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Non-Health Effects of the Pandemic

By Yasin Alkan 0 Comment August 14, 2020

Until the COVID-19 outbreak, which has been profoundly affecting the world economy, human security, international affairs, social lives, etc., the world was in its normal yet complicated track. However, since then, almost every part of the world perceived the urgency of taking precautions against the virus. The governments, non-state actors, institutions, and individuals from every […]

Structuralism

By Yasin Alkan 0 Comment August 6, 2020

Since social sciences are not experimental like other formal sciences, they do not give the same data / results everywhere and in every situation. Precise conclusions cannot be drawn, as the variables are difficult to analyze and distinguish due to their differences and structures. Although this situation is close to instrumentalism, it is fundamentally different. […]

Stonewall

By Yasin Alkan 0 Comment August 6, 2020

The resistance that started against the harsh intervention of the police in a bar called Stonewall on 28th June 1969 is first resistence against system. Police, who frequently intervened in bars with LGBT members in the 1960s, increased the violence to the highest level in June 1969. The resistance lasted 4 days and it was […]

Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis

By Yasin Alkan 0 Comment August 6, 2020

If we simply define the Sapir Whorf Hypothesis, it means that language determines the way the person understands the world. There are many examples that demonstrate this situation, which is a hypothesis that languages affect the way people think. For example, in some regions, the concepts of east-west are used instead of concepts such as […]

Dvorak the Antonin

By Yasin Alkan 0 Comment August 6, 2020

Dvorak is perhaps one of the most interesting artists ever born. He was so scattered that he could not find the compositions he wrote, he forgot about his messy face and wrote it all over again. Considering the symphonies that he couldn’t reach because he lost his notes, it is not even a job to […]

Is Globalisation a Good Phenomenon

By Yasin Alkan 0 Comment August 6, 2020

Today, there are many different views for globalization. Since the West’s level of development and the origin of social welfare movements, globalization is thought to be of great benefit to humanity because the West plays an important role in globalization. With the fact that globalization is a benefit for humanity, it is not true assumptions […]

Will of the People or the Ability to Collect Votes

By Yasin Alkan 0 Comment August 6, 2020

Although democracy is considered as the projection of the people’s thoughts to power, it is much more than that. Democracy was criticized in the past as it is today. Nietzsche told the French Revolutionaries that “people who were not ready to make useful and accurate decisions about themselves had the chance to decide about the […]

Lisbon Earthquake

By Yasin Alkan 0 Comment August 6, 2020

There are many events in the world that affect social development. The abolition of slavery, the invention of the refrigerator, even Newton’s laws. However, the earthquake that took place in Lisbon in 1755 is one of them.It is estimated that this destructive earthquake in 1755, which happened on the day of Saints, was 9.0. The […]

Geography

By Yasin Alkan 0 Comment August 6, 2020

Geography plays a big role in the sociological and economic development of societies. The influence of geography is seen not only in the sociological and economic base of societies, but also in the physical base. For example, people in Northern European countries continue to develop adolescence slowly due to the lack of vitamin D due […]

From Spears to Mills

By Yasin Alkan 0 Comment August 6, 2020

While the revolutions shaking the world are counted, the revolution of the Americans and the revolution of the Frenchs and Bolsheviks are listed firsly. Oppenheimer’s invention, the discovery of the smallpox, and even the invention of the printing press, are likely to be ignored. But above all else, the agricultural revolution that started the transition […]