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Defining and living out the interior: the ‘modern’ apartment and the ‘urban’ housewife in Turkey during the 1950s and 1960s
(Taylor & Francis, 2009-12)
This study investigates the interaction of women’s gendered identities and performances in the modern middle strata with the new apartment, while complicating the boundary between the legitimizing discourses of modern ...
A graph based approach to estimating lexical cohesion
Traditionally, information retrieval systems rank documents according to the query terms they contain. However, even if a document may contain all query terms, this does not guarantee that it is relevant to the query. The ...
On some umbrellas
Before I introduce the subject of this article, I should confess that its subject is the subject itself. The question of the subject always brings along a question of location and, therefore, a question of topology. ...
The acoustical characteristics of the Kocatepe Mosque in Ankara, Turkey
(Taylor & Francis, 2008)
This research investigates the acoustical characteristics of mosques of the classical Ottoman period and the contemporary period. Kocatepe Mosque, the major mosque in Ankara, Turkey, as a case from the contemporary era is ...
Traditional toys at the present day
The re-production of traditional toys at the present day both by industrial and traditional methods shows divergent design approaches. The materials used by traditional methods such as wood, clay, textile are substituted ...
Need for a systemic theory of classification in information science
In the article, the author aims to clarify some of the issues surrounding the discussion regarding the usefulness of a substantive classification theory in information science (IS) by means of a broad perspective. By ...
Assisted living as a new place schema: a comparison with homes and nursing homes
This study examines how the new place type of assisted living is represented in terms of its visual and verbal attributes and in comparison with the well-established schemata of home and nursing homes. Ninety-eight respondents ...
The persistence of the Turkish nation in the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
(Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2007)
[No abstract available]
Figures of wo/man in contemporary architectural discourse