Unlike those passed in 2005 and 2006, the recently enacted law concerning local governments, titled the Whole City Law (Law … More
Category: Local Government
Turkish Local Elections 2014
In comparison with the 2011 general elections, the votes of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) has decreased by … More
Turkish Local Authorities on International and European Affairs
The EU accession process called for reforms permitting local authorities to conduct certain international relations, but the Government, so far, seems to have failed in implementing the reforms.
Ataşehir District of Istanbul: A Case of Social Model of Local Government
The new district of Istanbul portrays a Scandinavian model designed along the lines of social citizenship.
Taming of the Theater
The new regulation of Istanbul’s City Theater portrays a deepening political and ideological approach to administration of art via public funds.