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Turkish culture and Healthcare

Posted by on September 18, 2014 – 06:21 am

Turkish culture and Healthcare

Author: Koivunen, Kristiina Contributor: University of Helsinki, Department of Social Policy Thesis level: Licentiate thesis Abstract: The aim of this research is to study the health situation in the Turkish part of Kurdistan (Southeast Turkey) during the 1990s. Since 1984 there has been going on an armed conflict between the Turkish army and Kurdistan Labour Party, the PKK. Since 1984 the army has used the strategy of low-intensity war towards the guerillas. To cut the supply routes of the guerillas, the army has forced people from three thousand…

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Turkish culture business etiquette

Posted by on September 16, 2014 – 06:16 am

Turkish culture business etiquette

Welcome to our guide to Turkey. This is useful for anyone researching Turkish culture, customs, manners, etiquette, values and wanting to understand the people better. You may be going to Turkey on business, for a visit or even hosting Turkish colleagues or clients in your own country. Remember this is only a very basic level introduction and is not meant to stereotype all Turks you may meet!Facts and Statistics Location: southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia (that portion of Turkey west of the Bosporus is geographically part of Europe), bordering…

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Turkish culture has an Honor and Shame traditional

Posted by on September 12, 2014 – 05:40 am

Turkish culture has an Honor and Shame traditional

Of the eighty boats participating in the parade at the beginning of August, most eyes were drawn towards the so-called Turkish Boat ; the first of its kind to appear in the boat float in Amsterdam as part of its annual Gay Pride celebrations. This unconventional presence also drew criticism and even threats originating from the Turkish community. In particular, the manifestation of national pride in combination with gay pride is questioned. The Turkish Boat gave a face to those immigrants and Dutch-born citizens with Turkish ancestry who were brave…

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Turkish Village culture

Posted by on September 11, 2014 – 05:29 am

Turkish Village culture

Menemen Turkey is famous for its yogurt and dairy industry, boasting the largest number of cows in Europe. Every little household in the outlying village has one or two cows. Any milk, which is not consumed by the household, is sold to the village collective who then sells it onto the major dairy producers. Even the Turkish Government get involved by offering a free stud service to cow owners, with the intent on breeding better milkers.‘ Danone’ a major world force in yogurt production is very prominent in Turkey. Yet, Danone produces yogurt for…

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Turkish culture European

Posted by on September 10, 2014 – 05:08 am

Turkish culture European

Two years ago, Turkey won the Eurovision song contest with a tale of unrequited love. In many ways, it echoed the country s own unsuccessful bid to woo the European Union since 1963, when it signed an association agreement that promised eventual membership of the bloc. Things began moving in 1 when Turkey was officially recognised as an EU candidate, and especially after the election of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government in 2002, which quickened political reforms to an unprecedented pace. Earlier this month, Turkish state television…

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Pomegranate in Turkish culture

Posted by on September 9, 2014 – 04:20 am

Pomegranate in Turkish culture

“Another bite” is a series of occasional posts about food, presenting the delicious local products, tasty dishes and other gastronomic delights we encounter on our tours and cruises. Travelling at its best is about exploration and discovery, about getting to know an area and its culture, and finding things to enjoy, marvel at and share with others. My first trips to Turkey were certainly of that nature, as they were undertaken in preparation for our escorted archaeological tours and cruises in that fascinating country. They gave me a great opportunity…

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Turkish girls culture

Posted by on September 6, 2014 – 03:50 am

Turkish girls culture

Berlin - The more devout a young Muslim male in Germany is, the more likely he is to resort to violence, according to a federally financed study seen Saturday by the German Press Agency dpa. The study, based on interviews with 45, boys and girls aged 14 to 16, also concluded that male supremacist views and a preference for violent videos and computer games link closely with mosque attendance among the young. It compared Christians and Muslims. The as-yet-unpublished research was jointly conducted by the federal Interior Ministry and the KFN…

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Turkish culture in Chicago

Posted by on September 4, 2014 – 03:47 am

Turkish culture in Chicago

Classes are held every Sunday between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm, with two 10 minute breaks. We are currently able to accept 1st through 6th graders. Our aim is to teach our students the Turkish language, history, geography, as well as mathematics. We also strive to develop our students’ appreciation for and knowledge of Turkish traditions and culture in a caring, friendly and fun environment. To this end, we hold ceremonies and celebrations at our school on Turkish national and religious holidays. Click here to see our teachers Our teaching staff is…

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