Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2017

Contents

THE NEO-LIBERAL HEGEMONY IN THE EUROPEAN UNION, AUTHORITARIAN NEO-LIBERALISM, AND NEO-GRAMSCIAN INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY THEORY (Turkish)

ABSTRACT. Although neo-liberalism has not been able to offer any lasting solution to the profound economic crisis and long-run stagnation of the European Union (EU), its ideological supremacy (non-hegemonic in Gramscian terms) has still proceeded in the EU. This article reviews the historical evolution of neo-liberal restructuring in the European integration from the perspective of neo-Gramscian International Political Economy (IPE) literature. The majority of the recent critical IPE studies in the political economy of European integration is based on Robert Cox’s &ld...

POULANTZAS’ THEORY OF THE STATE: FROM STRUCTURALISM TO THE RELATIONAL APPROACH (Turkish)

ABSTRACT. In this article, Nicos Poulantzas’ theory of the state is evaluated. By evaluating this theory, it is aimed that Poulantzas’ cited ideas on transformation of the state can be influential, only it is understood from a perspective that traces the shift from structuralism to relational approach in his work. Firstly, one of the constituent elements of Nicos Poulantzas’ theory of the state, the philosophy of Louis Althusser is examined. Then Poulantzas’ thoughts on the state are examined in detail. The state’s role in building the social c...

OTHERS OF KURDISH MUSLIM WOMEN LIVING IN HAKKÂRİ - WHO DO I WISH MY CHILDREN MARRY WITH AND MY NEIGHBORS COME FROM? (Turkish)

ABSTRACT. Othering is often analysed in relation to exclusion of disadvantaged groups such as ethnic minorities or women in relatively heterogeneous societies. In doing so, the existing theories are focused on the issue of discrimination of minorities through the process of othering. On the other hand, this paper will argue that othering is a complicated and multi-dimensional process. It could also be observed in relatively homogeneous societies. Indeed, the members of the disadvantaged and excluded others such as women and ethnic minorities could conceive others. This pape...

REPRESENTATION OF LGBTI’S IN THE PRESS AFTER GEZI PARK PROTESTS (Turkish)

ABSTRACT. The Gezi Park protests started due to police violence against a group that protested against the “Urban Renewal Project”. The “URP” required the building a mall in the place of Gezi Park in Taksim Square. In a short while, the protests gathered a variety of groups from anarchists to Islamist, from nationalists to feminists as well as LGBTİ’s and it became a massive movement. LGBTI groups became one of the most prominent actors in the protests. Beside Romans and gamins, LGBTI’s are the most affected groups. Their active participa...

NEW THREATS AFTER COLD WAR WITHIN THE PERSPECTIVE OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (Turkish)

ABSTRACT. The Cold War, as a period of struggle to establish the rule adopted in remote and relationship emerges. It can be seen that the block in relations between the two sides and both parties for the behavior of its members not accepted, the rules in force in its entirety. This period has been set aside by both power and diplomatic methods which has occurred in an environment that ignore the rules of the agreement. As a result of the devastating effects of World War II in both Europe and the European diplomacy has experienced a deep depression. During this period, it ga...

AN EVALUATION OF PhD DISSERTATIONS ON TERRORISM STUDIES IN TURKEY

ABSTRACT. This research aims to reveal the main trends, resources and theoretical foundations in the doctoral dissertations written on terrorism in Turkey from the 1980s to the present day. By mapping the terrorism studies conducted in Turkey in doctoral dissertations, it is not only attempted to find out where they are located in mainstream terrorism studies, but also it is tried to determine what the fundamental deficiencies are. To this end, we tried to uncover which researchers and publications are cited most frequently, and which are not, by the doctoral researchers in...

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