Working Paper: Gender Effects of Education on Economic Development in Turkey- social fabric roundup

Gender Effects of Education on Economic Development in Turkey

by Acturca
ERC Working Papers in Economics (Economic Research Center) 12/03, April 2012, 39 p. Aysit Tansel & Nil Demet Güngör * Several recent empirical studies have examined the gender effects of education on economic growth or on steady-state level of output using the much exploited, familiar cross-country data in order to determine their quantitative importance and


‘World’s most expensive petrol’ record demanded for Turkey

from Hurriyet Daily News
A Turkish citizen has applied to the Guinness Book of World Records, claiming to consume the most expensive..


Game of Thrones | Are Dothraki Characters Turks…

by M.A.M
Nine Turkish army officers have been accused of damaging Turkey?s patriotism and values after using HBO TV series Game of Thrones as educational material in English language classes. The popular show was screened to cadets at İzmir’s Maltepe Military Academy, reports the Turkish daily newspaper Hürriyet. Students aged between 16 and 19 had to complete assignments after watching the series. However after ten weeks of classes, an anonymous letter was sent to the academy?s administration, complaining that the show involved “corrupted and perverted” sex scenes and depicted Turks as “a barbarian tribe with perverted religious rituals.” Turkish media believe that the letter was penned by parents of one of the cadets. Game of Thrones, an adaptation of a book series by George R. R. Martin, is set in the fantasy medieval world of Westeros. Different peoples living there are loosely based on real-world cultures.


Turkey?s Honour Killings: Problematising Patriarchy | The Platform

by Turkish Digest
Turkey?s Honour Killings: Problematising Patriarchy

The rise in honour killings in Turkey points to a patriarchal need to control women, where women straddle structures that can either reinforce or challenge gender norms


PM Erdoğan Believes Religious Education Will Breed Obedience?

from Bianet :: English
Education specialist Assist. Prof. Cem Kirazoğlu said Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan?s recent comments on the status of theological Imam Hatip schools reflect his underlying belief that religious education will breed obedient generations.


New school system starts amid criticism

from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkey?s controversial new education system, known as ‘4+4+4..

Turkish Airlines begins employing flight attendants in headscarves

from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkish Ground Service, a partnership between Turkish Airlines (THY) and Havaş, has officially begun employing flight attendants who wear headscarves


Half of Turkish women lack jobs, school: report

from Hurriyet Daily News

Women ages 15 to 29 have the least access to work and education in Turkey out of the 34 members of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.

‘Islamic bike’ proposed by Turkish scholars

from Hurriyet Daily News

It is possible to build an ‘Islamic bicycle’ if it is constructed with the intention of serving God’s grace, Professor Alparslan Açıkgenç has said.

Barca wants all women Turkish Airlines cabin crew

from Hurriyet Daily News

Spanish football giant Barcelona has requested all female cabin crews during official.

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