Contemporary image of European identity and Turkish experience of westernization

Ertuğrul, Kürşad


EU citizenship and Europeanness: national challenges and postnational prospects towards political integration
Salkaya, Fatma Elif; Yurdusev, Ahmet Nuri; Department of European Studies (2004)
The issue of political integration has been one of the most contentious subjects in terms of the academic studies concerning European integration. Despite many researches have been conducted in the areas concerning institutional problems, enlargement or European security, the researches concerning the socio-political diemnsion of the politcal integration are still very rare. This thesis approaches to the issue of political integration from a socio-political perspective.The problematic of the EU citizenship,...
Global citizenship and the global city
Öztemel, Özlem; Yeğen, Mesut; Department of Sociology (2003)
In the last two decades, the accelerated global developments in economic, cultural and socio-political era have affected the constitution of citizenship which has been defined in accordance with nation. Therefore, this thesis analyses the debate on global citizenship around the issue of the state of citizenship under the conditions of global city. This thesis focuses on the question 'who is (not) the citizen' or 'who act as citizen' in the space of global cities. In other words, it questions how and by whom...
Developing a scale of citizenship perceptions in terms of rights and duties in contemporary Turkey
Taşkın (Fığlalı), Ayşegül; Kalaycıoğlu, Hediye Sibel; Department of Sociology (2008)
This thesis approaches the concept of citizenship from the angle of citizens by focusing on the citizenship perception of the citizens in Turkey. It has been aimed to measure citizenship perceptions in terms of the balance between both total rights and duties, and also in terms of civil, political and social elements of citizenship. Liberal and civic republican conceptions of citizenship have been employed as the ideal-standard models against which it is attempted to measure the citizenship perceptions, bec...
European Union citizenship and its impacts on the formation of European political identity
Kolsuz, Neval; Yurdusev, Ahmet Nuri; Department of European Studies (2010)
This thesis aims at evaluating the impacts of European Union Citizenship on the development process of European political identity. With the introduction of European Union citizenship upon the ratification of the Treaty of Maastricht, a breath of fresh air has been brought to the ongoing debates and a new form of citizenship has taken its place in the literature. The “workers’ right to free movement ” which was the core of the push for European citizenship, has played a pioneering role for the rights engend...
Fast and accurate analysis of three-dimensional structures involving near-zero-index materials
Karaosmanoglu, Bariscan; Koyaz, Yesim; İbili, Hande; Ergül, Özgür Salih (2019-09-01)
We present efficient and accurate frequency-domain analysis of three-dimensional structures involving near-zero-index (NZI) materials with very small permittivity and/or permeability values. Accurate simulations are required to analyze these homogenized models that represent metamaterials with exotic NZI properties, which can be useful in a plethora of applications. When traditional solution methods are directly applied, however, instability and inaccuracy issues arise, making solutions inefficient and inac...
Citation Formats
K. Ertuğrul, “Contemporary image of European identity and Turkish experience of westernization,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 2000.