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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 ...
Corporate diversification and firm value: evidence from emerging markets
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2015)
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of corporate diversification on firm value in a sample of nine emerging markets including Brazil Chile Indonesia Malaysia Philippines Poland South Africa ...
An Alternative Approach To Design Lumped Element Delay Equalizers
(Istanbul Univ Fac Engineering, 2015)
In this paper an algorithm has been proposed to design lumped element delay equalizers which is considered as a single block as opposed to the existing methods in literature. Then after obtaining the desired delay performance ...
Bianchi surfaces whose asymptotic lines are geodesic parallels
(Walter De Gruyter Gmbh, 2015)
It is proved that every Bianchi surface in E-3 of class C-4 whose asymptotic lines are geodesic parallels is either a helicoid or a surface of revolution.
A new China: Media portrayal of Chinese mega-cities
(Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., 2015)
During the last two decades China has started to leave its closed-door policies in the international arena behind and has shown signs of participating in the global economy. Politically and economically China has been ...
Creating New Relationships Through Tourism: A Qualitative Analysis of Tourist Motivations of Older Individuals in Japan
(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 ...
Fluorescence Study of Film Formation from PS Latex-TiO2 Composites: Effects of TiO2 Content Film Thickness and Particle Size
(Amer Scientific Publishers, 2015)
Steady-state fluorescence (SSF) technique in conjunction with UV-visible (UVV) technique atomic force microscope (AFM) and scanning electron microscope (SEM) is used for studying film formation from TiO2 covered polystyrene ...
Fluorescence study of effect of particle size in PS latex/Al2O3 nanocomposite films
(MANEY PUBLISHING, 2015)
Steady state fluorescence and BioUV-Visible techniques were used to study film formation of polystyrene (PS) latex and Al2O3 composites depending on PS particles size and Al2O3 content. Two film series (SmPS/Al2O3 and ...
Bringing the Empire Back In: The Gradual Discovery of the Ottoman Empire in Turkish Foreign Policy
(Brill Academic Publishers, 2016)
This article traces the emergence of references to the Ottoman Empire in the discourse and practice of Turkish foreign policy since the late 1940s. It argues that present-day emphasis on the Ottoman Empire and its legacy ...
Determinants of Saving-Borrowing Decisions and Financial Inclusion in a High Middle Income Country: The Turkish Case
(Routledge Journals Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2016)
We use a representative survey of the Turkish household sector and investigate factors impinging on saving-borrowing behavior. We run four probit regressions to elucidate (i) the saving decision (ii) asset choice or portfolio ...