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The crisis of bourgeois democracy: the fate of an experiment in the age of nationalism, populism, and neo-liberalism

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Ronald Grigor Suny, History Department, University of Michigan, 48109-1003, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, rgsuny@umich.edu.

Author’s Note: This article was originally given as the The Hrant Dink Memorial Lecture at Boğaziçi University on January 20, 2017, to commemorate the tenth anniversary of Hrant Dink’s murder. It has been revised and expanded thanks to a generous faculty grant from the Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia (WCEE) at the University of Michigan. The author is grateful to Geoff Eley, Isebil Gruhn, John Huber, Stathis Kalyvas, Ryan McCullough, Murat Özyüksel, David Priestland, Ivan Sablin, Kim Lane Scheppele, Lewis Siegelbaum, Anoush Tamar Suni, Sevan Suni, Yuri Zhukov, and Erik Jan Zürcher for their comments on earlier drafts, which helped to improve the final piece.

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