Turkey’s New Constitution-making Attempt and the Participation of Minority Organisations during the Pubic Consultation Process
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.
KeywordsPolitical Participation Jewish Community Religious Community Civil Society Organisation Protestant Church
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