The trend towards secularism in Turkey as exemplified by its educational development.

by William. A. Edmonds

Institution: McGill University
Department: Department of Anthropology.
Degree: MA.
Year: 1954
Keywords: Islamic Studies.
Record ID: 1535112
Full text PDF: http://digitool.library.mcgill.ca/thesisfile109768.pdf


It has been said by many scholars that at the present the Middle East is grappling with the problem of Westernization. For us to comprehend this problem, they say that we must analyze and understand what this process of Westernization is and what it involves. This is true; yet there is a need for a clarification of terms and ideas before one proceeds with such a study. In the first place, what is meant by the term Westernization?