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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Does international migration encourage consumerism in the country of origin?-A Turkish study
(Springer Netherlands, 1999)
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 ...
The Cyprus debacle: what the future holds
(Pergamon Press, 1999)
This paper analyzes the Cyprus conflict from a realist perspective based on the assumption that it has implications for regional and global security. At the end of the millennium, the UN negotiations for Cyprus have been ...
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 ...
Republican epistemology and Islamic discourses in Turkey in the 1990s
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 1998)
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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 ...