Year 2007, Volume 6, Issue 3&4, Pages 121 - 141 2007-12-16

Civic Nationalism in Turkey: A Study on the Political Profile of Celal Bayar

Sule Toktas [1]

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Celal Bayar, a prominent figure in Turkish politics who had hold various offices and positions
last one being Republic Presidency, contributed to the Turkish nation-building process and took part in
its various proceedings and institutions. This article discusses the views of Celal Bayar on nationalism,
more specifically on Turkish nationalism. The discussion reflects on Bayar’s conception of ‘Turkish
nation’, ‘national state’, ‘the Eastern question’, ‘Democrat Party nationalism’ and ‘the non-Muslim
minorities’. The public speeches of him clearly point out that Celal Bayar understood and even
promoted a type of Turkish nationalism which is very much close to civic nationalism.


Keywords: Celal Bayar, Turkish nationalism, nation, state, civic.

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Author: Sule Toktas

Bibtex @ { alternatives21068, journal = {Alternatives: Turkish Journal of International Relations}, issn = {2146-0809}, eissn = {1303-5525}, address = {Yalova University}, year = {2007}, volume = {6}, pages = {121 - 141}, doi = {}, title = {Civic Nationalism in Turkey: A Study on the Political Profile of Celal Bayar}, key = {cite}, author = {Toktas, Sule} }
APA Toktas, S . (2007). Civic Nationalism in Turkey: A Study on the Political Profile of Celal Bayar. Alternatives: Turkish Journal of International Relations, 6 (3&4), 121-141. Retrieved from http://dergipark.org.tr/alternatives/issue/1706/21068
MLA Toktas, S . "Civic Nationalism in Turkey: A Study on the Political Profile of Celal Bayar". Alternatives: Turkish Journal of International Relations 6 (2007): 121-141 <http://dergipark.org.tr/alternatives/issue/1706/21068>
Chicago Toktas, S . "Civic Nationalism in Turkey: A Study on the Political Profile of Celal Bayar". Alternatives: Turkish Journal of International Relations 6 (2007): 121-141
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ISNAD Toktas, Sule . "Civic Nationalism in Turkey: A Study on the Political Profile of Celal Bayar". Alternatives: Turkish Journal of International Relations 6 / 3&4 (December 2007): 121-141.