Citizenship Education In Turkey
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📒Citizenship Education In Turkey ✍ Abdulkerim Sen
✏Citizenship Education in Turkey Book Summary : This book investigates the evolution of citizenship education curriculum in parallel with the ideological transition of the country in a crucial period in which political power switched from secular-militant to Islamic nationalism. It sheds light on the ways in which a combination of internal and external influences shaped the curriculum which include the power struggle between the two forms of nationalism and the role of the United Nations, the European Union and Council of Europe. In most countries, the national curriculum is modified when there is a change of government. In Turkey, the alignment of the national curriculum to the dominant ideology in power is to be expected. Therefore, the investigation offers more than a descriptive account of the transformation of citizenship education curriculum. Against the backdrop of the ideological transformation of the national education from 1995 to 2012, the book presents a nuanced and critical account of curriculum change in citizenship education.
📒Education In Turkey ✍ Arnd-Michael Nohl
✏Education in Turkey Book Summary : This book represents a major study of the development and present state of education in Turkey. Turkey offers a unique context for studying education because of the tensions that exist between secularization and Islam, top-down social engineering and democratization, and economic growth and social justice. Education in Turkey brings together some of the leading educationalists in Turkey, as well as a number of scholars from other disciplines. The topics covered include the development and structure of primary, secondary, vocational and adult education, the role of education in shaping citizenship and national identity, human capital, economic growth and educational inequalities. This significant volume will be of particular interest to policy makers as well as researchers and students in education, economics, politics, and Turkish studies.
📒Islam And Citizenship Education ✍ Ednan Aslan
✏Islam and Citizenship Education Book Summary : The scholarly contributors to this volume investigate various means to stimulate and facilitate reflection on new social relations while clarifying the contradictions between religious and social affiliation from different perspectives and experiences. They explore hindrances whose removal could enable Muslim children and youth to pursue equal participation in political and social life, and the ways that education could facilitate this process.
📒Citizenship And Identity In Turkey ✍ Basak Ince
✏Citizenship and Identity in Turkey Book Summary : Is Turkish nationalism simply a product of Kemalist propaganda from the early Turkish Republic, or an inevitable consequence of a firm and developing 'Turkish' identity? How do the politics of nationalism and identity limit Turkey's progression towards a fuller, more institutionalised democracy? Turkish citizenship is a vital aspect of today's Republic, and yet it has long been defined only through legal framework, neglecting its civil, political and social implications. Here, Ba?ak ?nce seeks to rectify this, examining the identity facets of citizenship, and how this relates to nationalism, democracy and political participation in the modern Turkish republic. Citizenship and Identity in Turkey thus unpicks the concept of citizenship through the turbulent changes that Turkey's recent history has seen, from the transition to multi-party politics in 1946, followed by a series of military interventions in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, to an era of government which has its ideological roots in political Islam. These huge internal shifts are compounded by growing external pressures that bear on Turkish identity and politics, through the impact of globalisation and European Union membership processes. It is precisely these challenges and changes that prompt ?nce to argue that Turkey must change its attitude towards citizenship. She contends that the enduring concept of national identity from the single-party period, based on a single religion (Sunni Islam) and language (Turkish), is simply to narrow and problematic a definition today - one that cannot absorb a complex reality of ethnic diversity and change. Proposing a more inclusive approach, in line with Habermas's concept of 'constitutional patriotism', she instead puts forward the case for citizens bound together by subscription to democratic values and human rights. By tracing the development of citizenship from the initial founding of the Republic to the present day, this book offers in-depth analysis of the interaction of state and society in modern Turkey, which holds wider implications for the study of the Middle East.
📒Citizenship Education Between Secular And Religious Nationalism ✍ Abdulkerim Sen
✏Citizenship Education Between Secular and Religious Nationalism Book Summary :
✏Neoliberal Transformation of Education in Turkey Book Summary : Neoliberal policies have had an impact on educational systems globally. This book provides a detailed and critical analysis of neoliberal educational policies and reforms in Turkey by focusing on the Justice and Development Party's reform efforts over the last eight years.
📒Constructing Modern Asian Citizenship ✍ Edward Vickers
✏Constructing Modern Asian Citizenship Book Summary : In many non-Western contexts, modernization has tended to be equated with Westernization, and hence with an abandonment of authentic indigenous identities and values. This is evident in the recent history of many Asian societies, where efforts to modernize – spurred on by the spectre of foreign domination – have often been accompanied by determined attempts to stamp national variants of modernity with the brand of local authenticity: ‘Asian values’, ‘Chinese characteristics’, a Japanese cultural ‘essence’ and so forth. Highlighting (or exaggerating) associations between the more unsettling consequences of modernization and alien influence has thus formed part of a strategy whereby elites in many Asian societies have sought to construct new forms of legitimacy for old patterns of dominance over the masses. The apparatus of modern systems of mass education, often inherited from colonial rulers, has been just one instrument in such campaigns of state legitimation. This book presents analyses of a range of contemporary projects of citizenship formation across Asia in order to identify those issues and concerns most central to Asian debates over the construction of modern identities. Its main focus is on schooling, but also examines other vehicles for citizenship-formation, such as museums and the internet; the role of religion (in particular Islam) in debates over citizenship and identity in certain Asian societies; and the relationship between state-centred identity discourses and the experience of increasingly ‘globalized’ elites. With chapters from an international team of contributors, this interdisciplinary volume will appeal to students and scholars of Asian culture and society, Asian education, comparative education and citizenship.
✏Controversial Issues in Social Studies Education in Turkey Book Summary : Controversial Issues in Social Studies Education in Turkey: The Contemporary Debates consists of different research each analyze a controversial topic that is significant to understand the social and political dynamics of Turkish society and culture. One of the purpose of this volume is to analyze and discuss how various controversial issues are perceived by Turkish educators. It also provides insight about how to think and re-organize education both in Turkey and in a global world by taking perceptions of in-service and pre-service social studies teachers on controversial issues and how to teach about them in the Turkish context into consideration. Lastly, it may provide educators and researchers who are interested in teaching and examining such issues with a holistic view.
✏Reviews of National Policies for Education Basic Education in Turkey 2007 Book Summary : This comprehensive review of education policies in Turkey covers primary, secondary, and vocational education and related issues. It finds that an improving economy and governmental continuity provide an unprecedented opportunity for reform.
📒Seventy Five Years Of The Turkish Republic ✍ Sylvia Kedourie
✏Seventy five Years of the Turkish Republic Book Summary : This collection examines the issues which - over the first 75 years of the Turkish Republic - have shaped, and will continue to influence, Turkey's foreign and domestic policy: the legacy of the Ottoman empire, the concept of citizenship, secular democracy, Islamicism and civil-military relations.