Ihsan Yilmaz 1 addresses a highly topical, timely and significant analysis of the modern Turkish state in his book Creating the Desired Citizen. The book examines the ideological, social and political constructs of what Yilmaz calls the “desired citizen.” He juxtaposes the desired citizen with tolerated and undesired citizens in a far-reaching assessment of Turkey’s ruling parties, nation-building exercises, authoritarian politics and social engineering programs designed to render, control and homogenise its citizens.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Australian Journal of Islamic Studies|
|Early online date||20 Aug 2021|
|Publication status||Published - 01 Nov 2021|