Turkey’s New Constitution-making Attempt and the Participation of Minority Organisations during the Pubic Consultation Process

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In terms of its content and preparation process, the 1982 Constitution has been regarded as an obstacle to building a genuine democratic order. Its nationalist character also reinforced the status of citizenship as a national identity through articles related to language, education and cultural rights. Thus, the 1982 constitution helped to maintain the nationalisation of citizenship, which was employed as a state policy since the establishment of the Republic.

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Assimilation Turkey 

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  1. 1.YalovaTurkey

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