Civilacademy Journal of Social Sciences

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Vol. 7, No. 1, Spring

Editor's note/Editor'un Notu
Yedinci yayin yilma giren ve 19. sayisina ulasan Civilacademy Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi'nin Bahar 2009 sayisini sizlere sunmaktan buyuk bir kivanc duyuyorum. Bu sayida sosyoloji, dil, felsefe, uluslararasi iliskiler ve psikoloji alanlarindan makaleler...
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Slavery and the Education of Blacks in Spanish Florida and New Orleans/Ispanyol Floridasi Ve New Orleans'taki Siyahlarin Egitim Ve Kolelik Durumlari
Introduction It is generally assumed that Whites have been the primary actors in slave trades throughout history--that they persecuted and forced the Blacks to work under harsh conditions. Black people were forcibly exported from their homelands...
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Dehumanized Poverty: Poverty, Science and ethics/Insansizlastirilmis Yoksulluk: Yoksulluk, Bilim Ve Etik
Giris: Yoksullugun Tanim Problemi Uluslararasi gelisme ve kamu siyasasi literaturunde yoksulluk, iktisadi mahrumiyet cercevesinde ele alinmaktadir. Bu acidan yoksulluk temelde iktisadi terimlerle aciklanmaya calisilsa da sosyal ve siyasal boyutlara...
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A Study on Turkish Engineering Students' Beliefs about Language learning/Turk Muhendislik Ogrencilerinin Dil Ogrenme Inanclari Uzerine Bir Calisma
I. Introduction As indicated rightly by Chastain (1988), students arrive at their language class bearing a number of preconceptions that affect their attitude and performance in the class. These preexisting conceptions have to do with the speakers'...
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Religiousness, Locus of Control, Psychological distress/Dindarlik, Kontrol Odagi Ve Psikolojik Sikintilar
Giris Dindarlik bireylerin psikolojik ve fiziksel sagligini onemli oranda etkileyebilmektedir. Bu nedenle son yillarda dindarlik ile fiziksel ve psikolojik saglik arasinda nasil bir iliski oldugu konusunda pek cok arastirma yapilmaktadir. (Taylor,...
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Child Abuse and Neglect: Risk Factors and Effects of Child Abuse on Child Psycho-Social development/Cocuk Istismari Ve Ihmali: Risk Faktorleri Ve Cocuklarin Psiko-Sosyal Gelisimi Uzerindeki Etkileri
Giris Cocuk istismari ve ihmali sik karsilasilan bir sorundur. Gerek ulkemizde gerekse diger ulkelerde cocuk istismari ve ihmali konusunda son yillarda bircok calisma yapilmis olmasina ragmen yasanan istismar vakalarinda-ki artis dikkat cekicidir....
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Proofs of God's Existence According to Kant and God as a postulation/Kant'ta Tanri Ispatlari Ve Tanri Postulasi
Giris Felsefe tarihinde Tanri'nin varligi meselesi onemli konulardan bir tanesi olmustur. Filozofun amaci sadece O'nun var olduguna inandigi ya da inanmadigini ifade etmek degildir. Ayni zamanda her filozof Tanri'nin varligini, O'nun bilinip bilinmemesi...
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Euro as a New Force for Economic Integration? and, Perhaps, Political integration?/Ekonomik Butunlesme Icin Yeni Bir Guc Olarak Euro? Ya Da Belki Siyasi Bir Butunlesme?
The Effects of the EMU and the ECB in International Finance and European Integration By introducing Euro in January 1999, the continent of Europe opened a new era in monetary and economic fields. In the beginning, eleven out of fifteen members of...
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Vol. 6, No. 3, Winter

Editor's note/Editor'un Notu
It is a great pleasure to introduce you with the Winter 2008 issue of Civilacademy Journal of Social Sciences for whom we have been working with devotion since three months. With each issue our journal renews itself and with each issue we come one...
