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Slavejko Sasajkovski and Ljubica Micanovska
 
 
 
Slavejko Sasajkovski, PhD. Sociology graduate researcher from Faculty of Philosophy - Institute of Sociology - research direction in 1984, with diploma work "Vatican and contemporary international political relations". Master sociological Science from the Institute for Sociological, Political - Juridical Research (ISPJR) - Skopje, in 1994, with a thesis "Universal religions, the spirit of tolerance and ecumenism". Doctor of Social Sciences from the Institute for Sociological, Political - Juridical Research - Skopje, in 1998, with a dissertation "Revitalize the social function of religion: religious - political confrontation with religious phenomenon". Since 1985 employed at the Institute for Sociological, Political - Juridical Research - Skopje, where he was elected as a scientific advisor. Dr. Sasajkovski was mentor of defended doctoral dissertations and master's theses in the areas of political and sociological sciences and the field of management and mentor of doctoral dissertations master's thesis that the mentoring phase of the scientific areas of social and political sciences.
 
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Journal of Liberty and International Affairs | Vol. 5, No. 1 | May 2019
 
 
 
THE IDENTITY OF THE MODERN TURKISH NATION-STATE: SEVERAL POLITICAL & SOCIOLOGICAL REFERENCES
Slavejko Sasajkovski and Ljubica Micanovska
 
 
 
 
Abstract
 
The modern Turkish state is a typical nation-state, as it is originally defined by the Westphalian international political and legal order. This essential feature of the modern Turkish nation-state is the product of the theoretical concept and the fundamental political and ideological principles and postulates of Kemalism (Kemal Ataturk), that is, the paradigm of the modern Turkish constitutionality and the modern Turkish determination of its national identity. This national identity is the identity of a nation-state, that is, the identity of a nation as a political nation, as a citizens of the modern Turkish state (nation-state). The modern Turkish national identity in this sense does not have its own classical ethnogenesis, that identity is not an ethno-national identity, but it is identity of a true nation-state that includes in itself all the special ethno-national identities, united as a Turkish national identity of a nation-state. The ethno-national identity for the paradigm of the modern Turkish national identity is exclusively only private and personal determination of individuals citizens of the modern Turkish nation-state, which does not recognize, accept or admits the constitutional-legal order of the modern Turkish state. More over, these ethno-national identities have treatment of a factor of essentially jeopardizing the integrity and cohesion of the modern Turkish nation-state
 
 
Keywords
 
Ethno-National Identities; Treaty of Lausanne; Kurds; War in Syria
 
 
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