Now showing items 1-10 of 1738
Ethnographie du gecekondu. Un habitat autoconstruit de la périphérie urbaine
(Presses Universitaires de France, 2014)
This article addresses the perspectives of residents or former residents of gecekondus who, in the processes of urban transformation, have moved to housing estates of high-rise blocks built either by public or private ...
Upon the fall of the Berlin Wall and demise of the Soviet Union, NATO has made efforts to adapt itself to the transformation of the international system. Although its endeavour has been hard and problematic NATO has had a ...
A noncooperative approach to bankruptcy problems with an endogenous estate
We introduce a new class of bankruptcy problems in which the value of the estate is endogenous and depends on agents' investment decisions. There are two investment alternatives: investing in a company (risky asset) and ...
Public policy and growth in Canada: an applied endogenous growth model with human and knowledge capital accumulation
Evidence suggests that the Canadian economy is over-shadowed with lagging productivity growth and that its innovation strategy lacks a market-oriented focus; and is unbalanced and biased. We study this problem with the aid ...
O significado da segurança no Médio Oriente
(Instituto da Defesa Nacional, 2001)
[No abstract available]
Realpolitik and jihad: Najm al-Din Ilghazi's relations with the early crusader states
(Ahmet Yesevi University, 2014)
This study evaluates the policies of the Artukid emir of Mardin and Aleppo, Najm al-Dīn Ilghāzī, against the Crusader states. In the literature, Ilghāzī is commonly regarded as an emir who won a victory against the Franks ...
Detection and localization of specular surfaces using image motion cues
Successful identification of specularities in an image can be crucial for an artificial vision system when extracting the semantic content of an image or while interacting with the environment. We developed an algorithm ...
A Historical Synopsis of Over-feminized Local Governance in Neoliberal Turkey
In Turkey, important decentralization measures were taken after the 1980s. The new administrative model gave local governments the role of dealing with social exclusion while financing social welfare expenditures through ...
Is environmental efficiency trade inducing or trade hindering?
Global efforts to identify strategies for sustainable economic growth and development underline the need for understanding important links between environmental policies and international trade. In this paper, by constructing ...
Vulnerable identities: Pious women columnists' narratives on Islamic feminism and feminist self-identification in contemporary Turkey
(Elsevier Ltd, 2015)
This paper presents the findings of a qualitative study on pious women columnists' negotiation of feminist self-identification in contemporary Turkey. Given the rise of the anti-feminist gender politics under the pro-Islamist ...