Ergin Yildizoğlu

Bio: 

Ergin Yildizoğlu lives in London and edits a monthly newsletter on Turkey.


Articles by this Author
The Political Uses of Islam in Turkey

For the past several years, the Turkish press has seemed obsessed with irtica, a word of Arabic origin meaning religious reaction and obscurantism. The media has reported incident after incident in which hoca and imam...

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Trade Unions and Turkey's Working Class

The emergence of the working class as a force on Turkey’s political scene is essentially a phenomenon of the years since World War II. The organized expression of this class, trade unions, also made their appearance in these years. Both...

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