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Disaster Management and Civil Society: Earthquake Relief in Japan, Turkey and India
Natural disasters have a profound impact upon the societies they affect but one important aspect that has yet to receive attention is how the relationship between state and society is affected in theExpand
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The reconstruction of housing in Palestine 1993–2000: a case study from the Gaza Strip
In the Palestinian Territories, housing is thought to be amongst the most difficult problems facing the National Authority (PNA) (Al‐Agha, 1997, p. 3). Increased Israeli settlements, the large sizeExpand
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The composite approach: Research design in the context of war and armed conflict
Researching in contexts affected by armed conflict presents many challenges beyond those normally encountered by social scientists. Focusing on these special difficulties has, in the past, oftenExpand
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Semi‐Authoritarian Incorporation and Autocratic Militarism in Turkey
This article argues that, since the early 1980s, there have been two regimes in Turkey. The first, which is broadly akin to Michael Mann's characterization of Semi-Authoritarian Incorporation, hasExpand
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Hegemony, Modernisation and Post-war Reconstruction
This paper seeks to understand some of the fundamental continuities between post-Second World War US-led reconstruction and the current (and thus far largely failed) attempt to effect aExpand
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Understanding Conflict and Violence: Theoretical and Interdisciplinary Approaches
1. Introduction 2. Dimensions 3. Structural Violence 4. Functions 5. Innate 6. Learnt 7. Grievance 8. Mobilisation 9. Crises 10. Hegemony
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For the People, of the People and by the Military: The Regime Structure of Modern Turkey
The arrival, and subsequent longevity, of the military in politics in much of the Middle East over the last 50 years or so has elicited considerable attention. This is, perhaps, particularly so inExpand
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The role of the state in the Turkish earthquake of 1999
This paper seeks to contextualise the 1999 Turkish earthquake within the institutional structure of Turkey's development. Particularly focussed upon the role-and culpability-of the state in theExpand
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Political Succession in the Middle East
The following briefs were presented in a workshop on “Political Succession in the Middle East” at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, September 1, 2001, in SanExpand
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Critical steps in fluoroquinolones and carbapenems prescriptions: results from a prospective clinical audit
Antibiotic misuse is associated with emergence of resistance and high expenditures. Fluoroquinolones (FQ) and carbapenems (CP) are drugs with considerable potential of resistance development and itsExpand
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