Does political culture matter for Europeanization? Evidence from the Ottoman Turkish modernization in state-labor relations


Akan T.

EMPLOYEE RELATIONS, vol.33, pp.221-248, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1108/01425451111121759
  • Title of Journal : EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
  • Page Numbers: pp.221-248

Abstract

Purpose - Contextualizing its argument specifically into the role and impact of the traditional political culture on the process of modernization, this paper aims to examine the "culture matters" approach through the two-century experience of the top-down modernization of the Ottoman-Turkish civilization in the realm of state-labor relations.