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- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
Turkey's path toward accession to the EU is complicated by the fact that stereotypes of Turks continue to provide an important "Other" against which a supposed European "Self" is contrasted. Unlike previous studies, this book carefully traces the source of contemporary stereotypes back to their medieval eastern and Latin Christian origins, showing... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99
"If, like me, you are a bit tired of the ethnocentric social commentary that seems to come with certain well known guidebooks then you could do worse than try this one. Simple to use, well written and accurate, I found it invaluable and couldn't fault any of its recommendations nor descriptions." -- Yurt (Amazon reviewer). Turkey is so diverse it could... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; Not Available
Eine Doktorarbeit ist vergleichbar mit einer Beziehung. Sie hat mich in den zweieinhalb Jahren nie ganz losgelassen, hat mich in Gedanken beständig beschäftigt, mich erfüllt und gelegentlich verärgert. Ich wurde durch sie gefordert und habe mich mit ihr ? so hoffe ich zumindest ? weiterentwickelt. Von meiner Arbeit am Institut für Parteienrecht und... more...
- Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 40.00
In The Modern Balkans , historian Richard C. Hall gives a complete account of the historical events that have shaped the Balkan region of Southeastern Europe. Originally separated from the rest of Europe by culture, politics, and economics, the Balkans have slowly been integrating into Western Europe since the nineteenth century. But this process... more...
- Eland Publishing 2011; US$ 14.57
Irfan Orga was born into a prosperous family in the twilight of the Ottoman Empire. His mother was a beauty, married at thirteen, who lived in the seclusion of a harem, as befitted a Turkish woman of her class. His grandmother was an eccentric autocrat, determined at all costs to maintain her traditional habits. But the First World War changed everything.... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95
Writing from within the cultural landscape of modern Turkey, 'Fragments of Culture' presents exciting new writing on the everyday, providing a corrective to the often skewed perceptions of Turkish culture engendered by conventional western critiques. From adjustments to religious identity as the Islamic veil becomes marketed as a fashion item to the... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 39.99
This book, comprising chapters by leading experts, delves into the complicated nature of Turkey?s Kurdish issue. Contributors discusses the evolution of Kurdish nationalism, the contemporary Kurdish movement and its violent legacy, civil society efforts in Turkey?s Kurdish region, and the international dimensions of the Kurdish question. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 49.99
The Kurds, one of the oldest ethnic groups in the Middle East, are reasserting their identity-politically and through violence. Turkey's essentially democratic structure and civil society-ideal tools for coping with and incorporating minority challenge-have so far been suspended on this issue, which the government is treating almost exclusively as... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Almost three decades have passed since political violence erupted in?Turkey?s south-eastern regions, where the majority of?Turkey?s approximately 20 million Kurds live. In 1984, the Kurdistan Workers? Party (PKK) initiated an insurgency which intensified in the following decades and continues to this day. Kurdish regions in?Turkey?were under military... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95
This volume examines the Kurdish question in Turkey, tracing its developments from the end of the Ottoman Empire to the present day. The study considers: secession; federal schemes; various forms of autonomy; the provision of special rights; and further democratization. more...