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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
The politics of educational exchange: Turkish education in Eurasia
This article assesses the role of educational exchange as a foreign policy tool. It investigates public and private educational ties that were established between Turkey and Turkic populations of Eurasia, including the ...
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 ...
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 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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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 ...
Neighborhood effects and women's agency regarding poverty and patriarchy in a Turkish slum
(Sage Publications Ltd., 2008)
This paper aims to understand the interplay between the neighborhood (spatial) effects of poverty, ethnicity, kin, and patriarchy, and women's agency in the context of an inner-city slum in Ankara, the capital of Turkey. ...