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When they took the control of the state affairs, they set out a policy of creating a national bourgeoisie who run their businesses in the national economy, and this process reached its top during WWI. The s was the era of statist policies in the Turkish history.

The campaign of statism was very effective and the government took courage from the success of it.

Log In Sign Up. This means a sharp decrease in the amount of the foreign currency in the Turkish economy. This helped them overcome the effect of the great depression. You already recently rated this item. They encouraged industry inthe bill to encourage the Industry.

She would insist on the freedom to impose tariffs without which her industrialization would be impossible. Please enter your name.

The population decreased, the economic activities decreased and the crimes, massacres, atrocities drastically increased during the war years.

They were aware of the situation of the empire, and they saw themselves as the only saviors of the empire. The Kemalists expected that the industrial center would prosper their environs. Their political agenda was shaped by this econpmy. The local business made huge profits during this period.


WWI was an impetus for economic nationalization and development. From Empire To Republic volume 1.

It was a great disappointment for the Kemalists, and they decided to handle the crisis with the interventionist policies that were no more impossible. In short, the economic policies between were for the same aim. In conclusion, I am going to mention the effects and the results of the statist policies.

The committee started reforms to reach this target, but the biggest obstacle was the capitulations which couldn’t be abolished without the sanction of the powers. The country had to sustain its economy by using internal sources. They accepted that they were in need of foreign capital for the construction of huge economic projects.

Linked Data More info about Linked Data. All state policy at their time was concentrated on building an independent modern state structure. Especially economic reforms were at the focal point in their ahmadd program.

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The ruling elite, the Kemalists, changed their economic policy and began to apply statist economic policies due to some practical and ideological factors.

The results were not always positive. Help Center Find new research papers in: The Soviet Union was very successful in dealing ahmsd the effects of the crisis. The E-mail Address es field is required. Thus, Anatolian nationalism gained momentum.

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Many of the goods that imported by necessity were being produced, and this made the country one of the self-sustaining countries in the World. The Kemalists regarded industry and civilization as synonymous, believing that Turkey had to have a strong, balanced and independent industrial economy in order to achieve the goal of civilization.


The sultan gave up and restored the constitutional regime, and these also remarked the overtaking the political power by the Unionists. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed kdmalism this request anyway.

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They were performing their economic activities without taxes that the Muslims paid or with a lower one. Turkey successfully tackled with the world economic crisis. The workers paid the price of this success story.

Ina law for the encouragement of industry was passed. They saw that the liberal economic model didn’t create a businessmen class who invested in the production.

During the anmad, The Soviet Union overcame the crisis without a huge economic loss only because of their statist — protectionist economy that made the country isolated from the international economic crisis. WWI and the Independence War were devastating for all aspects of life in the country. Imports of the goods which could be produced were forbidden.

The state supported them and bought their harvest with a higher price.

The protectionist, statist, and isolationist policies protected the countries who applied them from the catastrophic effects of economic crisis. Please enter recipient e-mail address es.