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A Pedagogical Comparison of First Language Acquisition and Second Language learning/Ana Dil Edinimi Ve Ikinci Dil Ogreniminin Pedagojik Karsilastirmasi
Giris Language is one of the most fundamental properties of humans which distinguishes them from animals. Just the way animals acquire the physical properties they need in order to survive (and in a very quick time when compared to humans), human...
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Aunt Ayse Washes the Most Economic Snow-White Laundry Advertising, Gender and competence/Reklam, Toplumsal Cinsiyet Kalip Yargilari Ve Iktidar
Iktidar ve Toplumsal Cinsiyet Kaliplari Iktidar; farkli tanimlamalarla donanmis, aciklamasi guc siyasi ve hukuki kavramlardan biridir. Iktidar kavrami bazen gucu yani kisinin bir seyi yapabilme erkini anlatmak icin kullanilirken bazen de o gucun...
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Revenues of Municipal Administrations in Turkey and a Shift in Their Responsibilities and Revenues with the Latest Administrative reforms/Turkiye'de Belediye Gelirleri Ve Son Yonetim Reformlariyla Birlikte Belediyelerin Sorumluluk Ve Gelirlerindeki Degisiklik
I. Introduction Local governments, as a significant type of the government institutions, are very close to the citizens in terms of service provisions. Therefore, local governments have an opportunity for the more effective and productive delivery...
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A Feminist Reading Related to Representation of Women in Media: Tempo Magazine/Medyada Kadinin Temsiline Iliskin Feminist Bir Okuma Calismasi: Tempo Dergisi
Giris Gunumuzde yaygin medyanin kadina uygun gordugu kimlik ve bictigi rol cogunlukla onun cinsel kimligi ile ilgilidir. Medya, arzu nesnesi haline getirilen kadinin, ancak, cinsel kimligi ile var olabilecegini kodlar. Arzu nesnesi olarak kodlanan...
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An Alternative Mechanism to Patents in Pharmaceutical markets/Ilac Sektorunde Patent Sistemine Bir Alternatif Onerisi
Giris Son elli yilda hemen hemen tum dunyada saglik gostergelerinde onemli oranda iyilesmeler gerceklesti. Ortalama yasam beklentisi dunyada 50'den 68'e cikti, ulkemizde ise 50'den 71'e yukseldi. ** Ayrica diger saglik gostergelerinde ve yasam kalitesinde...
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EU Enlargement: Analytical Mechanisms and Patterns/ Avrupa Birligi Genislemesi: Analitik Mekanizmalar Ve Modeller
Introduction In the past 50 years critical events have taken place in Europe, transforming not only the demarcation of the continent but also causing colossal changes in political, socioeconomic and security agendas of most European states. Only...
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The Urban Transportation of Istanbul: Current Situation, Problems and recommendations/Istanbul'un Kentici Ulasimi: Mevcut Durum, Sorunlar Ve Oneriler
1. Giris 21. yuzyil kent yasaminin en onemli unsurlarindan olan toplu ulasim, hem gelisen modern toplumlarin hem de ekonomik buyumenin temel gostergelerinden biridir. Gunumuzde kent ici ulasim hizmetlerinin niteligi ve modernizasyonu ulasilan uygarlik...
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The Relationship between the Symbolic Value of Money and Consumption Status: A Comparative Research on Turkish and Non Turkish Students at Fatih University/Paranin Sembolik Degeri Ve Statu Tuketimi Arasindaki Iliski: Fatih Universitesi'nde Okuyan T.C. Ve Yabanci Uyruklu Ogrenciler Uzerinde Karsilastirmali Bir Arastirma
Giris Tuketici davranislarinda bireyi etkileyen cok sayida gudu ve faktor oldugu bilinmektedir. Ihtiyaci karsilamaya yonelik eylemlerin yonunu, oncelik sirasini belirleyen icsel guc olan (Altunisik, Ozdemir ve Torlak, 2004) guduyu ve faktorleri...
