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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 6–37.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., but over time they have become distant from democratic processes as they have sought to claim property rights over more and more of the planet, and now of outer space. Consequently, what remains of the global commons is on the verge of extinction. This essay examines whose interests such activities...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 135–154.
Published: 01 March 2007
... deposited to the treasury of the Turkish Ministry of Finan- cial Affairs or in the treasuries of the prefecture authorities in the names of their owners.13 The estimation of the value of the property and the right of recovery by the original owners would be determined by the courts, based on legal...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 8–15.
Published: 01 September 2010
... international treaties. The rights of the Ecumenical Patriarchate are guaranteed by the Treaty of Lausanne. The spiritual leader should be able to perform his religious duties free of harassment and without the Turkish state seizing properties, convert- ing churches into museums, expelling the faithful...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2013
...George Bistis This essay traces the history of the Far Right in Greece, which is on the rise again almost four decades after the collapse of the military junta that ruled the Mediterranean country from 1967 to 1974. The author examines how the Golden Dawn party capitalized on Greek citizens...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 14–28.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., and language. Such discrimination is strictly prohibited under article 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights. The prohibition of discrimination under this article has special rel- evance in cases involving property and the protection of homes, religion, and freedom of thought...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (1): 74–92.
Published: 01 March 2011
... assertion of their rights. The authors conclude that any attempts at finding solutions to the conflict must address issues of program and policy. They posit that policies founded on rights and environmental justice are imperative to help to resolve the differences between the fighting stakeholders...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 27–55.
Published: 01 September 2017
... that have supported and opposed the ban on women wearing headscarves on government property. Progressing from nationalism literature and image framing in public policy, the essay applies quantitative and case study analysis to reveal how the reframing of the headscarf debate—via narratives of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Simone Dossi As political instability challenges China’s growing interests in the Mediterranean region, the European Union might prove to be the right partner for Beijing. This essay assesses the prospects for EU-Chinese security cooperation in the region. A shared doctrinal concern with...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Ennahda-led coalition needs to get the right mix of resources to make progress in reducing unemployment. Tunisians cannot do it alone; external assistance is badly needed. Mohamed A. El-Khawas is professor of history and political science at the University of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 51–62.
Published: 01 September 2009
... benevolent than that of Germany. In the case of Cyprus, the proposed reunification is much more precarious, and absent are many of the preconditions of textbook economic theory. First, private property rights are not clearly defined. The Turkish invasion and the consequent forced migration of both...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 102–117.
Published: 01 September 2005
... economic growth in underdeveloped coun- tries. On the contrary, development assistance has often proved to be counterproductive. Whether it is skimmed off by corruption, kept beyond the reach of poorer inhabitants due to regulations, or access is denied due to a lack of property rights or...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2016
... eschewed economic issues, such as the importance of revenue from expected offshore energy development, and instead desired negotiations to focus, first and fore- most, on the withdrawal of Turkish military forces from the island, followed by addressing property rights issues and compensation for...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (1): 42–66.
Published: 01 March 2003
... integrated? Again, no restrictions can be allowed on the question of property rights. This was clearly and unequivocally reaffirmed in a decision of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Loizidou vs. Turkey. Loizidou sued Turkey for not allowing her to enjoy her rights with regard to property...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (2): 23–28.
Published: 01 June 2000
... been under way to restructure and reform the judiciary, establish a functioning provin- cial government, protect minorities and individual property rights, and complete an accurate population census. The council is also actively pro- viding training...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2005
... and freedoms of all its citizens. As a member of the EU, Cyprus is a threat to no one and least of all a threat to itself, as the Annan Plan and its security regime explicitly suggests. The Annan Plan also had serious fl aws with regard to property rights and specifi cally the property left...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2015
... can buy 100 percent of an EU car maker while the reverse is limited to 50 percent. Intellectual property rights and all the related matters are an additional difficult problem to tackle. To sum up, there are great opportunities, but there are also great difficul- ties. There are joint...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 41–77.
Published: 01 September 2003
... risk and the loss of civil rights and property.10 9. Justice Yaakov Zemah, lecture delivered on behalf of WOJAC before the World Conference of Jew- ish Organizations meeting in Jerusalem, 1 July 1976. 10. Yehuda Dominitz, “Immigration and Absorption of Jews from Arab Countries,” in The...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 71–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
... city’s shantytowns, which constitute 55 percent of the city where property ownership rights fall in the gray area between legal and illegal. Although many dwellings were built illegally, the municipality de facto recognizes the ownership rights of the residents. However, these rights are not...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (2): 1–6.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Donald M. Payne Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2006 Donald M. Payne is a member of the US House of Representatives and is a senior member of the International Relations Committee. He is the ranking Democrat on the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights, and International Operations...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 4–10.
Published: 01 March 2005
... neces- sary measures—including the allocation of signifi cant fi nancial resources— in support of a process for the return of refugees, restitution of property rights, and the reconstruction of property damaged as a result of the war. All these steps have had an impact on the creation of a climate...