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Berker Parlaker 21202604 ENG 102-74 Essay1-Final Draft PROTESTS IN TURKEY The Gezi Park movement has a huge importance for all Turkish citizens because after many years in silence people took action to protect their rights and they aimed to foster Turkish democracy. Just forgetting the demonstrations would be a great mistake result in missing the chance to create more democratic country. In this paper the situation in Turkey and Burak Kadercan’s view about it will be discussed. First of all...

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economy of turkey

Economy of Turkey About TurkeyTurkey is a vibrant amalgamation of two unique cultures, reflecting a diverse collection of ideas, beliefs and values. Crossing both European and Middle Eastern boundaries, Turkish society is patriotic and proud of its ancestry and achievements. The rapid modernisation of the country, combined with its traditional values, makes Turkey a fascinating market for foreign businesses but requires an understanding of its cultural design in order to secure your future...

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Turkey and Modernity

College Fall 2012 Turkey and Modernity Turkey has always historically been a region of economic and/or military importance. Whether it was under Roman occupation, or as the independent Ottomans, this region has always been one of vast importance, and this trend has continued into the modern era. Starting with the earliest traces of civilization and extending well beyond the democratic reforms of their beloved commander Ataturk (which literally means father of the Turks), Turkey has always historically...

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Candidate Country for Membership – Turkey

Turkey's application to accede to the European Union was made on 14 April 1987. Turkey has been an associate member of the European Union (EU) and its predecessors since 1963. After the ten founding members, Turkey was one of the first countries to become a member of theCouncil of Europe in 1949, and was also a founding member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in 1961 and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in 1973. The country has also...

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The Political History of Turkey

Ethan Sternke Erica Sahm English 10 March 5, 2013 The Political History of TurkeyTurkey Facts.” National Geographic. National Geographic Society, 19 March 2013. Web. 20 March 2013. http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/turkey-facts/ Although there were very many authors of this article, it is one of the most reliable articles on the internet for the basic facts of Turkey. Turkey is a considerably large country located on the far western side of Asia. It touches both Europe...

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turkeys admission to EU

But by doing this, Turkey was not yet an official candidate. It was officially recognized as a candidate for full membership in 1999. The real negotiations about this subject were started in 2005, and until this very own moment, the European countries have still not decided whether taking Turkey in would be the right thing to do or not. 1. + A first advantage of Turkey’s membership would be the fact that it would open up a new and strong market for the European products. Turkey has a very large...

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Comparison Between Egypt and Turkey

Egypt and Turkey Both Egypt and Turkey are known as having a long history with ancient cultural practise and architectural achievements such as pyramid which works of ancient Egyptian. However, there are similarities and differences in many sites such as climate, geographical and food. First of all, both Egypt and Turkey have a hot temperate and dry summer. While Egypt has moderate winters, Turkey has wet winters and the harsher in interior. For example, Ankara, which is capital of Turkey, has an...

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Turkey: A Transcontinental Country

Turkey is a transcontinental country , located mostly in Western Asia and Eastern Europe. Turkey is bordered by 8 countries. The Mediterranean Sea is to the south; the Aegean Sea is to the west; and the Black Sea is to the north. The country's official language is Turkish, which is spoken by approximately 85% of the population as mother tongue. The most numerous ethnic group is the Turks, who constitute between 70% and 75% of the population.  Kurds are the largest ethnic minority and, according...

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Turkey as an Islamic Modern Country

pragmatic economic policy during the First World War. That is to say, Mustafa Kemal was not the creator of these principles; instead, he was the political leader that systemized them as a political program tobe implemented for the transformation of Turkey into a modern state. Nevertheless, he and the bureaucratic elite surrounding him presented them as novelty through which the state and nation would catch up the contemporary and civilized world. As a matter of fact, they were the ideological instruments...

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Turkey: the eternal candidate to the EU

Turkey: The eternal candidate to the European Union Geographical aspects concerning TURKEY: Turkey is situated in Anatolia and the Balkans, bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Georgia, and bordering the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, between Greece and Syria. Other neighbours include Iran, Iraq, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria and Armenia The area of Turkey is 783,562 km (land-98%) and 9,820 km (water-2%). The country of Turkey straddles two continents: Asia and Europe. The European...

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