Creating the Empress: Politics and Poetry in the Age of Catherine II (Review)

Pamir Dietrich, Ayşe


Creating a Magic World: Punk, DIY Culture and Feminist Ethics in Contemporary Turkey
İbrahimhakkıoğlu, Fulden (null; 2018-07-03)
This essay offers an analysis of Istanbul based feminist punk acts. Through music, protest, art, and zines, feminist punks do not only seek to negate the prevalent misogyny sedimented in hardcore/punk culture and beyond, but they also seek to create new spaces where new values would take root. A feminist effort to “lead a good life in a bad life,” to borrow from Judith Butler, has repercussions that resonate well beyond the confines of an individual’s life. Acts of resistance undertaken collectively transla...
Making Martyrs, The Language of Sacrifice in Russian Culture from Stalin to Putin (Review)
Pamir Dietrich, Ayşe (2019-01-01)
Constructing the homeland: Kazakhstan's discourse and policies surrounding its ethnic return-migration policy
Kuşçu Bonnenfant, Işık (Informa UK Limited, 2012-3)
A new political development that emerged after the disintegration of the Soviet Union was the adoption of ‘homeland stances’ by the newly independent states. Through the construction of the homeland image, the states of the region claimed responsibility not only for their own citizens, but also for a diaspora community of co-ethnics. Kazakhstan became one of these states and its leadership portrayed Kazakhstan as the homeland of the Kazakh diaspora. Furthermore, Kazakhstan's leadership developed far more ac...
Transforming an Empire: The Ottoman Empire's Immigration and Settlement Policies in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
Kale Lack, Başak (2014-03-04)
The Ottoman Empire's immigration and settlement policies were redefined in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as a result of the population movements caused by the rise of nationalism, wars and territorial losses. With changing demographics and the acceptance of a new citizenship concept by the Tanzimat Edict in 1839, the millet system which had previously secured the multi-ethnic and multi-religious nature of the empire for centuries was challenged. The central argument of the paper is that the O...
Creating democratic citizens: what people understand from democracy and how this understanding influences their political participation
Bülbül, Asya; Çınar, Süleyman Kürşat; Department of Political Science and Public Administration (2020)
The aim of this thesis is to examine the influence of different conceptualizations of democracy by ordinary citizens on their political participation. In this thesis, it is argued that an important variable has been neglected in the political participation literature, namely, the conceptual definitions people offer when they are asked to define what democracy is. To test this hypothesis, the definitions of democracy by people are divided into three categories: redistributive understanding, authoritative und...
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