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Gender in political sex scandals in contemporary Turkey: women’s agency and the public sphere
Sex scandals in politics lead to intense public debates about fundamental issues, such as morality, publicity, and privacy, rendering gender inequalities more visible than ever. This article aims to reveal the complex ...
Ideas and change in foreign policy instruments: soft power and the case of the Turkish international cooperation and development agency
(Oxford University Press, 2015-04-01)
Constructivism in the International Relations literature mainly focuses on the constitutive interaction between international norms and state actions. Few studies explore when ideas at the domestic level matter in foreign ...
How (not) to disappear completely: pedagogical potential of research methods in international relations
(Sage Publications Ltd., 2015)
The question of research methods, and their role in the field, is a major source of contention for IR scholars. We can, however, discuss method, methodology, and innovation without revising or revisiting old debates. Methods ...
Culture and the distinctiveness motive: constructing identity in individualistic and collectivistic contexts
(American Psychological Association, 2012)
The motive to attain a distinctive identity is sometimes thought to be stronger in, or even specific to, those socialized into individualistic cultures. Using data from 4,751 participants in 21 cultural groups (18 nations ...
Oslo and its aftermath: lessons learned from track two diplomacy
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., 2012)
Since the collapse of the Oslo peace process and the violence that followed, many scholars have reflected upon the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Most of this analysis has focused on official negotiations without ...
Urban development process of built environments in metropolitan areas in Turkey: case study of angora settlement, Ankara
(American Society of Civil Engineers, 2012)
The built environments of metropolitan areas are rapidly changing in response to urban development dynamics. The nature of the urban built environment continues to be influenced by the conflicting interests and expectations ...
Identification and inference using event studies
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2013)
We discuss the use of event studies in macroeconomics and finance, arguing that many important macro-finance questions can only be answered using event studies with high-frequency financial market data. We provide a broad ...
A divided government, an ideological parliament, and an insecure leader: Turkey's indecision about joining the Iraq War
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., 2013-03)
Objectives: On March 1, 2003, the Turkish parliament rejected a government motion that would involve Turkey in the Iraq war and allow U.S. forces to use Turkish territory in an offensive against Iraq. This decision has ...
Transgovernmentalism meets security: police liaison officers, terrorism, and statist transnationalism
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., 2011-01)
Studies of transgovernmental activities have enhanced our understanding of changing global politics, but their claims have not been fully investigated with respect to the security realm. Therefore, this article first ...
(Duke University Press, 2011)