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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 ...
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 ...
Turkey's "new" foreign policy toward Eurasia
(Taylor & Francis, 2011)
Two geographers specializing in Turkey's international relations examine the reframing of foreign policy issues under the country's Justice and Development Party (JDP; also known by its Turkish acronym AKP), in power since ...
Emergent local initiative and the city: the case of neighbourhood associations of the better-off classes in post-1990 urban Turkey
(Sage Publications Ltd., 2007)
This article investigates the voluntary local organisations of the better-off classes in the Turkish urban context. Based on empirical research conducted with four neighbourhood associations (NAs), information is provided ...
The Iraq war, Turkey, and renewed caspian energy prospects
(Middle East Institute, 2008)
Many have linked the US-led invasion of Iraq to its oil resources, leading some observers to question Caspian energy prospects. This article analyzes how the Iraqi occupation and Caspian oil prospects have been inter-linked, ...