Search for dissertations about: "Turkey"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the word Turkey.

  1. 1. Centralized Disaster Management Collaboration in Turkey

    Author : Helena Hermansson; Daniel Nohrstedt; Charles Parker; Annica Sandström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; collaboration; disaster management; collaborative disaster management; cross-sector collaboration; trust; power balance; legitimacy; integration; local knowledge; local actors; civil society; interdependence; pre-existing relations; political affiliation; natural disaster; disaster response; damage assessment; aid distribution; search and rescue; decentralization; central-local collaboration; political-administrative system; Turkey; Van; Erciş; Statskunskap; Political Science; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan;

    Abstract : Following unprecedented earthquakes in 1999, highly centralized Turkey initiated reforms that aimed to improve disaster management collaboration and to empower local authorities. In 2011, two earthquakes hit the country anew affecting the city of Van and town of Erciş in Turkey’s southeast. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Arabic Dialect of Tillo in the Region of Siirt : (south-eastern Turkey)

    Author : Ablahad Lahdo; Bo Isaksson; Werner Arnold; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Arabic language; qǝltu-dialects; intermarriage; linguistic dominance; cultural influence; devoicing; pausal position; spontaneous imāla; copula; ḥāl-sentence; second borrowing; Arabiska; Arabic language; Arabiska;

    Abstract : This study is in many respects a traditionally descriptive one which places special emphasis on socio-linguistic and language-contact phenomena. It concerns, however, a relatively unfamiliar example of involuntary cultural assimilation and probable extinction, which is not without relevance to current politics among great powers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Inscription on Stone : Islam, State and Education in Iran and Turkey

    Author : Reza Arjmand; Holger Daun; Jan Härpe; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Religious education; Islam; Islamic Education; Iran; Turkey; Hegemony; International education; Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : This study explores the role of education as means of creation and maintenance of religious hegemony in Iran and Turkey. In the context of this study, state-sponsored systems of mass education aim to socialize generations of children into accepting the ideology and values of the dominant groups as the normal state of affairs. READ MORE

  4. 4. Teaching History, Learning Piety : an Alevi Foundation in Contemporary Turkey

    Author : Hege Markussen; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Alevi; historiography; narratives; Turkish nationalism; Turkey; piety;

    Abstract : Abstract in Undetermined In Turkey, a considerable number of Alevi foundations and associations work intensively with promoting Alevi visibility and rights in Turkish society. Locally, they offer educational activities where Alevis can learn, practice and reflect on their religion and culture. READ MORE

  5. 5. Between Majority Power and Minority Resistance : Kurdish Linguistic Rights in Turkey

    Author : Nesrin Ucarlar; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; resistance; emancipatory politics; transformative resistance; post-structuralism; deconstruction; nationalism; transnationalism; diaspora; European Union; Turkey; the Kurdish language; linguistic rights; trans-national outlook; minority rights; power; Kurdish intellectuals;

    Abstract : As the most figurative asset of membership in a majority or minority and the most symbolic aspect of national authority, language is a major site of struggle for majority power and minority resistance. For the purposes of this study, which focuses on the question of Kurdish linguistic rights in Turkey, the sites of struggle for majority power and minority resistance are as follows: the documents of international and European organisations on the linguistic rights of minorities, the impact of the modernisation and nation-state building process in Turkey on the Kurdish-speaking community and the resistance engendered by the Kurdish intelligentsia in the European diaspora and in Turkey against the majority power delimiting the Kurdish linguistic rights. READ MORE