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

Akan T.

EMPLOYEE RELATIONS, vol.33, no.3, pp.221-248, 2011 (SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1108/01425451111121759
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.221-248
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: No


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.