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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)
[No abstract available]
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 ...
Turcia-Rusia: Necesitatea Reluării Dialogului Bilateral
(University of European Studies of Moldova, 2015-12)
This paper investigates the causes of the serious crisis between Turkey and Russia in recent days. November 24, after a Turkish Air Force F-16 fighter jet shot down a Russian Sukhoi Su-24M bomber aircraft, the relations ...
Plus Ça Change … Re-Articulating Authoritarianism in the New Turkey
(SAGE Publications Ltd, 2018-01-01)
This study argues that the understanding of politics that prevails in contemporary Turkey resonates with Ernesto Laclau’s perspective on Turkish politics of the 1930s. Adapting Laclau’s antagonistic politics to the analysis ...
Justice and development party's understanding of democracy and democratisation: Cultural relativism and the construction of the west as the 'other'
(Brill Academic Publishers, 2018-01-01)
The perception of Turkey as a model of attractive country in the region has started to change in the recent years. In the first decade of the JDP rule Turkey was seen as an emerging power with its strong economy, improving ...
Dependency on imported oil and its effects on current account
(Taylor & Francis Inc, 2017)
Oil price hikes can have disruptive effects on the current account balances of oil-importing developing countries, which largely depend on external energy sources for domestic output. Nonetheless, the relation between oil ...
Paradigm Shift between Turkey and the Kurds: From ‘Clash of the Titans’ to ‘Game of Thrones’
Throughout the history of the Turkish Republic, its military and political elites in Ankara have regarded the Kurdish question as a security issue. Therefore, initiating the ‘peace process’ with the PKK and developing ...
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 ...