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DEVRIM ARABALARI: A SHORT REVIEW IN 3 PERSPECTIVE

DAMLA YAPILI, DECEMBER 2017 The Turkish movie “Devrim Arabaları” explains a real case of Turkish history, which was the first attempt to produce a native automobile. I would like to examine this event in 3 different perspective: Mercantilism, Liberalism, and Feminist Theory. Firstly, I associate this movie with Mercantilist point of view the reason why… Continue reading DEVRIM ARABALARI: A SHORT REVIEW IN 3 PERSPECTIVE

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A SHORT REVIEW ON SELF-DETERMINATION OF KOSOVO

DAMLA YAPILI, NOVEMBER 2017 Self-determination is the process by which a group of people, usually possessing a certain degree of national consicousness, form their own state and choose their own government in order to direct their future. It can be called as the right of people to determine the destiny and the procedure in order to… Continue reading A SHORT REVIEW ON SELF-DETERMINATION OF KOSOVO

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IS GLOBALIZATION A MYTH?

DAMLA YAPILI, NOVEMBER 2017 What elements can we associate with globalization? In my mind, there are free trade, economic competitiveness, interdependence, cultural diversity, capitalism, inequalities, exchange of information, expansion of international law, decrease of international wars, standardization and homogenization, threats, relocation, migration, loss of identity, centralization of capital, new communication technologies, stabilization of the core… Continue reading IS GLOBALIZATION A MYTH?

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WAHHABISM AND SALAFISM: A QUESTION OF ISIS

DAMLA YAPILI, DECEMBER 2017 Abstract The Middle East is a wealthy region in terms of its history which has been including and hosting several nations, cultures, religions, states, wars and enmities. In that sense, this paper is trying to explain only one dimension of the distinctive structure in the Middle East. It tries to distinguish… Continue reading WAHHABISM AND SALAFISM: A QUESTION OF ISIS

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BILLY BUDD & PRINCE: HUMAN NATURE & LEADERSHIP

How is the human nature? How does the leadership be affected by the human nature and how attributes should a good leader have? I wanted to start with two main questions since “Life is full of questions, idiots are full of answers.” by Socrates.  Niccolo Machiavelli’s Prince and Herman Melville’s Billy Budd give some important… Continue reading BILLY BUDD & PRINCE: HUMAN NATURE & LEADERSHIP

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CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND INTERCULTURAL DIALOGUE

DAMLA YAPILI Abstract: What is cultural diversity? Is it a cause of tension a source of peace? This big question makes us curious about the different ethnic, religious and linguistic structures, its effects on the distinct corners of the world, and intercultural dialogue between these concepts which are to research deeper. In this sense, this… Continue reading CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND INTERCULTURAL DIALOGUE