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Silencing the Other: "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" as a Counter discourse/'Oteki'ni Susturmak: Karsi Bir Soylem Olarak the Reluctant Fundamentalist
Silencing the Other: The Reluctant Fundamentalist as a Counter Discourse "Excuse me, sir, but may I be of assistance? Ah, I see I have alarmed you. Do not be frightened by my beard. I am a lover of America..." So speaks the mysterious...
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Vol. 6, No. 2, Summer

Hume's 'Conventional Justice' for the Sake of society/Hume'un Toplum Icin 'Gelenekci Adaleti'
Giris Conventional justice is an adaptation of the individual virtue of justice. Hume explicates justice in terms of property. According to his view, the thought of making secure one's own property causes one to respect other's property and this...
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A Critique on Methodology of Economics: Pozitivism and Postmodernism in Economic theory/Iktisat Metodolojisine Elestirel Bir Katki: "Iktisat Kuraminda Pozitivizm Ve Postmodernizm"
1. Giris: Bilimin yuzyillari icine alan tarihi incelendiginde, metodolojik degisimle karsilastigi donemlerin buyuk bir cogunlugunda belli zihinsel devrimler yasandigi gozlemlenmektedir. Kendinden onceki butun bilissel aliskanliklari ortadan kaldiran...
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The Relation of Religious Identity to Politics: The Case of Alevi identity/Dinsel Kimligin Siyaset Ile Iliskisi: Alevi Kimligi Ornegi
Giris Ikinci Dunya Savasi'mn sona ermesi ile birlikte uluslararasi siyaset sahnesi liberalizm ile sosyalizm arasinda bir bolunmuslu gu, kutuplasmayi ortaya cikardi. Ancak, bu kutuplasmaya ek olarak, yirminci yuzyilin ikinci yarisinda ve ozellikle...
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Reunderstanding of the Concept Parrhesia and Emotional Feelings in Journalism Ethic aspect/Parrhesias Ve Duygusal Zeka Kavramlarini Gazetecilik Etigi Baglaminda Yeniden Dusunmek
Giris Gazetecilik ve ahlak iliskisi cesitli duzlemlerde tartismayi gerekli kilmaktadir. Bunun nedeni ise mevcut durumda gazetecilerin meslekleri ile kurduklari iliskide ahlakli olmanin yeter ve sart ilkesinin "meslek ilkeleri" ne olan baglilik...
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Three Poets and the Issue of Relating Past to the Present/ UC Sair Ve Gecmisi Bugunle Iliskiledirme Meselesi
"I am a poet before I was a woman poet" Carol Ann Duffy Seamus Heaney, Tony Harrison and Carol Ann Duffy are famous and important poets in English Literature. They are very popular in today's literature. These three poets use some different...
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New Vision Seekings in Learning process/Ogrenme Surecinde Yeni Vizyon Arayislari
Giris Insan, gecmiste yasamis ve ogrenmis olduklarinin urunudur. Ogrenme insana belirli konularda bilgi saglar, deger sistemlerini ve inanclarini etkiler ve her acidan hayata bakisini belirler. Bu acidan ogrenme, dogustan itibaren baslayan ve...
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The Strategy of Immortality of Modernity/ Modernite'nin Olumsuzluk Stratejisi
Modernitenin Paradoksal Dogasi Modern donem, belli bir zamansal ardilliga; modernite, bu zamansal ardilligin bicimlendirdigi kosullara/durumlara vurgu yapmaktadir. Modern dusun ise bu kosullarin yarattigi sorunlara karsi gelistirilen ussal, analitik...
