Год издания: 2006
Издатель: Granta Books
Количество страниц: 288
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"It's the neoconservative dream come true: a Muslim country in the Middle East that's rapidly transforming into a liberal democracy with a thriving market economy that builds half of Europe's television sets. However, it wasn't American military intervention that produced this miracle, but a combination of European Union economic incentives and moderate Islam. In this engaging, hopeful survey, BBC correspondent Morris paints Turkey as a study in contradictions. A rabidly secular military establishment spars with Islamic parties that champion democracy and human rights; cosmopolitan cities where miniskirts abound and head scarves are few and far between are surrounded by an almost feudal countryside where honor killings are routine. At the center of these upheavals is Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has pushed through a whirlwind of progressive reforms while trying to appease his Islamist constituents with proposals to outlaw adultery. Morris is captivated with Turkey's...