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File: Turkey, Europeanization and civil society
This article reviews the Europeanization literature and proposes to distinguish between four different kinds of Europeanization: policy-Europeanization, political Europeanization, societal Europeanization and discursive ...
The USA's role in mediating the Cyprus conflict: a story of success or failure?
(Sage Publications Ltd., 2004)
This article is an attempt to assess the role played by the United States in the search for a solution to the Cyprus conflict both during and after the Cold War. The USA's role in mediating the Cyprus conflict during crisis ...
Global disorder and the limits of 'dialogue'
Since 2001 (designated as the UN Year of Dialogue Among Civilisations) several initiatives have been developed as a means of resolving problems whose causes have been ascribed, primarily by Samuel Huntington and Bernard ...
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 European Union, the Turkish military and democracy
The military in Turkey has been both the subject and the object of modernization as Westernization. In the process it came to occupy a prominent place in the Turkish polity, acting as the guardian of the premises upon which ...
A tale of two mayors: courts and politics in Iran and Turkey
(Cambridge University Press, 2004)
Countries such as Iran and Turkey do not fit comfortably into the democratic and authoritarian categories. In these countries, elections are held regularly, and the will of the people is accepted as one source of sovereignty. ...
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 ...
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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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 ...
A return to 'civilisational geopolitics' in the Mediterranean? Changing geopolitical images of the European Union and Turkey in the post-cold war era
The prevalence of the discourse of ideological geopolitics during the Cold War meant that both Turkey and the EU belonged to the West by virtue of their ideological orientation. In the absence of this prevalent geopolitical ...