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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Migration experiences of Turkish women: Notes from a researcher's diary
The article reviews the migration experiences of Turkish women who were either involved in external migration or were exposed to migration by being left behind upon the emigration of their husbands. It includes notes on ...
Turkey: a middle power in the new order
(Palgrave Macmillan, 1997)
This chapter analyses the role of middle powers in international politics in times of uncertainty and in regions which are marked by a high degree of instability. The focus is on Turkey’s role in the post-Cold War era in ...
Introduction (Political Institutions and democracy - Part I)
(Westview Press, 1997)