Türkiye'de Siyasi Partilerin Seçim Beyannamelerindeki Politika Öncelikleri, 2002-2015*

Bu çalışmada Türkiye'deki başlıca siyasi partilerin 2002-2015 dönemindeki seçim kampanyalarında hangi politika alanlarını vurguladıkları incelenmektedir. Yanıt aranan temel sorular şunlardır: Siyasi partiler hangi politika alanlarına öncelik vermektedir? Partiler arasında öncelik verilen politika alanları açısından önemli farklılıklar gözlenmekte midir, yoksa tüm büyük partilerin vurguladığı ortak politika alanları var mıdır? Partilerin politika alanı önceliklerinde zaman içerisinde ne gibi değişimler görülmektedir? Son olarak, partilerin öncelik verdiği politika alanları, halk tarafından ülkenin karşı karşıya olduğu önemli ve ciddi meseleler olarak görülen alanlar ile örtüşmekte midir? Bu sorulara yanıt vermek için partilerin politika önerilerinin resmi beyanını sunan seçim beyannameleri incelenmiştir. Bu çalışmanın sonucu ekonomi ile refah ve yaşam kalitesi alanlarına ilişkin politika önerilerinin Türkiye'deki dört büyük siyasi partinin 2002-2015 dönemindeki seçim beyannamelerinde en sık yer bulan konular olduğuna işaret etmektedir.

Policy Priorities in the Election Manifestos of Political Parties in Turkey, 2002-2015

The policy areas prioritized by the major Turkish political parties during the election campaigns between 2002 and 2015 are examined in this study. The main questions to be addressed are as follows: Which policy areas do the political parties prioritize? Is there a significant divergence in the prioritization of different policy areas or are there common themes that are emphasized by all parties? Are there trends regarding the parties' policy priorities over time? And finally, do the policy areas, as prioritized by the parties, correspond to what the public considers as important issues? To address these questions, the election manifestos of the four major Turkish political parties are analyzed. The analyses show that policy areas related to the economy, welfare, and quality of life are the most recurring themes in the election manifestos of the four major Turkish parties between 2002 and 2015

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