Perspectives Issue 7

Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Turkey Representation
For free
Place of publication
Istanbul
Date of Publication
Januar 2014
Number of Pages
72
Licence
All rights reserved.
Language of publication
Englisch
Series

Political analysis and commentary from Turkey

Table of contents

3 Editorial

URBAN TRANSRORMATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT TOWARDS THE ELECTIONS
4 Gezi, elections and a political alternative,
Stefo Benlisoy
9 HDP: Possibilities and obstacles,
Ayhan Bilgen
14 Autonomy in local government,
Hacı Kurt
19 Crazy urban transformation, rational capital accumulation,
Gökhan Bilgihan
24 Weakening the local, reinforcing the center,
Prof. Dr. Nadir Suğur

ECOLOGY
28 Slow philosophy,
Rıdvan Yurtseven
33 Çıralı: Paradise lost,
Yusuf Yavuz

DEMOCRACY
36 Democratization package evaluated with the independent criteria prevalent in democracies,
Ayşen Candaş
41 Violence Prevention and Monitoring Centers (ŞÖNİM) that can’t (won’t) prevent male violence,
Deniz Bayram
46 The German political associations - demon and enemy of Turkey?
Ulrike Dufner
48 In praise of Turkishness - an end in sight?,
Özgür Sevgi Göral

INTERNATIONAL POLITICS
52 The hedging strategy in foreign policy,
M.Sinan Birdal

CULTURE
58 Gezi’s universe of possibilities,
Ezgi Bakçay

HUMAN LANDSCAPE
65 Wooden-sworded knight of the last Roman castle, or the cry of a human rights defender,
Muherrem Erbey

69 News from hb