Why Turkic Speaking Nations Need a Secular State?



Why Turks do not use seat belts? An interview study
Simsekoglu, Ozlem; Lajunen, Timo (2008-03-01)
Despite the effectiveness of seat belt use and legislation, seat belt use rate is low in Turkey. The aim of this study was to investigate the motives to use and not to use a seat belt in different traveling conditions in a sample of car drivers and passengers. Interviews were made face to face with 221 interviewees from different age and occupation groups. Frequently reported reasons for using a seat belt were traveling conditions, safety, situational conditions, habit of using a seat belt, and avoiding pun...
Why young children use electronic media? maternal attitudes and competence
Tatar, Burcu Halise; Kazak Berument, Sibel; Department of Psychology (2018)
The Internet, technology, and electronic media tools have been becoming a central part of both adults and children’s lives. For this reason, the current study aimed to investigate the factors that related to young children’s electronic media use. A total of 165 mothers whose children attending a preschool were recruited, and mother’s parenting sense of competence, parental involvements, their attitudes toward children’s media use, and children’s temperamental characteristics were assessed. Results indicated...
Why should Turkey continue with strong fiscal adjustment? Lessons derived from the past
Paslı (Ağar), Mediha; Öcal, Nadir; Department of Economics (2006)
Turkey managed to produce a strong fiscal adjustment during the period of 1999-2005 with the annual average of close to 5 percent. Moreover, with the help of this tight fiscal stance, Turkey’s public debt has been reduced from the peak of 90.5 percent of GNP in 2001 to 55.8 percent in 2005. Although this is a major achievement both in terms of the size and the speed, the challenge for Turkey is now to continue with fiscal adjustment in order to further reduce its public debt level which still poses a sizeab...
Why Do Women Endorse Honor Beliefs? Ambivalent Sexism and Religiosity as Predictors
Glick, Peter; Sakallı, Nuray; Akbas, Gulcin; Orta, Irem Metin; Ceylan, Suzan (2016-12-01)
Cultures of honor, such as Turkey, prioritize defending individual and family reputations, but in gender-specific ways (Nisbett and Cohen 1996). Men maintain honor via reputations for toughness, aggression, control over women, and avenging insults. Women maintain honor through obedience to men, sexual modesty, and religious piety. Honor beliefs support women's subordination, justifying violence against them (Sev'er and Yurdakul, Violence against Women, 7, 964-998, 2001) and therefore should be challenged. U...
Why Keynes’ A Treatise On Money Might Have Greater Relevance Today Than His General Theory?
Ertürk, Korkut A. (Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi (Ankara, Turkey), 2008-6)
Asset price speculation has come to play a central role in economic life in the age financial liberalization in a way that is reminiscent of the era right before the Great Depression. In his A Treatise on Money, financial variables and asset price speculation was an integral part of Keynes’ account of the business cycle dynamics. In his General Theory, Keynes commented on financial markets extensively, but did not use his insights on asset price speculation explicitly in his theory of output determination. ...
Citation Formats
A. Aydıngün, “Why Turkic Speaking Nations Need a Secular State?,” presented at the Vth Congress of Sociologists of Turkic Speaking Countries, Almati, Kazakistan, 2014, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/94707.