Law and power in the Islamic world



Peace building after humanitarian intervention: the case of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Latif, Dilek; Dağı, İhsan Duran; Department of International Relations (2005)
This dissertation analyzes peace building process after humanitarian intervention. It conceptualizes peace building through questioning the feasibility of peace building following a humanitarian intervention. Addressing the deficiency of contemporary peace building approach, this thesis indicates the shortcomings of the various instruments of peace building in contributing peace and reconciliation on the case of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). Besides, it shows the drawbacks of the current practice that peace...
Neoliberalism and the alternative globalization movement
Öncan, Mehmet Onur; Tayfur, Mehmet Faih; Department of International Relations (2009)
This thesis aims to analyze the social reactions against neoliberalism by using the Polanyian concept of double movement. The goal is to first to understand the nature of alternative globalization movement and provide a better framework of analysis for theorizing these social reactions. The criticisms of the alternative globalization movement against the World Trade Organization will be analyzed in order to provide a specific case example for the concerns and goals of the movement regarding the global polit...
Globalization and the political economy of reform in Jordan (1989-2002)
Sütalan, Zeynep; Tür Küçükkaya, Özlem; Department of Middle East Studies (2006)
Economic reform packages became important for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) by the 1980s. Mainly as a result of the growing external debt, together with the regional stagnation that began after the second oil shock in the early 1980s, most of the MENA countries were affected by economic crisis. As a response to the economic crises, which also mostly resulted in regime legitimacy crises, many MENA countries initiated economic liberalization programs in cooperation with the International Monetary Fu...
International organizations and human rights : the case of international organization for migration (IOM) as part of counter trafficking efforts in Turkey
Çınar, Şermin Yıldız; Aydıngün, Ayşegül; Department of Eurasian Studies (2008)
Trafficking in persons is a phenomenon that threatens not only basic human rights but also source, passage and destination countries; therefore, it rightfully draws international attention. Being a global threat, it necessitates cooperation and intervention. The aim of the thesis is to analyze anti-trafficking efforts in Turkey by focusing on a particular international initiative. To this end, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is selected as a case and its activities in Turkey are mentioned...
Forces of liberalism and conservatism in the nineteenth century: a comparative study on the İtalian peninsula and the Ottoman Empire
Bordignon, Mattia; Soykut, Mustafa; Department of Middle East Studies (2011)
This thesis analyses the position of the Ottoman Empire and the Italian penin- sula and their position in the international scenario during the 19th century. This work studies the developments in the Ottoman Empire and the Italian peninsula from the beginning of the Tanzimat (in the Ottoman Empire) and the Risorgimento (in the Italian peninsula), until the Crimean War, and eval- uates the consequences of these events for the European balance of power. These developments took place at a time when Europe was ...
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N. Polat, “Law and power in the Islamic world,” INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, pp. 1096–1098, 2003, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: