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Constructing Turkish “exceptionalism”: Discourses of liminality and hybridity in post-Cold War Turkish foreign policy
This article examines the discursive practices that enable the construction of Turkish “exceptionalism.” It argues that in an attempt to play the mediator/peacemaker role as an emerging power, the Turkish elite construct ...
An action research report on the rising democracy discourse in 2000's Turkey: does Eros contour the demos?
This article conceptualizes gender equity and sexual liberty issues that most of the literature on democracy and democratization in Turkey fails to address. The major focus of the article is on the convergent and divergent ...
A telling story of IR in the periphery: telling Turkey about the world, telling the world about Turkey
(Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., 2009)
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Effects of USD-Euro parity on a small open economy: evidence from Turkey
This study assesses the effect of USD-Euro parity on a small open economy where exports are predominantly denominated in Euros and imports are denominated in USD. Empirical evidence from Turkey suggests that a positive ...
Future of Turkey in the European Union
Turkey’s future in the European Union (EU) is a subject of intense debate both in Europe and in Turkey today. Although Turkey first applied to join the EU 45 years ago, it is the only candidate country, which has not yet ...
Environment Kuznets curve for CO2 emissions: a cointegration analysis for China
(Elsevier Ltd, 2009)
This study examines the long-run relationship between carbon emissions and energy consumption, income and foreign trade in the case of China by employing time series data of 1975-2005. In particular the study aims at testing ...
Azerbaijan's foreign policy and challenges for energy security
(Middle East Institute, 2009)
This article examines Azerbaijan's foreign policy by demonstrating the interplay between the oil-led development process and early post-independence regional conflicts that enforced a Western orientation in the country's ...
A paradigmatic shift for the Turkish generals and an end to the Coup era in Turkey
(Middle East Institute, 2009)
Turkey has been undergoing major democratic transformations in recent years, but one issue remains in question: the role of the military. Have these democratic changes also included an irreversible, structural change for ...
The metamorphosis of metaphors of vision: "bridging" Turkey's location, role and identity after the end of the cold war
During the Cold War, "buffer" or "bastion" seemed a popular metaphor to describe Turkey. After the Cold War, "bridge," (and, to some extent, the "crossroad") metaphor started to dominate the Turkish foreign policy ...
The partition of Khorezm and the positions of Turkestanis on Razmezhevanie
Cold War historiography, in many instances, explained the delimitation of borders in Central Asia as a part of Moscow's divide and rule policy in Turkestan. However, the viability of this approach can be challenged by an ...