Democracy (For Me): Religious and Secular Beliefs in Turkey and Liberal Democracy
"Media Values and Democratization: What Unites and What Divides Religious-Conservative and Pro-Secular Elites?" by Murat Somer, Turkish Studies 11(4), December 2010: 555–577.
"Does It Take Democrats to Democratize? Lessons From Islamic and Secular
Elite Values in Turkey," by Murat Somer, Comparative Political Studies 44(5): 512-545.
"Democracy (For Me): Religious and Secular Beliefs and Social and Political Pluralism in Turkey" by Murat Somer, 2009. (Publication info forthcoming.)
The Economist, country briefing: http://www.economist.com/countries/Turkey/
The Council on Foreign Relations: http://www.cfr.org/region/358/turkey.html
Murat Somer's webpage: http://home.ku.edu.tr/~musomer/