ARSLAN, D. Ali; BAŞTÜRK, Sadettin; ARSLAN, Gülten
April 2015
UHBAB Journal;Apr-Jun2015, Vol. 4 Issue 12, p129
Academic Journal
Political participation and in relation with this elections, particularly the general elections are the inevitable elements of democratic and in particular the liberal democratic regimes. This study aims to analyse socio-political structure of Mersin at the basis of the results of Turkish general elections since 1950 up to date. Documentary and historical research techniques were employed to realise the aim. A historical perspective and sociological research methods were used during the study. Especially the methods and techniques of political sociology were employed. A Structural-functionalist approach was used at the research. It was looked to the formation of the political structure and the distribution of political power in Mersin since 1950 up to 2015. Then, the meaning of Mersin findings within Turkish society was elaborated. Turkish Multi Party Period, the years of 1950-2014 accepted universe. Turkish general:. elcetions which were realised in multi party period were accepted as the research universe. Mersin general elections were selected as the sample group from the universe. Almost all parliamentary sessions of Multi Party period of Turkish Modern History having been examined according to particular characteristics, assembly by assembly and period by period.


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