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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 131–151.
Published: 01 June 2014
... the University of Washington. He would like to thank Resat Kasaba, Selim Kuru, Scott Radnitz, Wolfram Latsch, and Alex Segall for their advice and help during the writing process. Copyright 2014 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2014 Dogan versus Erdogan: Business and Politics in AKP-­Era Turkey...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (3): 78–97.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... Censorship of the news in Turkey intensified after the failed coup attempt of July 2016. Media control tools used by business moguls were supported by the government and led the way to the creation of a corporatist media, which in turn has come under increased government pressure. This essay also highlights...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (2): 96–107.
Published: 01 June 2002
... In modern times, and with the expansion and development of the world economy, some people have accumulated, through their business, substan- tial wealth. A number of these people, when approaching the end of their biological lives, suffer the awkward feeling of the final winner in the well- known...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 98–114.
Published: 01 September 2012
... their homelands by religious strife, political instability, and/ or economic hardship. Numerous immigrants joined the work force of their adopted countries, and a good number of them sought their fortunes in the world of business. Even though Greece ended up in the Western bloc during the Cold War divide...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 40–59.
Published: 01 June 2009
... and interconnected businesses.5 In this essay I seek to explore ways in which subnational factors promote the ability of socioeconomic actors to develop public-private institutions. I seek to address the following questions: First, what types of factors contrib- uted to the institutional innovations...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 18–36.
Published: 01 June 2007
... in the Middle East skills to run their own businesses. It’s about providing life-saving surgery for victims of the Southeast Asia tsunami on American hospital ships. Few People Are Aware of the Scope of Foreign Outreach Our country has been expanding its outreach in many ways, and yet...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 39–51.
Published: 01 March 2012
... from a speech given at the Fifteenth Annual Conference of the European Business History Association on 16 August 2011. An earlier version was presented at a forum held by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, Brussels, 28 June 2011. Stavros B. Thomadakis is professor...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 33–39.
Published: 01 September 2002
... in compliance with generally recognized norms of conduct. The practice of la mordida, as known in Latin American countries, and the use of government facilitators, or sekser, to transact normal or other business has become so institutionalized that a whole...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 31–44.
Published: 01 June 2011
... “has come from America”; the French leaders blamed the le capitalisme sauvage of the Anglo-­Saxons, especially its wor- ship of the markets and the lack of business ethics and moral discipline; and the Kremlin simply dismissed the economic crisis as a Western problem that would leave Russia...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (4): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2006
...- tary and intelligence backgrounds, have operated both openly and covertly in the Washington, DC, area and in the best business locations of Paris and London, in major economic centers of the Mediterranean and Middle East, and in the military-industrial sales offices of Moscow, Beijing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2000
... chairman and at the same time a business partner of Kiriyenko’s and Chubais’s. From there these monies, now in the form of private capital, were transferred back to Russia, to the government short-term bond market. The inventors of this scheme for robbing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 1–4.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... Born in Athens, Greece, in 1942 to a family that was involved in shipping dating back to the middle of the nineteenth century, Kyriakou greatly expanded the original family business and took it to impressive new heights. This included his launch of Athenian Tankers Holdings, a successful global...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 4–10.
Published: 01 March 2005
... diligently on preparing Croatia for the challenges of membership by adopting key policy measures aimed at improving the business environment and attracting foreign investment and know-how. Croatia is also working toward reforming its judiciary and public administration and protecting the environment...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 68–92.
Published: 01 September 2017
...-­gulf-­funds-­inquiry-­hears. 26. Joseph V. Micallef, “The Business of ISIS,” Huffington Post, 24 July 2016, www.huffingtonpost .com/joseph-­v-­micallef/the-­business-­of-­isis_b_11142954.html. 27. Solomon, Kwong, and Bernard. Tichý: Terrorist Attacks on the Energy...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 16–32.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., and political accommodations. If enlargement does move forward to include Bulgaria, Romania, Croa- tia, and with hope, Turkey, there would still be diffi cult unfi nished business revolving around Albania and the southern portions of the former Yugoslavia. The EU admission of FYR Macedonia should...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (1): 119–123.
Published: 01 March 2004
... (Bint Nawal). These women share their views about female dancers. Both Umm Nawal and her daughter had been dancers, but Bint Nawal was adamantly opposed to this business. As the interviews moved back and forth among the three women, with Umm Nawal having had the most involvement in the dancing busi...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 March 2004
... about female dancers. Both Umm Nawal and her daughter had been dancers, but Bint Nawal was adamantly opposed to this business. As the interviews moved back and forth among the three women, with Umm Nawal having had the most involvement in the dancing busi- ness, something became evident that should...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 61–77.
Published: 01 June 2010
... it financially and use revenues generated by it to purchase new weapons, sponsor new Madrassas in Pakistan to pick up a fresh crop of new recruits, and barter for cars and all manner of consumer goods, including houses. Since the year 2000, this business partnership with trafficking cartels has become...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (1): 127–130.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., but Bint Nawal was adamantly opposed to this business. As the interviews moved back and forth among the three women, with Umm Nawal having had the most involvement in the dancing busi- ness, something became evident that should make people not well grounded in the Islamic Arab world careful about...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (2): 11–18.
Published: 01 June 2008
... stable due to its strong commitment to budgetary discipline. Third, the EU is not burdened with anything like America’s current account deficit and external debt. Fourth, the euro has brought tangible economic and busi- ness benefits. The currency has cut costs for businesses and promoted trade...