Retro-Blogging Research: Rhineland-Palatinate, Lakatos, Turkey & Political Opportunity Structure

Every now and then, I spend a merry evening pulling half-forgotten manuscripts/preprints into this not-so-new website. Here is tonight’s potpourri

Democratic values and attitudes in Turkey

Last year, the “Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie and Sozialpsychologie” published an article on the level of support for the European Union’s core principles (democracy, gender equality, religious freedom, rule of law) in Turkey. In essence, the author claimed that the level of support for these principles in Turkey is low because a) the level of…