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Said Halim Pacha and the Islamist Thought in the Second Constitutional Era/ II. Mesrutiyet Donemindeki Islamcilik Dusuncesi Ve Buna Bir Ornek Teskil Etmesi Acisindan Said Halim Pasa
Bu yazimda, (21) genel hatlanyla II. Mesruiyet donemindeki Islamcilik dusuncesini ve buna bir ornek teskil etmesi acisindan Sa id Halim Pasa'nin dusuncesini anlatmaya ve karsilastigim bazi sorunlari sizlere sunmaya calisacagim. Daha cok yazimin...
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The Usage of Force in Ethnic Conflicts/ Etnik Catismalarda Guc Kullanimi
Giris Soguk Savasin sona ermesi ve super guc catismalarinin bariz sekliyle ortadan kalkmasinin ardindan dunya barisini tehdit eden temel tehlikelerden biri de, cogu ulusdevlet sinirlari icerisinde gerceklesen etnik catismalar olarak karsimiza...
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Revisiting "Liberal" Corporatism in Western Democracies: Couple of Decades-Back Historical Travelling/ "Bati Demokrasilerinde Yasanmis 'Liberal' Korporatizmi Yeniden Hatirlamak: Geride Kalan Yuzyilin Son Ceyregine Uzanan Bir Tarih Yolculugu"
HISTORICAL EMERGENCE Life is full of vicissitudes ... To develop means to change, keeping up with the imperatives of any given time period. Differently put, societies and their systems -which can be regarded as having their relevant mode of living...
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Does the Treaty of Lisbon Promise a More Manageable European Union?/Lizbon Antlasmasi Daha 'Yonetilebilir' Bir Avrupa Birligi Vaad Ediyor Mu?
Giris ve Teorik Cerceve Avrupa Birligi (AB) nicin reform yapma ihtiyaci hissetti? Sovyetler Birligi'nin golgesinden kurtulan dogu Avrupa ulkelerine kapilarini acarak cok hizli bir genisleme sureci yasayan AB'nin elestirilen ve aksayan yonlerinin...
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The Failed Promise of UN Sanctions/ BM Yaptirimlarinin Islemeyen Vaatleri
If we are to identify the raison d'etre of the United Nations (UN), it should be no other than the maintenance of international peace and security. Other goals such as promoting international cooperation, solving economic and social problems at...
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Political Activities of Immigration Lobbies at the European Union/ Avrupa Birligi'nde Gocmen Lobisinin Siyasal Eylemleri
GIRIS Uluslararasi goc dalgalari, dunyanin ekonomik cazibe merkezlerinden biri olan Avrupa ulkelerine dogru akmaya devam et mektedir. Avrupa Birligi'nde (AB), Birlik uyesi olmayan ulkelerin yurttaslarimn sayisi gun gectikce artmaktadir. Bu durum,...
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Vol. 6, No. 1, Spring

Editor's note/Editor'un Notu
With Issue Spring 2008 of Civilacademy Journal of Social Sciences, we keep presenting you with outstanding articles from various fields of social sciences. In this issue, articles are generally related to postmodernism and new conditions, concepts...
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Aims and scope/Amac Ve Kapsam
Civilacademy Journal of Social Sciences is a peer reviewed interdisciplinary bilingual printed journal (both Turkish and English)--so as to reach out to a wider audience and attain greater interaction among our readersdevoted to the pursuit of knowledge...
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European Union Law and Corporations/ Avrupa Birligi Hukuku Ve Kurumlari
Giris AB, mevcut devletler yerine olusturulan yeni bir devlet olmadigi gibi, diger uluslararasi orgutlerle de karistirilmamalidir. Kurucu ulkelerin birtakim egemenlik haklari ni devretmeleri ile uluslar ustu bir orgut olarak kurulan AB, bu ozelligi...
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Ottoman Concept of Cosmos, and Economics: A Philosophic approach/Osmanli Kozmos Tasavvuru Ve Iktisat: Felsefi Bir Yaklasim
Giris Kozmos tasavvuru, kulturu olusturan diger temel unsurlar gibi toplum hayatinin butunune nufuz etmistir. Siyasi yapilar, iktisadi uygulamalar ve estetik sosyo-kulturel varliklar kozmos anlayisiyla ic icedir. Butun toplumlari teorilerin--artik...
