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The impact of migration on Turkish rural women: four emergent patterns
(Sage Publications, Inc., 1998)
This article explores the diverse experiences of Turkish rural migrant women in the city and how city living enters the definition of gender and the distribution of power in the migrant household. It draws on data collected ...
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 ...
Two incompatible positions in the challenge against the 'individual subject of modernity'
(Sage Publications Ltd., 1997)
This paper discusses the theoretical status of human beings in the therapeutic sciences of modern societies. The concept of the 'individual' was shaped, and achieved an unsurpassable status in scientific discourse, during ...
Republican epistemology and Islamic discourses in Turkey in the 1990s
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 1998)
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The ethnic question in an environment of insecurity: the Kurds in Turkey
This article examines the effect that a poor structural context, what we term an 'environment of insecurity', has on the Kurdish ethnic nationalist mobilization in Turkey. The empirical evidence for this analysis is based ...
Political tuning in Ankara, a capital, as reflected in its urban symbols and images
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 1998)
Determining the 'tensions, conflicts and social changes' in the city through symbolic configurations and shifting images has been a recent dimension in the study of urban culture. This is the perspective taken in this ...
Is legal-rational bureaucracy a prerequisite for a rational-productive bureaucracy? The case of Turkey
(Sage Publications, 1998)
The particular pattern the bureaucratic development in Turkey has evinced suggests that legal rationality is a prerequisite for the successful institutionalization of rational productivity. Whereas there is a zero-sum type ...
The effect of international migration on religious observance and attitudes in Turkey
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., 1998)
As part of a larger inquiry into the consequences of international migration for those who remain in the country of origin, detailed interviews were conducted with 234 adults in four Turkish provinces. Three migrant-status ...
Awareness of and support for human rights among Turkish university students
(The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999)
Human rights have a high place on the agenda of the world today. In the eyes of their defenders they are a sine qua non for the peace and the welfare of mankind and for democratic ideals. On the other hand the human rights ...
Turkish women's predicament
(Pergamon Press, 1999)
To the foreign observer, Turkish women constitute an anomaly amongst Muslim societies. Since the creation of the Turkish Republic in 1923, Turkey has engaged in a project of modernization and secularization. As part and ...