Journalist, writer, academic, Professor, politician and statesman, XVI. Term Izmir Deputy-42. Government Minister Of Culture (b. 10 July 1939 - d. 21 October 1999, Ankara). He was a graduate of Ankara University, Faculty of Political Science. He did is doctorate studies at Paris Faculty of Law in 1967. He became a professor in 1988. He worked in the editorial department of the journal Yenigün between 1962 and 1963 and served as an academician after 1968.
He was elected a Republican People’s Party parliamentary deputy for İzmir in 1977. He served as the Minister of Culture during the term of the 42nd government formed by Bülent Ecevit (1978-79). Returning to the university after the 12 September Coup d’etat, Kışlalı taught political science at Ankara University, Faculty of Communication. He had been writing columns under the title Haftaya Bakış in the newspaper Cumhuriyet before he was gunned down in front of his house in Ankara.
Bir Türk'ün Ölümü (Death of a Turk), Kemalizm (Kemalism), Laiklik ve Demokrasi (Secularism and Democracy), Öğrenci Ayaklanması (Students’ Rebellion), Seçimsiz Demokrasi (Democracy without Elections), Ben Demokrat Değilim (I Am Not a Democrat, 2000).
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