Democracy in Turkey: The Impact of EU Political by Ali Resul Usul

By Ali Resul Usul

This booklet examines the effect of ecu political conditionality at the technique of democratization in Turkey over a twenty 12 months interval. making use of theoretical and conceptual techniques to the difficulty of european conditionality, the writer compares the case of Turkey to that of alternative ecu countries.

Arguing that Turkey grew to become at risk of the eu conditionality while it utilized for club in 1987, he indicates how the political reforms demanded of Turkey weren't totally conducted because the european had now not in essence approved Turkey as an reputable candidate in this interval. the european has began to exert genuine ‘active leverage’ considering that Turkey used to be declared an reputable candidate in 1999, and the writer explores how those stipulations have exerted a favorable impact on democratic consolidation in Turkey. notwithstanding, its effectiveness during this regard has lowered to an important quantity as a result of a few difficulties that experience persevered to stay valuable in EU-Turkey kinfolk.

This complete research of Turkey-EU political kin and democratization areas the case of Turkey inside of a world context. As such, it is going to be of curiosity not just to these learning Turkish politics, govt and democracy, yet an individual operating within the sector of diplomacy and the EU.

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