Each month, 700 deputies travel from Brussels to Strasbourg. 8 trucks filled with files are carried all the way from … More
Sources of Authoritarianism in Turkey
The idea that democracy is essential for progress and that unhindered declarations of the preferences of the hoi polloi must replace those … More
An Authoritarian Approach: The Case Of The AKP
Taking the previous right-leaning parties as their model, the AKP takes more steps toward authoritarianism than its predecessors. … More
“Woman Without a Name”
Although the women of Turkey had obtained various rights long before many European countries had, a reverse process began in … More
Turkey’s Kurdish Question: Pitfalls For The Peace Talks
Turkey’s chronic “Kurdish problem” has always been a central issue in both the republic’s domestic and foreign policy since its … More
Is “Tolerance” the Straight Path for Cultural Diversity?
In the new world establihment, the mantras of cultural diversity would be tolerance and dialogue.
Turkish, Greek, Armenian and Jewish Americans and Their Socio-Economical Comparison
Defined as the “land of immigration”, the theme of immigrants in the US is understood differently.
The Future of Women in Turkey: What Are the Prospects?
Turkey’s modernization is confronted with the need for a rejuvenated perspective, but the current government displays a gender-biased perspective.
Abortion and Cesarean Sections: Acts of Crime?
The prime minister’s statements on abortion and Cesarean sections show that AKP is striving to create a presidential system, in which the President would be omnipotent.
Polarization and Democratization in Turkey
Turkey goes through a new cycle of polarization threatening the social equilibrium.
Beyoğlu: Killing Her Softly…
The future of Istanbul’s Soho is under threat. The municipal ban on outdoor tables and chairs raises many questions and rightful concerns.
Gender Based Violence: A Present to Women of Turkey
Hindered by AKP’s lack of determination, violence against women in Turkey takes a turn for the worse.