Identity politics and the domestic context of Turkey's European Union accession



Identity Formation and the Political Power in the Late Ottoman Empire and Early Turkish Republic
Şeker, Nesim (2005-09-01)
This article examines the reasons, consequences and penetration ways of the nationalist movement in the lands that made up the Ottoman Empire. But if many academics have studied this issue and offered an agreed vision of the disruptive effect that nationalism had in the heart of the Ottoman Empire, an evaluation of the impact and consequences that this process had in the population and the political configuration of the new states that appeared after the end of the Turkish domination has not been made. This...
Identity representations in the narratives on the EU-Turkey relations
Özbey, Ebru Ece; Hauge, Hanna-Lisa; Rumelili, Bahar; Eralp, Atila (2019-3-19)
This study aims to situate contemporary debates on the EU-Turkey relations in a broader historical context. It argues that understanding from where current narratives come and identifying their constituents, and particularly the narrators’ mutual perceptions on each other, which have endured through decades or even centuries, contributes to a deeper understanding of the relationship in critical ways. The paper is based on the results of two historically oriented studies carried out within the framework of t...
Identity building through cultural policy in the european union
Temelat, Neslihan; Yurdusev, Neslihan; Department of International Relations (2007)
This thesis aims to analyze the identity building dimension of the process of European integration and to examine how the Community cultural policy has been constructed by investigating the general discourse produced by the Community institutions since the 1970s in order to inculcate a sense of belonging among European citizens, to give an emotional aspect to the integration process, and to overcome the legitimacy problem. The themes of “unity” and “diversity,” enshrined in the official motto of “unity in d...
Identity, Gender and Poverty; New perspectives
Jassal, Smita Tewari (2000-03-01)
Identity and communication in cyberspace MUDs : gender anf virtual culture
Soyseçkin, İdil Safiye; Kaya, Ahmet Raşit; Department of Media and Cultural Studies (2006)
This thesis investigates if it is possible to speak about a virtual culture. If so, it seeks to answers to the following questions: Is it possible to mention a culture peculiar to cyberspace or virtual culture is just a mirror of real life culture? Where does the body position? How have been identities experienced? What does fluid and fragmented identity mean? Does it offer a space of opportunities? How has been gender formed on cyberspace? Is removal of gender barriers possible? Answers to all these questi...
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N. Polat, “Identity politics and the domestic context of Turkey’s European Union accession,” GOVERNMENT AND OPPOSITION, vol. 41, no. 4, pp. 512–533, 2006, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: