Professor Oder discusses the basic features of constitutional democracy in Turkey, such as: democratic institutions, constitutional review, the balancing of majoritarian tendencies with liberal values, the secular state within a predominantly Muslim society, women’s rights, and the influences of Europeanization. She highlights the achievements and the paradoxes of Turkish constitutionalism.
Oder, Bertil Emrah, "The Achievements and Paradoxes of Constitutional Democracy in Turkey" (2012). The Morris Lecture in International and Comparative Law. 7.