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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 105–130.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Constantine P. Danopoulos Despite periods of growth, modern Greece is no stranger to severe and prolonged economic crises. Analyses of Greece’s current economic crisis have stayed clear of the seminal importance of culture as a key variable responsible for widespread and persistent corruption...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 88–104.
Published: 01 September 2016
... had been eagerly planning the establishment of a university in the region in order to make the local elites familiar with Western culture. Egypt, Palestine, and Cyprus were considered the most likely locations for the institution. It is argued that cultural propaganda was perceived by the Foreign...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (1): 23–33.
Published: 01 March 2006
...James A. Bill 2006 James A. Bill is professor emeritus of government at the College of William and Mary. The Cultural Underpinnings of Politics: Iran and the United States James A. Bill Ever since Shah Ismail Safavid marched...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (3): 43–54.
Published: 01 September 2006
... at the Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage in Sarajevo and as a curator at the State Art Gallery of Bosnia-Herzegovina. She would like to thank Aleksander Kuzmanovich for helping her gather the information on the present situation of major icon collections from Bosnia-Herzegovina...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (2): 70–80.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Yossef Ben-Meir Morocco’s approach to implementing projects that preserve its multicultural identity integrates opportunities to advance sustainable development. The strategy is to identify ways to not only preserve culturally significant locations and knowledge but to also advance livelihoods...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 101–104.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Dominique Maillard Dominique Maillard is vice dean in charge of international relations at the Université Paris-Est Créteil. Grigoriadis Ioannis N. : Trials of Europeanization: Turkish Political Culture and the European Union . New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2009 . 424...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 83–106.
Published: 01 December 2014
... culture is closely related to the consolidation of democracy, the change in value orientations sustaining democracy would be an indicator showing the extent of societal Europeanization in Turkey. Based on the World Values Survey, changes in secular-rational and self-expression value orientations...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 77–92.
Published: 01 December 2010
... parties, the changing demographic of its support base, the ideological collapse of the Soviet Union, the adoption of the Maastricht convergence agenda, and the rise of a debt-infused consumer culture has meant death. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2010 Petros Vamvakas is assistant professor...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 33–61.
Published: 01 December 2001
.../18/01 2:34 PM Page 33 Challenging the Future: On Building a Culture of Confidence and Partnership in the Euro-Mediterranean P. H. Liotta It may be a cliché...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (3): 55–77.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., it is argued that the Gezi uprising transformed the culture of political protests in the country and paved the way for the emergence of affirmative resistance, radical imagination, and a new politics of desire and dignity against authoritarian and neoliberal policies. Erdogan Turkish politics democracy...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., the issue now is less institutional than cultural. By problematizing European cultural minimalism as the main informant of anti.Turkish opposition, this essay turns the issue of Turkish membership upside down. While in Turkey religiosity does not appear to be a decisive factor in shaping perceptions...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 81–97.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to institutional and cultural country-specific factors rather than to crude differences in levels of economic development. This suggests that policies against corruption should target a complex ensemble of driving factors not limited to the economic characteristics of an individual country and should include...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Emmanuel Karagiannis Greece has enjoyed strong historical and cultural ties with countries and peoples of the Black Sea region for many centuries. During the 1990s, Greek governments largely ignored the region as they focused on the immediate Balkan neighborhood, which was in turmoil at the time...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 20–35.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Robert J. Pranger In its essence, the Arab Spring is about “being Arab,” in the words of the late Lebanese journalist Samir Kassir. This essay explores the two fold meaning of this Arab awakening as the emergence of a homogeneous yet plural field of Arab culture and its integration into the mosaic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 107–134.
Published: 01 December 2012
... policy, demonstrating that, besides its pragmatic features, it reveals idealistic motives, especially since 1991. These motives issue from a rich nexus of historical, religious, and cultural bonds, resulting in support for essentially idealist legal norms and ethical values that defend the rights...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 81–103.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., and cultural ties, especially with Turkey, Israel, and the Arab states of the Persian Gulf region. Through its modern history, Albania has been a good example of a politically and economically weak state exercising a fairly consistent asymmetric foreign policy based on the support of great powers...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 48–60.
Published: 01 June 2014
... a firsthand account of the scale and scope of Beijing’s economic and, to a lesser extent, cultural investment in the region and of the way that local society is reacting to the changes. The essay also considers what the effects are for the traditional regional power, Russia, and looks at the Kremlin’s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 74–98.
Published: 01 September 2014
... interests from abroad. This lack of meaningful dialogue is the product of an environment of disrespect for objective reporting, a surrender to cultural stereotyping, and a sense of hopelessness among the population, all of which are made more destructive by the overwhelming burden of debt. The roots...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 64–82.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Ali Erken Student movements in the twentieth century Middle East have received less attention than many other topics in the study of the region's cultural and political history. Yet the rapidly changing demographic composition of the region since the 1960s have made young people and youth activism...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 42–62.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Michael B. Bishku Cyprus and Malta are small Mediterranean states located on the periphery of Europe that have had unusual political affiliations following independence from Great Britain in 1960 and 1964, respectively. Historically and culturally they have had Middle Eastern connections. Cyprus...