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Women's Access to Property: A Comparative Study on Islamic and Kemalist Women in Turkey
This article uses a comparative approach to discuss women's access to property using evidence collected from field research conducted on two distinct communities of Istanbul: one secular and one Islamic. The two groups of ...
Competing frameworks of Islamic law and secular civil law in Turkey: A case study on women's property and inheritance practices
(Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd, 2015)
The article stems from empirical research conducted with a group of women living in Istanbul who have conservative life styles bounded by an Islamic worldview. It attempts to illuminate the negotiation and contestation ...
Border Crossings between Georgia and Turkey: The Sarp Land Border Gate
(Routledge Journals Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2017)
The Sarp land border gate between Turkey and Georgia has become Turkey's gateway to the East in recent years. With a large number of individuals crossing every day it is also a labour gate where irregular Georgian immigrants ...
The Turkish Military's Autonomy JDP Rule and the EU Reform Process in the 2000s: An Assessment of the Turkish Version of Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DECAF)
(Routledge Journals Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2010)
This article tackles the question of Europeanization in Turkey's civil-military relations and the extent to which the EU has served as an anchor in the civilian control over the Turkish Armed Forces. We argue that the EU ...
Gender and the Wage Gap in Turkish Academia
(Routledge Journals Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2015)
Turkey maintains one of the lowest female labour force participation rates in Europe but also boasts an above average number of female professors. Turkey is well above the European average (15 per cent) with approximately ...
Alevis and Alevism in the Changing Context of Turkish Politics: The Justice and Development Party's Alevi Opening
(Routledge Journals Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2011)
The Justice and Development Party (JDP Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi) has launched a rapprochement policy toward the Alevis. The JDP's Alevi Opening has presented a unique case in Turkey's latest identity politics not only ...
Smuggling and trafficking in Turkey: an analysis of EU-Turkey cooperation in combating transnational organized crime
(Routledge Journals Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2012)
Since the 1990s there has been a global proliferation of transnational organized crime (TOC). Turkey as a transit site between the East and the West has been one of the routes through which organized crime groups transport ...
The EU and Minority Rights in Turkey
Women's Property Rights in Turkey
(Routledge Journals Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2014)
Abstract This article takes Turkey as a case study exploring marital and inheritance regimes with regard to their impact on women and their ability to protect women's property rights. The aim of the study is to bring to ...
National security culture in Turkey: a qualitative study on think tanks
(Ahmet Yesevi University, 2012)
This article examines the role that think tanks have played in the formulation of national security and a culture of security through field research conducted on fourteen think tanks located in Istanbul and Ankara. In ...