Turkey and the European Union

Eralp, A


Turkey and the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC): 1992-2008
Karakaya, Dilek; Tanrısever, Oktay Fırat; Department of International Relations (2009)
This thesis analyzes the Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation and Turkey's role in this international organization. This thesis argues that contrary to scholars who view institutional weaknesses of BSEC as the main reason of its failure in achieving sufficient level of cooperation among its members, political problems emanating from member states constitute the main reason of BSEC's ineffectiveness as an international organization. There are six chapters of this thesis. Following the introductory ...
Turkey's energy policies and the eurasian region
Çelebi, Yusuf İnan; Çelebi, Yusuf İnan; Department of International Relations (2006)
This thesis analyses Turkey̕s energy policies and Turkey̕s foreign relations through the energy issues in the Eurasian region. In the first phase, the energy policies implemented by the state and free market orientation in Turkish energy sector will be discussed. The impacts of neo-liberal economic policies, regional organizations (the European Union and OECD), and global finance institutions (International Monetary Fund ا the IMF and the World Bank ا WB) on Turkish energy sub-sectors, particularly since th...
Turkey’s defense policy making process and its effects on weapons procurement
Oğuz, Musatafa; Bağcı, Hüseyin; Department of International Relations (2009)
This thesis explains Defense Policy Making process and its effects on weapons procurement in Turkey. Main focus will be on the institutions which shape, to various degrees, Turkey’s defense policy and weapons procurement decisions. Thesis analyzes institutions like the National Defense Ministry, Council of Ministers, General Staff, Parliament and the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries, and places them in a historical context. Following a historical background, functions and authorities of these institu...
Turkey’s relations with Georgia in the Post-Soviet era
Kizilbuğa, Esra; Tanrısever, Oktay Fırat; Department of International Relations (2013)
The purpose of the thesis is to examine the characteristics and limitations of Turkey’s cooperation with Georgia. This thesis employs the political realist approach in explaining Turkey’s cooperation with Georgia and seeks to answer the following question:“Why does Turkey have significant tensions with Georgia over certain issues when both countries deepened their cooperation and labelled it strategic partnership?”. Contrary to the view that Turkey’s relations with Georgia are based on exclusive cooperative...
Russia and the Kosovo conflict: 1998-2008
Sulejmanovic, Selma; Tanrısever, Oktay Fırat; Department of Eurasian Studies (2008)
This thesis aims to study Russian foreign policy towards Kosovo during the period between 1998 and 2008 in light of the school of thought that claims that Russia's foreign policy toward Kosovo resembles the Cold War confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union. This thesis argues that Russia’s role in the Kosovo war and its aftermath is motivated by Russia’s interest in being seen as a great power in international system rather than using Kosovo in order to confront the United States. Beside...
Citation Formats
A. Eralp, “Turkey and the European Union,” 1998, p. 63, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/64092.