Serdar Gülener

Serdar Gülener

Serdar Gülener received his graduate and MA degrees from the Public Administration Department at Sakarya University. For his PhD research he investigated the democratic legitimacy problem of the Turkish Supreme Court and focused, as a case, on the Constitutional Judiciary and Parliament Relations. As an Assoc. Prof. he currently teaches at the Faculty of Political Science at Sakarya University.
FETO Portrait of a Terrorist Organization

FETO: Portrait of a Terrorist Organization

July 15, 2018
We must not forget that FETO is the product of an 'intelligence thinking' and the group's structure and activities were shaped by the same line of thinking. As such, the organization poses a security threat not just to Turkey but also other countries where it remains operational.
Checks and Balances in the Proposed Amendment to the Constitution

Checks and Balances in the Proposed Amendment to the Constitution of Turkey

January 16, 2017
The Turkish Presidential System, which is the center of the proposed amendment, puts limits on the powers of the president and parliament, especially in terms of their relation with each other, and also aims to preserve their spheres of power from intervention by the other.
1982 Constitution and the Politics in the Grip of Bureaucratic

1982 Constitution and the Politics in the Grip of Bureaucratic Tutelage

March 7, 2016
These being the basic functions of a constitution, the Turkish Constitution of 1982 brought forth, since it came into force, a rather precarious situation for the Turkish legal and political systems.