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International dimension of democratization? the influence of the European Union on the consolidation of democracy in Turkey 1987-2002
(Bilkent University, 2003)
This thesis analyzes the European Union (EU)-Turkey relations with regard to democracy and human rights and particularly the EU’s impact on the consolidation of democracy in Turkey. Democracy in the Turkey has not been ...
Turkey and the European Union : other complementary options?
(Bilkent University, 2001-09)
Is Turkey’s perception of membership in the European Union (EU) as an ‘ultimate goal’ justified? Are there complementary options supporting Turkey’s membership in the Union? These questions are the focus of the present ...
The minority issue in the context of Turkey-EU relations
(Bilkent University, 2002)
For 200 years, Turkey has moved towards the West. Membership in the European Union (EU) forms the apogee of this endeavor. The European Helsinki Summit can be considered as the institutionalization of this process and ...
Minority rights regime in Turkey and the European regional organizations
(Bilkent University, 2004)
This thesis examines the framework of minority rights in the context of Turkey and the European-regional organizations focusing on the ways of accommodating two interrelated dimensions of minority conditions: ...
Analyzing the early republican ideology with specific reference to the Turkish literature : 1930-1945
(Bilkent University, 2000)
Having taken for granted that there exists a certain but nonlinear relation between political ideology and literature, this thesis seeks to trace the early republican political project vis a vis development of the Turkish ...
The Closure of the political as a problem of democracy : a critique on democratic thought in Turkey
(Bilkent University, 2009)
This thesis examines the analysis of Turkish politics in the works of three key social scientists in Turkey: Niyazi Berkes, #erif Mardin and Metin Heper. Berkes’s account on the development of secularism in Turkey, ...