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Islamist terrorism as identity threat: the case of ambivalent identification and self-stereotyping among Turkish Muslims
Terrorist attacks committed in 2003 by Turkish Islamist extremists threatened the social identity of Turkish Muslims by associating them with terrorism. Using a 2 x 3 experimental design, we categorized Turkish respondents ...
The AK Party and Biopolitics: How a Transformation in Governmentality Affects Population Politics in Turkey
(Brill Academic Publishers, 2015)
The political rise of the AK Party in Turkey since 2002 has been associated with a social transformation within the country. This article argues that the dynamics of this transformation is rooted in the simultaneously ...
Turkey’s Struggle Against the Foreign Fighters of DAESH
(Stratejik Araştırmalar Merkezi, 2016-07)
DAESH is a terrorist organisation with a Salafist jihadist ideology that threatens the civilized world. Moreover, like a contagious agent of a cancer cell to the rest of the body, the foreign terrorist fighters of DAESH ...
Turkey-Japan: Dialogue on Global Affairs
(Stratejik Araştırmalar Merkezi, 2016-11)
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Fines versus prison for the issuance of bad checks: Evidence from a policy shift in Turkey
(Elsevier Science Bv, 2017-11)
We investigate whether the February 2012 amendments to the Check Law in Turkey that replaced imprisonment with administrative fines for issuing bad checks were a driver of the surge in bad checks since late 2011. As the ...
Happiness and Life Satisfaction in Turkey in Recent Years
This paper aims to investigate the determinants of happiness and life satisfaction in Turkey in recent years. It uses regression analyses based on micro data from two nationally representative household surveys, namely the ...
Estimating the evolution of elasticities of natural gas demand: the case of Istanbul, Turkey
(Physica-Verlag Gmbh & Co, 2016-08)
Much of the existing literature on demand for natural gas assumes constant and single-value elasticities, overlooking the possibility of dynamic responses to the changing conditions. We aim to fill this gap by providing ...
Gender Roles and the Education Gender Gap in Turkey
Using nationally representative data on individual subjective views on gender roles, we examine the gender gap in educational achievement in Turkey and show that the cultural bias against the education of girls is a ...
Clinical findings and mutation analysis of NF1 patients in Turkey
(Elsevier B.V., 2018-02)
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is an autosomal dominant disease that is caused by mutations of the NF1 gene. NF1 is clinically characterized by neurofibromas, pigmentation anomalies, and an increased risk of malignant ...
What have health care reforms achieved in Turkey? An appraisal of the "Health Transformation Programme"
(Elsevier Ireland Ltd, 2015)
Poor health status indicators, low quality care, inequity in the access to health services and inefficiency due to fragmented health financing and provision have long been problems in Turkey's health system. To address ...