Dr. Andrew J. A. Mango (1926-2014) - In Memoriam

Toprak, Zafer
One of Turkey’s greatest friends and Atatürk biographer, the polyglot Andrew Mango died at the age of 88 on 6 July 2014. He has proved that it was still possible to be a scholar -in his case of Turkish studies- and a gentleman.


The Erdoganization of Turkish politics and the role of the opposition
Selcuk, Orcun; Hekimci, Dilara; Erpul, Onur (2019-10-01)
This article examines the personalization of Turkish politics during Recep Tayyip Erdogan's third term as prime minister. While many studies focus on the prime minister's growing personal domination of the executive branch, we consider how leaders of the opposition reflected and reinforced that trend. To test our hypotheses on this 'Erdoganization,' we employed a content analysis to consider Kemal Kilicdaroglu and Devlet Bahceli's speeches at weekly parliamentary group meetings of the CHP and the MHP. Our f...
The influence of orientalism on European Union - Turkey relations
Becan, Petek; Yurdusev, Ahmet Nuri; Department of European Studies (2007)
This thesis analyzes the influence of Orientalism on Turkey’s relations with the European Union (EU) since Turkey’s application for full membership. EU-Turkey relations are elaborated in the context of how Europe constitutes its relations with Turkey as an oriental ‘other’. Thus arguments on the role of the other in identification process, self/other conceptualization and Orientalism as an othering mechanism of the west are presented to provide a theoretical framework. The question of how Turkish-European a...
The politicization of memory between past, present, and future: Generational remembering among Turkish Cypriot families
Kızıltepe, Beyza Hatun; Birler, Reşide Ömür; Department of Political Science and Public Administration (2020-9)
This thesis attempts to understand how three different generations of Turkish Cypriot families remember the past ethnic conflict between Turkish Cypriots and Greek Cypriots and make sense of their experiences of ethnic conflict in terms of politicization of memory. Following this question, one objective of this thesis is to understand, interpret, and analyze the differences and similarities upon their narratives, what is meaningful or relevant to them to mention about the past, and how they experience the i...
Linguistic capital: Language as a socio-economic resource among Kurdish and Arabic women in Turkey
Smits, J; Hoşgör, Hatice Ayşe (Informa UK Limited, 2003-09-01)
Data from the 1998 Turkish Demographic and Health Survey are used to gain insight into the characteristics of the non-Turkish speaking individuals in Turkey and in the socio-economic consequences of not speaking Turkish for them. The very large majority of non-Turkish speaking individuals turn out to be Kurdish and Arabic women, living in East Turkey and in the countryside. The data indicate that of the married women aged 15-49 in Turkey, about 4 per cent, or one in 25, is not able to speak Turkish. More th...
Determinants of youth smoking - Evidence from Turkey
Ozcan, YZ; Ozcan, KM (2002-01-01)
This paper investigates the determinants of smoking among middle- and high-school students in Ankara, Turkey. Data were collected from 4800 students in the second semester of the 1997-98 academic year to investigate substance use prevalence among young people. In addition to classical independent variables, factors which are not frequently used in the literature-such as school type, neighborhood, family religiosity, and factors reflecting the cultural background of the students-are included in the analysis....
Citation Formats
Z. Toprak, “Dr. Andrew J. A. Mango (1926-2014) - In Memoriam,” ODTÜ Gelişme Dergisi, vol. 41, no. 2, 2014, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: http://www2.feas.metu.edu.tr/metusd/ojs/index.php/metusd/article/view/775.