professor of anthropology at Boston University and, recently, visiting professor at Stockholm University’s Institute for Turkish Studies. Her current book is Muslim Nationalism and the New Turks.
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