Yunus Emre / The Genesis of The Left of Center in Turkey: 1965-1967

An abstract of the Thesis of Yunus Emre for the degree of Master of Arts from the Atatürk Institute for Modern Turkish History to be taken June 2007

The Genesis of The Left of Center in Turkey: 1965-1967

In the thesis the discourse of left of center which came onto the agenda before the 1965 elections was scrutinized in the context of the intellectual history and social democracies of Western Europe. The left of center entered Turkish political life as an attributed feature to the Republican People’s Party and then with the reception of this definition by