KENAN EVREN'S DISCOURSES ON LEGITIMIZING THE COUP AFTER 12 SEPTEMBER

Abstract

Author(s): Esra TRE

A military coup was conducted under the leadership of the Chief of General Staff Kenan Evren in Turkey on 12 September, 1980. Following the coup, a new political structuring process was experienced. In this process, it was seen that Evren had used expressions to legitimate both the coup and political implementations. In his speeches addressed to the public during his travels in Anatolia, Evren also mentioned the political, cultural and economic issues of the region he went to and tried to reveal the reasons for the coup. Although the public did not a negative react to the coup, Evren wanted to provide public support with his speeches to the coup , the National Security Council and the Council's implementations. While trying to provide public support, Kenan Evren did not hesitate to put forward as a threat factor the possibility of returning to preSeptember 12 conditions if his words were not taken into consideration. In this study, Evren's efforts to legitimize the coup during his travels in Anatolia from 12 September 1980 military coup to 6 November 1983 elections and the arguments, discourses he used to achieve this were examined.

Announcements

You can send your paper at https://www.scholarscentral.org/submissions/international-social-research.html

  • The Journal of International Social Research / Uluslararas覺 Sosyal Arat覺rmalar Dergisi ISSN: 1307-9581, an international, peer-reviewed, on the web publication, from 2007 will be issued least four times annualy.
  • Our journal is an independent academic publication based on research in social sciences, contributing to its field and trying to publish scientific articles that will bring innovation to the original and social sciences.
  • The journal has got an international editorial board and referee board, mainly embodied from the each individually professional on the social research fields.
  • Uluslararas覺 Sosyal Arat覺rmalar Dergisi / The Journal of International Social Research became a member of Cross Reff since 2014 and started to assign DOI numbers to the articles. image
Google Scholar citation report
Citations : 27

The Journal of International Social Research received 27 citations as per Google Scholar report

The Journal of International Social Research peer review process verified by publons
Get the App