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Populism and foreign policy in Turkey under the AKP rule

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dc.contributor.author Özpek, Burak Bilgehan
dc.contributor.author Tanrıverdi Yaşar, Nebahat
dc.date.accessioned 2019-03-19T08:43:56Z
dc.date.available 2019-03-19T08:43:56Z
dc.date.issued 2018-03-15
dc.identifier.citation Özpek, B. B., & Tanriverdi Yaşar, N. (2018). Populism and foreign policy in Turkey under the AKP rule. Turkish Studies, 19(2), 198-216. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1468-3849
dc.identifier.uri https://doi.org/10.1080/14683849.2017.1400912
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/763
dc.description.abstract A revisionist tone that has created several crisis has become more pronounced in Turkish foreign policy. This trend has been particularly evident after 2010 when the AKP consolidated its power base, the military's tutelage over politics subsequently disappeared and the Arab Spring opened a new window of opportunity for Turkey in the Middle East. This has been surprising because de-militarization of political space was envisioned to produce more cooperative stances in the globalized post-Cold War world. This trend has occurred alongside what many would argue has been the AKP's authoritarian and Islamist agenda. Such an argument suggests that earlier the AKP had pragmatically used democratic values and integrationist policies to weaken the military, and then adopted Islamism in foreign policy and authoritarianism in domestic politics. This study aims to explore the common characteristics of the AKP in domestic and international realms while the extant paradigm tends to divide the AKP period into two categories, which are democratic/pro-western and authoritarian/Islamist. In order to suggest a common characteristic to identify the AKP's domestic and foreign policy in a holistic manner, this article applies the term ‘populism’ to describe a number of AKP policies and positions. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Routledge en_US
dc.relation.isversionof 10.1080/14683849.2017.1400912
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/closedAccess en_US
dc.subject AKP en_US
dc.subject Islamism en_US
dc.subject Turkish foreign policy en_US
dc.subject Populism en_US
dc.subject Nationalism en_US
dc.title Populism and foreign policy in Turkey under the AKP rule en_US
dc.type article
dc.relation.journal Turkish Studies en_US
dc.contributor.department TOBB ETÜ, İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi, Siyaset Bilimi ve Uluslararası İlişkiler Bölümü tr_TR
dc.contributor.department TOBB ETU, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Political Science and International Relations en_US
dc.identifier.volume 19
dc.identifier.issue 2
dc.identifier.startpage 198
dc.identifier.endpage 216
dc.contributor.orcid https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4309-9149
dc.identifier.wos WOS:000429039400003
dc.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85035041630
dc.contributor.tobbetuauthor Özpek, Burak Bilgehan
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/14683849.2017.1400912
dc.relation.publicationcategory Makale - Uluslararası Hakemli Dergi - Kurum Öğretim Elemanı tr_TR


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