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A Basic Guide to the Work of Claude Levi-Strauss/Claude Levi-Strauss Un Calismalari Icin Temel Bir Kilavuz
Introduction Du siebst, mein Sohn, zum Raum wird hier die zeit. * (Levi-Strauss, 1992: 219) "It s the female bird who builds the nest" Turkish proverb The most essential point, and the point for social sciences, is that psychoanalysis...
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A Critique of Prejudice in American Cinema in the Context of Racism: Crash/ Amerikan Sinemasinda Irkcilik Baglaminda Bir Onyargi Elestirisi Ornegi: "Crash (Carpisma)"
Giris Bu calismada ele alinan Paul Haggis'in yonetmenligini yaptigi Crash (Carpisma, 2004) filmi, Amerika'da yasayan cesitli irk larin (siyah, beyaz, Cinli, Latin kokenli ...) kendi iclerindeki ve ayni zamanda cinsiyetler arasindaki catismalari,...
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The Struggle for Power in the Changing Geopolitics of Central Asia/ Orta Asya'nin Degisen Jeopolitik Kosullarinda Guc Mucadelesi
Introduction Eurasia, primarily Central Asia has been the scene of the great powers' struggles throughout history. As a result of these struggles, the geography of Central Asia nowadays has become complicated and inconsistent to a great extent....
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Overcoming the Disadvantages of Learning English in a Foreign Language Context/ Ingilizceyi Yabanci Dil Ortaminda Ogrenmenin Dezavantajlarini Asma Yollari
1. Introduction The teaching of foreign languages has been of great importance throughout the history and has gained much greater importance with the swift globalization turning the world into a small village. People need English as a foreign...
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The Cultural, Social and Moral Origins of Post-Modern Anomy: On the Path of 'Over man'/Postmodern Anominin Kulturel, Toplumsal Ve Moral Kokleri: Ustinsanti Izinde
"Gercek su ki: Insan kirli bir nehirdir. Kirli bir nehri kirlenmeden icine alabilmek icin bir deniz olmak gerekir. Goruyorsunuz, insandan daha ustun olmayi ogretiyorum size. i Utinsan iste bu deniz; sizin buyuk asagilamamz icinde yok olabilir insan."...
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Glocalisation: Interconnection of locals/Kuyerellesme: Yerelliklerin Birbirine Baglanmasi
Globalization as a Process In our era, the world is in a multidimensional and dynamic changing process and that interactions as well as associations among economies and various groups are becoming more intense and that the transformation in economic,...
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The Awakening of Turkish Society: Between Secularism and Religion/ Turk Toplumunun Uyanisi: Sekulerizm Ve Din Arasinda
Introduction While the Western world today is mainly concerned about the radicalization of Islam and its posing a severe challenge to civil liberties as well as democratic states all over the world, the Muslim countries are confronting the bipolarities...
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The Principles of Translating Movie Subtitles and Popular Application Samples in Turkey/Film Altyazisi Cevirisi Esaslari Ve Turkiye'de Populer Uygulama Ornekleri
Turkiye'de gerek yerel sinema sektorunun gerekse ithal film sektorunun uzun yillardir cozum bekleyen sayisiz problemleri oldugu, sektorle ilgili ilgisiz hemen herkesin kabullendigi tatsiz gerceklerden birisidir. Cercevesi hala net olarak cizilememis...
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Vol. 5, No. 3, Winter

Aims and scope/Amac Ve Kapsam
Civilacademy Journal of Social Sciences is a peer reviewed interdisciplinary bilingual printed journal (both Turkish and English) -so as to reach out to a wider audience and attain greater interaction among our readers-devoted to the pursuit of knowledge...
