Debating Security in Turkey

Debating Security in Turkey : Challenges and Changes in the Twenty-First Century

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Debating Security in Turkey: Challenges and Changes in the Twenty-First Century, edited by Ebru Canan-Sokullu, maps out Turkish security policy and politics entangling hard power and soft power dynamics, reflecting a multidimensional look at Turkey's changing security agenda, with internal and external challenges and opportunities at the outset of the twenty-first century. This essential collection produces a comprehensive research for academia and significant policy choices for the decision-makers at national, regional, and transatlantic levels regarding Turkey.show more

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  • Hardback | 354 pages
  • 160.02 x 228.6 x 33.02mm | 703.06g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0, 3 tables, 5 graphs
  • 0739148710
  • 9780739148716

About Ebru Canan-Sokullu

Ebru Canan-Sokullu is assistant professor in the Department of Political Sciences and International Relations at Bahcesehir University, Istanbul.show more

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This lucid, illuminating, incisive, well-researched, multi-authored book offers a remarkably comprehensive set of overviews and evaluations of the profound political and contextual changes that have taken place in Turkey since the 1980s, and of the resultant 'paradigm shifts' and 'axis shifts' in Turkey's foreign and security policies and thinking during this period... It deserves to be widely read by students of, and commentators on, contemporary Turkey. -- Robert Bideleux, Swansea Universityshow more

Table of contents

Introduction: Debating Security, Changes and Challenges for Turkey in the Twenty-First Century by Ebru Canan-Sokullu Part 1. Approaches to 'Security' and 'Challenges' in the Twenty-First Century Chapter 1. 'Security' and 'Challenges' in the Twenty-First Century: A Theoretical Outlook by Craig Snyder Chapter 2. Insulator, Bridge, Regional Center? Turkey and Regional Security Complexes by Thomas Diez Chapter 3. Continuities and Changes in Turkish Foreign and Security Policy in the Twenty-First Century and the EU by Selcen Oner Part 2. Turkey and Internal Security Challenges in the Twenty-First Century Chapter 4. Beyond Military Tutelage? Civil-Military Relations and the AKP Government by Ismet Akca and Evren Balta-Paker Chapter 5. Islamization: A Challenge to Turkey's Secular Democracy? by Selin Ozoguz-Bolgi Part 3. Turkey and External Security Challenges in the Twenty-first Century Chapter 6. Turkey's New Cyprus Policy: Transforming a Military Base to a Basin of Cooperation by Ahmet Sozen Chapter 7. Turkey's Changing Relations with the Middle East: New Challenges and Opportunities in the 2000s by Ozlem Tur Chapter 8. Switching Sides or Novel Force? Turkey's Relations with Israel and the Palestinians by Nathalie Tocci Chapter 9. The Iraqi Conundrum: A Source of Insecurity for Turkey? by Armagan Gozkaman Chapter 10. Turkish-Russian Rapprochement and the Security Dialogue in the Black Sea-South Caucasus Region by Burcu Gultekin Punsmann Chapter 11. Energy Security and Turkey in Europe's Neighborhood by Ozgur Unal Eris Part 4. The Euro-Atlantic Partnership in the Twenty-First Century Chapter 12. Security Challenges of Turkish-American Relations in the Post-Bush Era by Emre Iseri Chapter 13. Turkey as a Stakeholder and Contributor to Regional Security in the Western Balkans by Adam Balcer Chapter 14. Turkey and Greece: What Future for Rapprochement? by James Ker-Lindsay Chapter 15. Turkey's Approach to Environmental Security: A Case for Soft Security by Rana Izci Chapter 16. Turkish Political Elite Perceptions on Security by Ozgehan Senyuva and Cigdem Ustun, Conclusion: What Future for Security? Ebru Canan-Sokullushow more

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