A New System of Government for Turkey: Proposed Solutions for System of Government Based Problems

In the course of the processes of democratisation, institutions play a crucial role. Democracies can function effectively and overcome existential crises to the extent that they are institutionalised. The institutions do not only play a regulative role but have also a transformative function. Therefore building democratic institutions is of a vital importance for a real process in the course of democratisation. In our project "Rethinking the System of Government" we focus on the constitutional system and think that a new system of government will be a good start for the building of a democratic regime. To that end, focusing on the system of government based problems in Turkish political life from an interdisciplinary perspective, we propose a fully novel system of government that has a new approach to the relations between the branches of legislative and executive.

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