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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (4): 99–102.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Konstantinos S. Skandalis © 2018 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2018 Rizas Sotiris : The End of Middle Class Politics? Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing , 2018 . 223 pages. ISBN 1-5275-0654-1 . £64.99 (hardcover). ...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 5–26.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... This essay analyzes the origin of these interwoven stereotypes, which were created by the Italian ruling class in order for the defeated nation to avoid a punitive peace and were subsequently spread by the mass media. Filippo Focardi is assistant professor of contemporary history in the Department...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 83–106.
Published: 01 December 2014
... at a time when the country has been experiencing a vast socioeconomic change, with millions of people moving into the middle class. Turkish democracy Europeanization World Values Survey Turkey Copyright 2015 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2015 Burak Erdenir is deputy undersecretary...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (1): 15–26.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Richard S. Williamson The essay offers an in-depth account of China's assertiveness in world affairs, an analysis of its own emerging contradictions, and how it must reconcile economic development and the inevitable growth of the middle class that will, sooner or later, demand political freedoms...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 33–39.
Published: 01 September 2002
... to control the governed and, in the next place, oblige it to control itself. To date, governments in Albania have not been able to achieve this bal- ance. One crucial reason is that there has been corruption at all levels of the political class and public...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2014
... in Paris and other European cities in education, background, and class. They were the inheritors of what had happened in Europe in 1848. The fall of the authoritarian and repressive regimes of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, and Hosni Mubarak was the triumph of Western political values. The revolt against...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 6–11.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... Unfortunately, the early battles in America’s war on terrorism have not required much shared sacrifice. Internationally, we have put forth a military that, while effective and courageous, is nevertheless disproportionately made up of working-class and low-income men and women to the exclusion of the children...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 131–151.
Published: 01 June 2014
... an active role in developing a national business class. Originally, this class was dominated by a number of large firms, closely tied to (and dependent on) the political community and concentrated in Turkey’s western coastal regions. In the past several decades, however, the dominance...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 76–83.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., its dimensions and implications are. Despite the advent of “disaster capitalism“ as a new model of “development,”1 the financial cri- sis that started in the United States morphed into a global menace that has impacted small economies the hardest. It exposed weak nations to the whims of a class...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 77–92.
Published: 01 December 2010
... of Social Democracy  79 self-­satisfying, consumption-­based economic model of Maastricht emphasiz- ing fiscal prudence, investment incentives, and job creation.2 Consequently, by the mid-­1990s, new social alliances were being forged that were less pronounced along the class lines that had been...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 14–29.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Trakya Olaylari [1934 Thrace events] (Istanbul: Kitabevi, 2008). 8. See Rifat Bali, Yirmi Kur’a Nafia Askerleri [The 20 class work soldiers] (Istanbul: Kitabevi, 2008). 9. Speros Vryonis Jr., Speros Vryonis and the Mechanism of Catastrophe: The Turkish Pogrom of Sep- tember 6–7, 1955...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 67–88.
Published: 01 March 2012
... “the burden of restructuring on to the poorer and weaker classes in its attempt to maintain the economic power and privilege of the dominant capitalist class.”19 Recurrent financial crises caused the decline of the real incomes of the working masses, the widening gap of the rich and the poor...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (2): 53–71.
Published: 01 June 2006
... (garden) and low (wild) culture. It was a Muslim state but one above all religious communities at the same time.16 Converted Muslim subjects, mostly recruited from among the Balkan Christians of the empire, were given top-level administrative posts. This administrative class dominated...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 89–112.
Published: 01 March 2007
... that stress uniformity and the existing widespread discrimination against Muslims. In France these policies resulted in state- sponsored ghettoization, while in Germany, a Muslim middle class arose from the guest worker programs implemented in the 1960s and 1970s. Neverthe- less, in Germany...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 11–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... people. It should also be admitted that while the Nazis did not start de-­Hellenization, they aided and perhaps inadvertently abetted trends already in operation, especially in the form adopted by the upper-­middle class. However, what the Nazis did in Greece was catalytic in a different way...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 26–41.
Published: 01 September 2011
... philosophical reminders to repatriate the ideals of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison and defend them against a rising class of amoral financiers and assorted crooks. During the past four decades, this ruthless and rootless class of financial manipulators has colo- nized the centers of American power...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 42–52.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... The inchoate elements of the insurgency provide slim founda- tions for nation building. Libya, more than sixty years after acquiring independence, remains a not very appealing work in progress. It is riven by ethnic and tribal rivalries, jealousies afflict provincial relations, and class divisions...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (3): 144–163.
Published: 01 September 2000
... on the key political constituencies of the Balkan nation-states and the social factors responsible for their emergence. My goal is to show that underdevelopment in conjunction with the class structure of the Balkan nation-states and their statism promoted...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2007
... in error. His detailed profiling of 382 terrorists reveals that they are more likely to be normal, well-educated types with families and good professional-level jobs. Most are middle or upper class, not poor, young, single, and deluded. Only a fraction had any religious education, and many, more...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (2): 47–81.
Published: 01 June 2008
... with endless harangues against their “class enemy,” my father. We crossed the border into Greece at 2:00 a.m. on 3 January 1952, just as the communist scum ended their celebration and staggered home drunk. As was their practice on similar occasions, they fired a few volleys to make sure we heard...