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The merit order effect of wind and river type hydroelectricity generation on Turkish electricity prices
Acar, Berkan; Selcuk, Orhun; Dastan, Seyit Ali (Elsevier BV, 2019-09-01)
The environmental concerns and dependency on gas imports push Turkish policy makers to find ways of increasing the share of renewable sources in electricity generation. Providing incentives for renewable energy in the form...
Public Administration in the Middle East and North Africa
Dixon, John; Bhuiyan, Shahjahan; Ustuner, Yilmaz (2018-01-01)
This article highlights the objective of the special issue which is to understand the status of public administration in six profiled countries - Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Turkey - in t...
International Perspectives on the State-as-Parent: Naive Idealism or Reluctant Pragmatism
Dixon, John; Welbourne, Penelope (Wiley, 2016-03-01)
Too many children remain at risk of harm, regrettably, in all too many societies. This is despite the almost universal acceptance of the 1990 United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Its intention, arg...
Women's Movement in Turkey at a Crossroads: From Women's Rights Advocacy to Feminism
Cosar, Simten; Onbasi, Funda Gencoglu (Informa UK Limited, 2008-01-01)
The article analyses the current state of the women's movement in Turkey with recourse to its potential to offer an alternative political vision. The article is built on semi-structured interviews with the representatives ...
Review of the security of supply in Turkish energy markets: Lessons from the winter shortages
Dastan, Seyit Ali; Selcuk, Orhun (Elsevier BV, 2016-06-01)
Turkey has changed the essentials of its energy markets more than a decade ago. It was mainly a transition from a state-led model to a free-market one. Although some levels of progress is observable; security of supply, pa...
Child protection and welfare: cultures, policies, and practices
Welbourne, Penelope; Dixon, John (2016-11-01)
Child protection and welfare have become international issues in a globalized world. Ideas about childhood and the upbringing of children vary widely, depending upon the prevailing economic, socio-cultural, religious, and ...
The Neoliberal Restructuring of Turkey's Social Security System
Cosar, Simten; Yegenoglu, Metin (Monthly Review Foundation, 2009-04-01)
For almost thirty years Turkish capitalism has taken the form of neoliberalism. Turkey's subordination to the world neoliberal order started in the late 1970s and was pursued consistently after the 1980 military coup. The ...
Awareness of and support for human rights among Turkish university students
Payaslyoolu, A; Icduygu, A (Project Muse, 1999-05-01)
Quality management in the Turkish public sector: A survey
Ustuner, Y; Coskun, S (Wiley, 2004-05-01)
This article assesses the challenges of introducing Quality Management (QM) in the Turkish public sector in two pioneering central institutions. A survey was conducted with the aim of exploring in particular the views of t...
Erdoğan, Necmi (2014-01-01)
Based on an analysis of the already transcribed karagoz "scenarios", this study argues that the Turkish shadow theatre is characterized by a grotesque imagery. Its principal stock character, Karagoz, is a fool hero who tur...