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A logic programming framework for modelling temporal objects
We present a general approach for modeling temporal aspects of objects in a logic programming framework. Change is formulated in the context of a database which stores explicitly a record of all changes that have occurred ...
Reproductive citizenship in Turkey: abortion chronicles
This paper discusses the gendered nature of reproductive citizenship in contemporary Turkey through reading the abortion chronicles and exposes the utilization of women's bodies and subjection of women to demographic ...
Squatter (gecekondu) housing versus apartment housing-Turkish rural-to-urban migrant residents perspectives
This paper investigates the meaning of squatter (gecekondu) and apartment housing for rural-to-urban migrant residents and their perceptions and preferences regarding this issue in the context of Turkey. The research, ...
The meaning of city living for rural migrant women and their role in migration: the case of Turkey
This article explores the meaning of city living for Turkish women and the role women play both in the migration process and in establishing their lives in the city. It brings out the voices of women and lets them speak ...
The contradictions of conservatism
(Cambridge University Press, 2013)
This article is a study of the contradictions of conservatism. It shows that most modern writers since Oakeshott have defined conservatism in an abstract manner. Here I argue that their definition, although not wrong, is ...
The voice of poetry in the thought of Michael Oakeshott
(University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002)
In Between Democracy and Secularism: The Case of Turkish Civil Society
Since 2011, the Arab uprisings, signaling a new wave of political mobilization, have restored belief in the potential for civil society to make democratic openings. Nevertheless, the academic literature up to the present ...
Religion and ethno-nationalism: Turkey's Kurdish issue
(John Wiley & Sons, 2013)
One approach within the Islamic camp treats Islam, which emphasizes overarching notions such as the 'Islamic brotherhood' and 'ummah', as incompatible with ethno-nationalist ideas and movements. It is, however, striking ...
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How do Smuggling and Trafficking Operate via Irregular Border Crossings in the Middle East? Evidence from Fieldwork in Turkey
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2002)
This article summarizes main trends, issues, actors, and activities regarding the operation and extension of human trafficking and smuggling via irregular border crossings in the Middle East. Its premise is that rather ...