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  • Does migration contribute to women's empowerment? Portrait of urban Turkey and Istanbul 

    This article empirically investigates the impact of internal migration on women's empowerment in urban areas of Turkey. Based on data from a nationally representative household survey we find that migration exerts a positive impact in urban settings through improvements in educational attainment and labor market outcomes. Migration contributes to women's empowerment by raising their education levels and lowering the gap in schooling between men and women. Migration also allows migrants both men ...

  • The establishment of israel recognition of a new state in the middle east and its repercussions on the Turkish public (1936 – 1956) 

    Authors:Valansi, Karel Franco
    Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2016)
    The nationalist outlook of the Turkish state since the beginning of the Republican era targeted uniform identity formation. While it did not recognize the existence of ethnic identities as long as they were Muslim non-Muslims were challenging this ideal. During this social engineering the religious minorities and the state had very turbulent relations. The Jews were presented as model citizens to other religious minorities. However they were not accepted as equal citizens and the mistrust the state ...

  • Exploring the City: Perceiving Istanbul through its Cultural Productions 

    Authors:Senova, Basak
    Publisher and Date:(Wiley-Blackwell, 2011)
    This essay explores the role of Istanbul's 'cultural productions' as components of the city's structure and texture. Istanbul is a city of tensions generated by its countless conflicting and divergent flows which are constantly influenced by socio-economic political and cultural fusions and confusions. It is constantly expanding both horizontally and vertically as evidenced by its central and peripheral settlements illegal dwellings and squatted lands. With each and every new inhabitant further ...


    Kapitalizmin egemenliği altındaki günümüz dünyasında göç ve yoksulluk birbirini etkileyen iki güncel olgudur. Küreselleşen dünyada yoksulluk göçe, göç de yoksulluğa yol açmaktadır. Göçmenler kendi ülkelerinden yoksulluk nedeniyle göç etmekte göçtükleri ülkelerde bu sefer yoksulluk ve yoksulluğun bir türü olan yoksunluğa düşmektedirler. Göçmenler yeni ikametgahlarında sosyal dışlanma, şiddet, gettolaşma, marjinalleşme, toplumsal cinsiyet ayrımcılığı gibi bir dizi haksızlığa uğramaktadır. ...

  • International migration and Turkey-Germany relations: The diplomacy of the refugee deal 

    Authors:Öcal, Ayşe Gül
    Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2019)
    This study will address the EU-Turkey negotiations with the help of two level game by focusing particularly on domestic factors and their possible influences on governments in both Germany and Turkey. These domestic factors can be seen as a open-door policy of Merkel and the hung parliament in Turkey. From this perspective, the refugee deal and negotiations involves one of the fundamental foreign policy instruments: diplomacy. In order to clarify the deal in detail, bilateral talks and negotiations ...

  • Migration asMovement andMultiplace Life: Some Recent Developments in Rural Living Structures in Turkey 

    Authors:Öztürk, Murat; Hilton, Andy; Jongerden, Joost
    Publisher and Date:(Wiley-Blackwell, 2014)
    Discussing recent trends and developments in migration and mobility affecting what may be referred to as a reconstitution' of villages this paper discusses the changing character of rural settlement and settlement patterns in Turkey today. The binary division of rural and urban is questioned through a dialectical/relational approach to settlement formation while settlement is defined by relation to (human) movement itself understood as incorporating the modalities of migration and mobility. By ...

  • Museumization of migration in Bursa, Turkey 

    Authors:Manke, Gabriele
    Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2016)
    The present thesis addresses museumization of migration in Turkey referring to the particular example of the Göç Tarihi Müzesi in Bursa (Museum of Migration History in Bursa). By describing and analyzing the varied components and methods of the representation in this Turkish migration museum in a detailed way, it is the aim to portray the statements, functions, and policies underlying the exhibition. Therefore, the institution museum is understood as a vivid, social, and reciprocal organization. ...

  • Policies of media and cultural integration in Germany: From guestworker programmes to a more integrative framework 

    Authors:Bozdağ Bucak, Çiğdem
    Publisher and Date:(Sage Publications Ltd, 2014)
    After the arrival of the first labour migrants in Germany in the 1960s a gradual change in the perception of migrants in German politics took place: from guests (Gastarbeiter) and foreigners (Ausländer) to citizens as members of a new form of 'us' that is constructed within diversity. These transformations were reflected in Germany's migration-related policies throughout recent history. This article focuses on media-related policies for cultural integration which go hand in hand with the developments ...