Browsing by Subject "Liminality"
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Creating New Relationships Through Tourism: A Qualitative Analysis of Tourist Motivations of Older Individuals in Japan Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Routledge Journals Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2015)The current study is an exploration to examine older Japanese individuals' motivations for travel. The study employed an open-ended survey and in-depth interviews in order to gain insight into the creation of human relationships through tourism. Our results show that tourism is perceived as offering extraordinary opportunities to meet new people and to form and develop new relationships by Japanese older individuals who experience fewer opportunities to interact with other people in their everyday ...
From the Atlantic pact to NATO: debating Turkey's location and function in the Turkish grand national assembly Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Uluslararası İlişkiler Konseyi Derneği, 2012)This article using critical geopolitics as a framework analyzes identity formation in Turkey during Turkey's NATO accession. The main thesis of this article is that identity that is made through foreign policy discourse should not only be confined to debates about location culture and values but should also include a country's own perceptions about its international function. This article analyzes debates in the Turkish Grand National Assembly just before and after Turkey's NATO accession and it ...
Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2015)The study, based on my readings on the concepts of "abjection" and "liminality", consists of the video records of subsequent performances that I have created using my bodily expressions and my reflection in the mirror, as well as the following text in which I have given an account of my own experiences of the processes.