This book re-evaluates the politics of the maligned industrialization strategy and examines Turkey's attempts to implement it in the 1960s and 1970s. It argues that Import Substituting Industrialization itself is not responsible for the failure of Turkey's industrialization efforts.
Table of Contents
The Political Economy of Import Substituting Industrialization -- The State and the Crisis of Import Substitution -- The Historical Antecedents of Import Substitution in Turkey -- Planning and Implementing ISI in Turkey -- Successes and Failures of ISI in Turkey -- Private Sector Cleavages -- The Road to Paralysis: State-Business Relations -- Regaining Autonomy: the Making of a Bureaucratic Authoritarian Regime
Henri J. Barkey,