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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 ...
Turkey's predicament in the post-Cold War era
(Pergamon Press, 1996)
The ultimate objective of the modern Turkish republic was to be recognized as a European state. The Cold War structures enabled the realization of that goal. Turkey's Europeanness was defined according to its geostrategic ...
Virginity Tests and Artificial Virginity in Modern Turkish Medicine
This paper addresses modern Turkish medicine as arbitrator of two modem medical practices: virginity surgery and virginity tests. These medical procedures are currently practiced by medical doctors [obstetrician-gynecologists ...
Islam and democracy in Turkey: Toward a reconciliation?
(Middle East Institute, 1997)
Turkey's democracy has been consolidated by the inclusion of the religiously-oriented into mainstream politics. This was facilitated by the increasing secularization of the Turks that made support for a radical religious ...
Parameters and strategies of Islam-state interaction in republican Turkey
(Cambridge University Press, 1996)
Against a historical background marked by “the most radical secular revolution of any state in the Muslim world,” the Turkish state over the past decade has faced an Islamic fundamentalist challenge to its secular basis. ...
Articulating difference: the problem of the other in international political economy
This paper demonstrates that advancing our understanding of international political economy (IPE) entails posing the question of otherness and difference as an object of theoretical and historical inquiry. It suggests that ...
Democratization in the Middle East: Turkey-how far from Consolidation?
(The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996)
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Women in banking: A comparative perspective on the integration myth
This article reports on the results of two similar surveys conducted with professional women bankers, one in the USA and the other in Turkey, to explore socio-economic backgrounds, attitudes towards work, and the nature ...