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An Analytical Outlook to the Nexus between State and Society in Turkey: Transformative Capacity of the tension/Turkiye'de Devlet Ve Toplum Iliskisine Tarihsel Ve Analitik Bir Bakis: Gerilim'in Donusebilme Kapasitesi
Giris 1990'li yillardan beridir siyasal duzlemde gerek entelektuel gerekse akademik cenahta ve neredeyse gundelik dilde bile en cok kullanilan; tam da bu ozelliginden dolayi kullanila kullanila bir olcude gercek anlamini kaybeden ve uzerinde analitik...
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Syria and Turkey Relations: The Changing Face of Turkish Foreign policy/Suriye Ve Turkiye Iliskileri: Turk Dis Politikasinin Degisen Yuzu
Introduction Turkey has become one of the countries which determine the bulletin about the Middle East because of two reasons: the traditional Middle East policy which was inherited from the Ottoman State and the consequence of the reformation in...
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A Dialogue of civilizations/Medeniyetlerarasi Diyalog
PART I: Recent Implications for International Dialogues The United Nations, whose main goal is to guarantee the security and peace all over the world, designated the year of 2001 as 'the Year of Dialogue among Civilizations' at the beginning of...
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"Interaction between Poverty, Environment and sustainability"/Yoksulluk, Cevre Ve Surudurulebilirlik Etkilesimi
"Insanlar ne baskalarini satin alacak kadar zengin, ne kendilerini satacak kadar yoksul olmamalidir. Servetler arasindaki buyuk esitsizlikler; hazineleri, sahiplerinin ellerinden alarak degil; hazine kurmanin yollarini ortadan kaldirarak; yoksullugu...
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The Influence of Race and Gender on the Types of works/"Irk Ve Cinsiyetin Is Turleri Uzerine Etkileri"
Gender and race have a certain effect on types of works. They influence the social roles and types of works. Some writers deal with 'women's work' and 'men's work' with different approaches. The aim of this essay is to analyze the connection between...
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"Feudalism and the Timar System and the Comparison of them"/Feodalizm Ve Timar Sistemi Ve Bu Iki Sistemin Karsilastirilmasi
1. GIRIS Toprak tarih boyunca bircok mucadeleye sebep olmustur. Bu mucadelelerin tek kaynagi topragin zapt edilmesi olmamis; topragin mulkiyeti, islenmesi, guvenliginin saglanmasi, miras yoluyla tevarus etmesi, topragin uzerinde yasayanlarin sosyalsiyasal...
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Journal of 'Kadin'/"Kadin" Dergisi
Kadin Dergiciligi Tanzimat Devri'nde Osmanli Devleti'nin yerlesik kurum ve geleneklerinde, toplumsal hayatin cesitli alanlarinda Bati tesiriyle ortaya cikan degisim ve ikiligin kendini gosterdigi hususlardan biri de kadinin kimligi ve toplumdaki...
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Romeo and Juliet a Film Review: The Legendary Lovers in 21st century/Romeo Ve Juliet Film Elestirisi: Efsane Asiklar 21.yy'da
If the word 'love' is thrown out of literature, the words 'Romeo and Juliet' would easily replace it without causing any confusion. The legendary play of Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet has been occupying the hearts of people for hundreds of years. It...
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Vol. 5, No. 2, Summer

Editor's Note/editor Un Notu
With the Summer 2007 Issue of Civilacademy Journal of Social Sciences, we keep presenting you with outstanding articles from various fields of social sciences. In this issue, you will find efforts to propose solutions to the crisis of the modern world...
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Aims and scope/Amac Ve Kapsam
Civilacademy Journal of Social Sciences is a peer reviewed interdisciplinary bilingual printed journal (both Turkish and English) -so as to reach out to a wider audience and attain greater interaction among our readers-devoted to the pursuit of knowledge...
