The impact of social media on political change: Gezi protests in Turkey

The impact of social media on political change: Gezi protests in Turkey

The impact of social media on political change: Gezi protests in Turkey Abstract: How effective is social media in politics? In recent years, there emerged...

The Register of the 15 July Events by Research Turkey

The Register of the 15 July Events by Research Turkey

*Source: gazetevatan.com © The Register of the 15 July Events by Research Turkey ‘The revolution will not be televised’ says Gil Scott in his famous...

Engaging Turkey’s Emigrants

Engaging Turkey’s Emigrants

*Source: DPA © Engaging Turkey’s Emigrants Abstract Over the last decade, Turkey’s policies on emigrants have undergone through transformation, compatible with the global trend of home...

Turkey: A Test for European Values

Turkey: A Test for European Values

*Source: A Haber © Turkey: A Test for European Values You may find this article below in French language This is moral blindness – self-chosen, self-imposed,...

Lost and Regained AKP Votes and the Ways for Plebiscite Constructed through the State of Emergency

Lost and Regained AKP Votes and the Ways for Plebiscite Constructed through the State of Emergency

Lost and Regained AKP Votes and the Ways for Plebiscite Constructed through the State of Emergency  Summary In this article, we analyzed which parties gained...

AKP’s Machiavellian Victory: How It Happened and What It Means for Turkey

AKP’s Machiavellian Victory: How It Happened and What It Means for Turkey

AKP’s Machiavellian Victory: How It Happened and What It Means for Turkey Abstract After five months in uncharted waters, Turkey’s future suddenly looks more predictable...

Presidentialism Debates in Turkey

Presidentialism Debates in Turkey

Presidentialism Debates in Turkey* Abstract With the adoption of the principle of popular presidential election in Turkey following the 2007 referendum, discussions on Turkey’s political...

Turkey: Nearing the End of its “Winter Sleep”

Turkey: Nearing the End of its “Winter Sleep”

Turkey: Nearing the End of its “Winter Sleep” Abstract AKP (Justice and Development Party), which came to power  in 2002, managed to get 43% of...

The Change Brought by the 2015 Elections:  From Elected Authoritarianism towards Democracy?

The Change Brought by the 2015 Elections: From Elected Authoritarianism towards Democracy?

The Change Brought by the 2015 Elections: rom Elected Authoritarianism towards Democracy? Abstract This article illustrates voters’ preferences in four different elections in order to...

German Retirement Tranquillity that the ‘Law on Foreigners and International Protection’ Cannot Protect

German Retirement Tranquillity that the ‘Law on Foreigners and International Protection’ Cannot Protect

German Retirement Tranquility that the ‘Law on Foreigners and International Protection’ Cannot Protect Abstract The phenomenon of Turkish-German migration generally evokes the ‘guest workers’ that went to...