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Stepping into the global: Turkish professionals, employment in transnational corporations, and aspiration to transnational forms of cultural capital
This article explores the narratives of professionals from Turkey working in transnational corporations to contribute to discussions of new middle classes and global stratification focusing on emerging forms of cultural ...
"Old oxen cannot plow": Stereotype themes of older adults in Turkish folklore
(Oxford Publishing, 2015)
Purpose of the Study: Although much research has established the nature of attitudes and stereotypes toward older adults, there are conflicting explanations for the root cause of ageism, including the sociocultural view ...
Legal pluralism and the Shari'a: a comparison of Greece and Turkey
The creation of a national and unified legal system was an important aspect of the rise of the modern state and national citizenship. However, this interpretation of legal rationalization has been challenged by sociologists ...
Post-imperial crises and liminal masculinity in Orhan Kemal’s My Father’s House–The Idle Years
My Father’s House–The Idle Years is an autobiographical novel by Orhan Kemal, one of the giants of Turkish literature. The novel’s explicit focus is on a boy who grows up pursuing self-realization in a working-class ...
Sleepwalking in İstanbul: a man in anguish in A. H. Tanpinar's A Mind at Peace
(Taylor & Francis, 2009)
Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar's (1901-62) novels reflect the dichotomy within early twentieth-century Turkey: a nation maintaining past tradition yet concurrently embracing modernity. Tanpınar explores the Ottoman legacy of Turkish ...
Cultivating and contesting order: 'European Turks' and negotiations of neighbourliness at 'home'
This article examines how Turks returning from Germany to Turkey self-fashion as 'orderly neighbours'. By maintaining aesthetically pleasing homes and gardens, keeping public spaces clean, and obeying rules and laws in ...
Bases of power and conflict intervention strategy: a study on Turkish managers
(Emerald Group Publishing, 2014-01)
Purpose – This study aims to develop an influence perspective for managerial intervention in subordinates conflicts, which helps to represent various strategies identified in the literature in a single model. Managers' ...
From competitive to multidirectional memory: a literary tool for comparison
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Recent research shows that Turkish society is very polarized and that different identities and ideological perspectives are in constant struggle with each other. In a multicultural society such as Turkey’s, the question ...
Developmental assets among young people in three European contexts: Italy, Norway and Turkey
Within the positive youth development (PYD) perspective, internal assets (e.g., social competencies and positive identity) and external assets (e.g., support and empowerment) constitute developmental assets that can ...
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