Processes of Democratic Consolidation in Tunisia – A Political Party Perspective



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High risks imposed by natural hazards, and changes in economic, socio-cultural and technological conditions compel Turkey to transform its cities rather than promote growth. In this respect, urban regeneration became a significant concern demanding a comprehensive and integrated vision and action. Turkey will have to focus on regenerating the built environment in the near feature, rather than follow conventional trends of city-extension development. As scope and methods of urban regeneration planning differ...
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The bond between the state and education has become stronger due to expended role and control of the state over education especially in the 21st century. Control of the state on education is embodied in educational policies which are the apparatus of modern states used to shape the education system in accordance with the basic interests and values of the society. However, educational policy is a complex, dynamic and multi-tiered concept that is formulated in a diverse sociopolitical system. Understanding th...
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