The principles of Atatürk's reforms, upon which modern Turkey was established, are referred to as Kemalism.
Kemalist ideology, or "Kemalism", also known as the "Six Arrows", is the principle that defines the basic characteristics of the Republic of Turkey.
There are six fundamental pillars of the ideology:
- Solidatory Corporatism
The principles came to be recognized as unchangeable and sacrosanct.
These principles were formulated and applied but not defined as an ideology during the life of Atatürk.