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State-Religion Relations during the Modernization in Turkey/Modernlesme Surecinde Turkiye'de Din-Siyaset Iliskisi
ABSTRACT In this study, it is analyzed the state-religion relations during the modernization in Turkey. In this framework it will be seen that the modernization in Turkey has been formed by Enlghtenment, Modernism and Positivism. According to the...
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Turkey-European Union Relations from Past to present/Dunden Bugune Turkiye-Avrupa Birligi Iliskileri
ABSTRACT In this study, which accession strategy should be of Turkey, that is starting full membersip negotiations with European Union was analyzed. It was stressed that Turkey should not make consessions about its basic values in pre-accession...
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A Turning Point in the Way of Emancipation: Jurgen Habermas / Ozgurlesime Giden Yolda Bir Donum Noktasi: Jurgen Habermas
ABSTRACT This article analyzes those studies of Jurgen Habermas, which are about knowledge, society and politics. While it discusses the place of Habermas vis-a-vis the post-modern and modern approaches, it mainly aims to try to clarify whether...
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Assessments on Protection of Poets in Divan Poetry-II / Divan Siirinde Caize (Sair-Patron-Hamiiliskisi) Uzerine Degerlendirmeler-II
ABSTRACT Poetry and literature was always appreciated both in central palace and in country side from the establishment to the decay period of the Ottoman Empire. The basis of this prevalant dignity was; mainly sovereignty and then viziers, governors,...
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Two Feminist Classics Revisited: Jane Campion's the Piano and Sally Potter's Orlando/Iki Feminist Klasik
ABSTRACT Two films by women directors in the early 1990s provoked much critical comment and together opened the way to a broader approach to feminist issues in film. In retrospect, they constituted a cinematic watershed. Both films are in a sense...
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The Impact of New Communication Technologies on Public Administration: A Comparative Analysis on the E-Government Policies in Britain and Turkey */Yeni Iletisim Teknolojilerinin Kamu Yonetimine Etkisi: Ingiltere Ve Turkiye'deki E-Hukumet Politikalarinin Karsilastirmali Analizi
ABSTRACT Rapid developments realized in information and communication technologies since the beginning of the 21st century have led to significant transformations also in the field of public administration like in several fields in social life....
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The Theory of Hermeneutic in Terms of literature/Edebiyat Bilimi Acisindan: Yorumsama Kurami *
ABSTRACT The word "hermeneutic" in Western languages, has been translated as yorumsama in Turkish, that is, "the knowledge of interpretation", "an interpretative approach" or "a theory of interpretation". It is a Greek origin word and comes from...
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Strategy of Corporate Identity in Crisis management/Kim Korkar Hain Krizden? Kriz Yonetiminde Kurumsal Kimlik Stratejisi
ABSTRACT Corporate identity, has received significant attention over the last 25 years, mainly due to the changes in technology, market dynamics, consumer values and behavior. Corporate identity, has regarded as a strategic management tool and a...
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A Rupture in US-Turkey Relations: March 1, 2003 How to Explain the Turkish Foreign Policy decision?/Turk-Amerikan Iliskilerinde Catlak: 1 Mart 2003 Turkiye'nin Dis Politika Karari Nasil Aciklanmali?
ABSTRACT March 1 Turkish Parliament's refusal decision of US access to Turkish territory is one of the incidents that accelerated the gradual alienation of Turkish and US governments. This controversial foreign policy decision caused some question...
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The Impact of Individual Awareness on Organizational productivity/Bireysel Farkindaligin Orgutsel Verimlilik Uzerine Etkileri
ABSTRACT Among the assets of an organization, human resources has a most particular importance. The overwhelming competition, which is a result of globalization, amplified the necessity of employees who possess the ability to participate in work...
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Vol. 5, No. 1, Spring

Editor's Note/editor' Un Notu
With the Spring 2007 Issue of Civilacademy Journal of Social Sciences, we hope make a modest contribution to social sciences with outstanding writings from different fields of social sciences. Articles in this issue, written by scholars from various...
