Subject Area

Politics; Religion

Description

This project examines the rise of religious parties in secular democracies. In both Turkey and India, religious parties have enjoyed electoral successes (and failures). While religion is a significant issue to voters, it is oftentimes the persistence of economic problems that leads to the rise and fall of religious parties. The impact of coalition governments, change in political rhetoric, and relationship between government and religion in both countries are also analyzed and contrasted.

Publisher

Providence College

Date

12-2012

Type

Article

Format

Text

.pdf (text searchable)

Language

English

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