Human Development Index
Ağustos 18, 2020

Turkey in between: The continuing search for development

“Nowadays, we are all ‘modern.’ But we became modern in very different ways” (Therborn 2012: 71). The implication here is that modernity is a global reality, based on different histories, and different social and cultural backgrounds. This also holds for Turkey; where interesting stories of (human) development and (social) progress gradually unraveled throughout the modernization process of the country. According to Therborn, there are four different paths to modernity defined by the conflict lines for and against the “new” based […]