Is sustainable community development possible or only a dream in Turkey? Conclusions



The anti/alternative-globalization movement : a case study on Turkey
Ergül (Yılmaz), Müjgan; Rittersberger Tılıç, Helga İda; Department of Sociology (2006)
This thesis explores the framing processes within the Anti/Alternative-Globalization Movement through a case study on Turkey. The purpose of the study is to supply a descriptive analysis of the diagnostic and prognostic framing processes within the movement which identify the targets, goals and the strategies of action for the movement. This is an exploratory research based on a purposive sample achieved through snowball sampling and qualitative data gathered through semi-structured interviews. The movement...
Alternative forms of internationalization: the case of Iran
Sune, Engin; Altunışık, Meliha; Department of International Relations (2018)
This thesis analyzes different forms of internationalizations by concentranting on the theoretical discussions on the internationalization of capital and the state. With the examination of the political economic structures in the Islamic Republic of Iran and the development of alternative mechanisms in different moments of its integration into the international capitalist system, the study analyzes the triggers that generate varieties in the forms of integration. The research on the political and economic s...
Internationalization of Capital, Globalization, and the State
Günay, Sedat Ilgaz; Yalman, Osman Galip; Department of Political Science and Public Administration (2012)
In this thesis, the relation between the internationalization of capital and the national state in the context of globalization is put under critical scrutiny. Elucidation of the dynamics of the globalization process constitutes a crucial significance for the understanding of the contemporary transformations in the capital accumulation and the state. It is aimed to propose a conceptual framework to transcend the dualist comprehensions between the political and economic, capital and the state, and global and...
Restoring Class Power over the Police: The Role of the International in Neoliberal Police Reform in Turkey
Demirbilek, Funda Hülagü; Bedirhanoğlu Toker, Pınar; Department of Philosophy (2011)
This thesis provides a critical analysis of the post-Soviet police transformation that has been on the agenda for about two decades in all over the world. To elaborate and rethink this analysis within a concrete historical process, the transformation of the police in Turkey is focused on. However, as the number of political science-based studies on the police are very limited, and as the dominant academic studies on neoliberal police reform have been determined by policy makers themselves, that state of aff...
Globalization and its challenges for developing countries: the case of Turkish higher education
Akar, Hanife (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2010-4-4)
This paper examines the challenges faced by the Turkish higher education system and exposes the inequities and realities educators in a developing nation must struggle with as they try to find a prestigious spot in the knowledge-production industry. After a brief overview of the literature that illustrates how globalization penetrated into each stage of development of Turkey's modern institutions of higher education, the paper presents a discussion, based on national and international statistics, of the cha...
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Z. M. Akkar Ercan, “Is sustainable community development possible or only a dream in Turkey? Conclusions,” REGENERATION, HERITAGE AND SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES IN TURKEY: CHALLENGES, COMPLEXITIES AND POTENTIALS, pp. 241–263, 2020, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: