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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (1): 75–92.
Published: 01 March 2004
... politics in the Department of Political Science at the University of Crete. The views expressed here do not necessarily coincide with those of any of the above institutions. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2004 Parliaments and Civil Society Cooperation in the Euro...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (3): 128–143.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Omar Kamil Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2001 Omar Kamil is a doctoral candidate at the Institute of Political Science,University of Leipzig, Germany. MQ 12.3-08 Kamil 7/20/01 11:26 AM Page 128 The Synagogue as Civil Society...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 83–106.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Burak Erdenir This essay analyzes the change in value orientations of Turkish society in recent decades with reference to the Europeanization process the country has been going through, particularly that embodied in the European Union accession process. As the Europeanization of Turkish political...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 112–130.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Abdul Gaffar Democratization in a broad sense is a continuous process of sensitization and practice of given, rationalized, normative conditions to regulate relations among the state, society, and individuals. This may entail inculcation of ideas, values, and practices so that society...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 24–42.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Jonathan M. Kerman; Kathryn L. Wood Iran’s historical flirtation with democracy has been one of thwarted desires. The 1906 Constitutional Revolution introduced the concepts of liberal democracy to Iranian society, but success was limited by the lack of support from the ulama (clergy). After decades...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (3): 117–130.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Tiago A. Ferreira Lopes In 1993, Piotr Sztompka stated that some post-Soviet societies were doomed to suffer from “civilizational incompetence.” The key argument was that the vision of a golden past acts as a deterrence mechanism against the future. Modernization is resisted not because of its...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (4): 77–94.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Nikolaos Lampas Since 2013, Greece, along with the rest of Europe, has experienced a rapid increase in refugee flows. The sudden influx of refugees has had a negative impact on the perception of Greek society regarding their potential threat. According to a 2016 survey, 55 percent of Greeks believe...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 68–81.
Published: 01 December 2013
... society and for the lack of democratization in Russia. The Barack Obama administration therefore should have no illusions about the limitations on US-Russian cooperation on terrorism. Anna Borshchevskaya is a fellow at the European Foundation for Democracy. Copyright 2013 by Mediterranean...
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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 (2015) 26 (4): 110–131.
Published: 01 December 2015
... with the nonelected arms of government and bureaucratic agencies; and social addresses civil society, the mass media, and nongovernmental organizations. Examination and analysis of the relevant data indicate that the state of accountability in Greece is weak in all three dimensions, and a host of structural, social...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 38–52.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and the continuities of Greek society in the twentieth century. Vangelis Angelis is a historian who has worked in such Greek educational and cultural organizations as University of Crête, National Technical University of Athens, and the Greek Ministry of Education, as well as for newspapers as a writer...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 5–13.
Published: 01 March 2012
... provincial reconstruction teams that operate at the local level to rebuild the societies shattered by war. In conceptual terms, the responsibility increasingly reflects the new emphasis on reconstruction and stabilization operations laid out in the State Department’s 2011 Quadrennial Defense and Development...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 17–35.
Published: 01 December 2007
... nationalism in Iraq represented by the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and the influence that these two parties could potentially have on the domestic politics of Turkey, especially the challenge from the Kurdish Democratic Society Party (DTP) and the Kurdistan...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 77–92.
Published: 01 December 2010
... of the labor force in postindustrial societies, has been further affected by the Maastricht criteria, which sought to enhance the competitiveness through increasing productivity, reducing wage costs, and significantly restructuring the labor relations that organized labor had achieved. For Social Democratic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 5–26.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Syaza Farhana Mohamad Shukri; Ishtiaq Hossain Turkey's Justice and Development Party (AKP) has been accused of Islamizing society through its family-centered policies that overlap with discourses originating from the Islamic faith. At the same time, the AKP government has maintained that it abides...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 36–47.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Mary Bossis; Nikolaos Lampas Increased refugee flows in Greece have raised concerns in Greek society about the potential threat of refugee radicalization. This essay assesses that potential based on theoretical approaches. It finds that the living conditions in refugee camps as well as negative...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 105–130.
Published: 01 June 2014
.... For example, Jason Manolopou- los sees the Greek debt crisis as the product of a process that began long before 2008 and involved “Greek politicians, the Greek society, trade unions, leaders of the EU, the IMF, [and] the world’s investment bankers.” Relying on a myriad of stories, anecdotal evidence...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 53–79.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the ambiance within which a participatory ethos and social respect can flourish. In Diamond and Morlino’s view, a strong and vibrant civil society is instru- mental to such social values, which include “tolerance of political and social differences, and acceptance on the part of individuals...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 89–112.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., Inc. 90 Mediterranean Quarterly: Winter 2007 In this essay I argue that diverse Muslim communities entrench them- selves in secluded, segregated, and separate segments and in groups disen- franchised from their surrounding societies because of the socioeconomic and political conditions...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 136–141.
Published: 01 June 2007
...: The Civil Sphere. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. 816 pages. ISBN 13 978-0-19-516250-9. $35. Reviewed by Victor Roudometof. This book aims at recasting the scholarly debate on democracy by proposing a new interpretation of civil society as a “civil sphere, a world of values and institutions...