Political and intellectual disputes on the academisation of religious knowledge

Aktay, Yasin


Political and Social Opposition Represented by Ecological Movements Against Neoliberal Politics in Contemporary Turkey
Ertuğrul, Kürşad(2017-12-31)
Günümüzde neoliberalizmin doğayı ve müşterekleri özelleştirme ve metalaştırma yönelimine karşın, dünyanın birçok yerinde yerel direniş hareketleri ortaya çıkmaktadır. Doğayı ve müşterekleri savunan bu hareketler neoliberal projeye karşı güçlü bir karşı çıkış potansiyeli taşımaktadır. Bu projede, ekolojik-çevreci hareketlerin neoliberal politikalara karşı temsil ettiği toplumsal ve siyasal muhalefet dinamiğini anlamak ve bu hareketleri küresel bir bağlamda tartışmak amaçlanmıştır. Bu çalışmanın temel motiv...
Political and social opposition represented by environmental movements against neoliberal politics in contemporary Turkey
Binbuğa Kınık, Burcu Nur; Ertuğrul, Kürşad; Department of Political Science and Public Administration (2020)
This Ph.D. thesis analyses recent environmental movements in Turkey within the framework of anti-neoliberal movements, based on field researches carried out in the cities of İstanbul and Artvin in Turkey. Drawing on in-depth interviews and participant observation, this study aims to understand and explain the social basis, organizational characteristics, main motivations and action patterns of environmental movements on the one hand, and emerging forms of new political and social agency representing a signi...
Political and security dimensions of the U.S. ballistic missile defense
Sağ, Hakkı Burak; Bağcı, Hüseyin; Department of International Relations (2003)
This thesis analyzes the political and security dimensions of the U.S. ballistic missile defense. The development and deployment of missile defenses are examined within the context of the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty, the technical feasibility and effectiveness of the proposed system to counter the missiles launched by the states of concern and the fundamental concerns and official policies of Russia, China and some European NATO members that turn out to be key actors in the controversial missil...
Political legimitimacy of nation state : shifts within the global context
Ateş, Davut; Yurdusev, Ahmet Nuri; Department of International Relations (2004)
The thesis investigates the basis of possible sources of shifts in the classical conceptualizations of political legitimacy of nation state as a result of the impositions of globalization. To this end, it first suggested that we should have a theory of globalization. Globalization in the fields of economy, politics, society, culture and identity along with fragmentation provides crucial changes in the roles and functions of the state, which result in fundamental transformation in the distinctive features of...
Political Liberalization in Arab Gulf monarchies with a special emphasis on the experiences of Kuwait and Saudi Arabia
Aşkar, İrem; Dağı, İhsan Duran; Department of Middle East Studies (2005)
Arab Gulf monarchies including the constitutional monarchies of Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman; and the absolutist monarchies of the Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, in general, have a poor record of political liberalization. Until the early 1990̕s, there have been attempts to implement political reforms, however even limited political reforms have been short-lived. Nevertheless, political liberalization in the Arab Gulf monarchies has accelerated particularly since the end of the Cold War, as most ...
Citation Formats
Y. Aktay, “Political and intellectual disputes on the academisation of religious knowledge,” Middle East Technical University, 1992.