Practice of Stateless Democracy, Kobani: PYD, ISIS and Turkey

Practice of Stateless Democracy, Kobani: PYD, ISIS and Turkey

Practice of Stateless Democracy, Kobani: PYD[1], ISIS[2] and Turkey Abstract The Kurdish city of Kobani, about which nobody except the Kurds knew anything until recently,...

The Dynamics Preparing the Birth of Justice and Development Party (1980 – 2002)

The Dynamics Preparing the Birth of Justice and Development Party (1980 – 2002)

The Dynamics Preparing the Birth of Justice and Development Party (1980 – 2002) Summary In this study, Justice and Development Party’s (JDP) rise to power...

Government and Fans Battle in Court and on the Pitch in Egypt and Turkey

Government and Fans Battle in Court and on the Pitch in Egypt and Turkey

Government and Fans Battle in Court and on the Pitch in Egypt and Turkey Introduction Egyptian and Turkish soccer pitches are set to re-emerge as...

Turkmens of Iraq: The Third Ethnic Component of Iraq

Turkmens of Iraq: The Third Ethnic Component of Iraq

Turkmens of Iraq: The Third Ethnic Component of Iraq I. Introduction Turkmens are the third largest ethnic group in Iraq after Arabs and Kurds. Today,...

Radicalising Democracy: Power, Politics, People and the PKK

Radicalising Democracy: Power, Politics, People and the PKK

Radicalising Democracy: Power, Politics, People and the PKK Abstract In 2005, the Partiya Karkêren Kurdistani (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) (PKK) announced that it considered the nation-state...

Turkish ‘Zero Problems’ Between Failure and Success

Turkish ‘Zero Problems’ Between Failure and Success

Turkish ‘Zero Problems’ Between Failure and Success Abstract This paper aims to show that Syrian Civil War represents a sort of epiphany for Turkey, demonstrating...

Transformation of the Alevi Movement in Diaspora: A Case Study in Munich

Transformation of the Alevi Movement in Diaspora: A Case Study in Munich

Transformation of the Alevi Movement in Diaspora: A Case Study in Munich Abstract As a new social movement, the Alevi movement is grounded mainly on...

Austria’s Law on Islam and Its Implications for Difference, Minority Accommodation, and Islamophobia

Austria’s Law on Islam and Its Implications for Difference, Minority Accommodation, and Islamophobia

Austria’s Law on Islam and Its Implications for Difference, Minority Accommodation, and Islamophobia Abstract Purpose of this article is to understand the underlying factors behind...

Turkey’s “Multi-Scenario” Foreign Policy

Turkey’s “Multi-Scenario” Foreign Policy

Turkey’s “Multi-Scenario” Foreign Policy Abstract Turkish foreign policy has always been a puzzling issue for both Western and non-Western scholars. Yet, the ascendance of the...

Constructing Gender Equality through Fighting with Violence

Constructing Gender Equality through Fighting with Violence

Constructing Gender Equality through Fighting with Violence Abstract Domestic violence is a tangible manifestation of male domination on women and uncontrolled power use, considered by...