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Aims and scope/Amac Ve Kapsam
Civilacademy Journal of Social Sciences is a peer reviewed interdisciplinary bilingual printed journal (both Turkish and English) -so as to reach out to a wider audience and attain greater interaction among our readers-devoted to the pursuit of knowledge...
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Universal Human Rights and Cultural relativity/Evrensel Insan Haklari Ve Kulturel Gorelilik
ABSTRACT Doctrine of "universal human rights" which is built in order to form the ground of legitimacy of new bourgeois social structure, against to Catholic tradition and aristocracy is originally Western and thus historical and specific phenomenon,...
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The New Social Movements and the 'Mediation' of the Social sciences/Yeni Sosyal Hareketler Ve Sosyal Bilimlerin 'Uzlastirmaciligi'
ABSTRACT This article deals with the relations between the social movements and the 'categories of thought' that are shaped by the social sciences. That is, in what way social sciences conceptualize meaning regarding the production and the transformation...
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An Analysis of Social Classes in Russia after 1991 Based on Classical and Modern Social Stratification theories/Klasik Ve Modern Sosyal Tabakalasma Teorileri Temelinde 1991 Sonrasi Rusya Sosyal Siniflarinin Bir Analizi
ABSTRACT One of the objectives of this article is to analyze the manifold nature of social stratification theory developed by classical (Marx, Weber) and modern (Bourdieu) social theoreticians in order to conduct a more multi-faceted and better...
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Corruption and Solutions to Deal with corruption/Yolsuzluk Ve Yolsuzlukla Mucadele Icin Cozum Onerileri
ABSTRACT With the effects of the globalization process in the rapidly changing world, the corruptions ruining the social and economical structures of the countries necessitate a conscious and effective struggle and attract the attention of both...
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The Position of Turkey in Information economy/Bilgi Ekonomisinde Turkiye'nin Yeri
ABSTRACT Today, innovations in information and communication technology are having wide-ranging effects on many domains of society, and among policy makers. These advancements include not only many significant opportunities but also major changes....
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The Language Communication of United Europe/Birlesik Avrupa'nin Dil Irtibati
ABSTRACT / INTRODUCTION The subject of this paper is the linguistic background of the concept of a 'Pan-European Language', as a possible threat to the cultural identity of different 'nationstates'--present and prospective members of the EU. More...
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Speech Act Theory: Austin and Searle/Soz Eylem Kurami: Austin Ve Searle
ABSTRACT In this article J. L. Austin's speech act theory is introduced and the criticisms raised by his student Searle and some other researchers against this theory and the speech act theory put forward by Searle are presented. Austin identifies...
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Assessments on Protection of Poets in Divan Poetry-I/Divan Siirinde Caize (Sair- Patron-Hami Iliskisi) Uzerine Degerlendirmeler-I
ABSTRACT The Padishah, holding the first place, all the notables in the govemment supported artists and art in varying degrees and maintained this practice as a tradition until the last periods of the emperor. Consequently, artists clustered around...
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The Habit of Watching Contemporary Tele-novelas/Toplumsal Hafizada Film Ve Dizi Izleme Pratigi
ABSTRACT Family centered and melodramatic television serials recall the image of the melodramas of the period we call Yesilcam. There is an intertextual relation between Yesilcam movie and television serials' narrative discourses. These serials...
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Foreign Policymaking of United States/Amerikan Dis Politikasi
ABSTRACT Foreign policy is a set of goals that regulates relations among countries. Elements of motivation behind a country's foreign policy may be national security, national interest, economical prosperity and even ideological goals. The arguments...
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Tatarstan: The Search for Political identity/Tataristan: Bir Siyasi Kimlik Arayisi
ABSTRACT This paper unfolds the historical development of the relationship between Tatars and Russians. In doing so, first it explores the roots of the relationship by discussing cultural, religious, and socio-economsic factors. In the second part,...
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