Turkey's Accession to the European Union

Turkey's Accession to the European Union : Political and Economic Challenges

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Turkey's Accession to the European Union: Political and Economic Challenges, edited by Belgin Akcay and Bahri Yilmaz, examines economic and political assessments concerning Turkey's road to inclusion in the European Union. This book provides a timely overview of some of the most important issues and debates in the changing context of Europe, the changing context of domestic politics and foreign policy in Turkey, and the likely implications of these changes and developments for EU-Turkey relations.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 157.48 x 228.6 x 33.02mm | 680.39g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0, 8 tables, 8 graphs
  • 0739179810
  • 9780739179819

About Belgin Akcay

Belgin Akcay is a professor of economics in the Department of Economic Policy at Ankara University. Bahri Yilmaz is a professor of economics at Sabanci University.show more

Table of contents

Part 1. A General Outlook on Turkey-EU Relations Chapter 1. Turkey-EU Relations from the 1960s to 2010: A Critical Overview by Beken Saatcioglu Chapter 2. Europeanization of Turkish Politics and Policies: Past, Present, and Future by Atila Eralp and Zerrin Torun Chapter 3. The Credibility of EU Human Rights Conditionality: Turkey's Case by Zerrin Savasan Part 2. Economic Relations: Win-win Process Chapter 4. Turkey's Accession to the European Union: Temporary and Permanent Derogations from the EU's Economic Acquis? by Ronald van Ooik and James H. Mathis Chapter 5. The Constraints in the Economic Integration of Turkey into the European Union by Belgin Akcay Chapter 6. Dynamics of the European Union's Trade Strategy and Its Imperatives on Turkish Trade Policy Prospects for a Functioning Customs Union by M. Sait Akman Chapter 7. EU Accession and Central Bank Reform in Turkey by Aylin Ege and Erman Aksut Chapter 8. Turkish Agriculture in Case of the EU Membership or Non-Member Status by Gulcan Eraktan Chapter 9. Turkey's External Economic Relations: Does the MENA Region Steal the EU's Role? by Idil Bilgic Alpaslan Part 3. Foreign Policy of Turkey: Looking West and Going East Chapter 10. Turkey's Recent Foreign Policy Activism in Its Neighborhood vs. Its EU Membership Goal: How Compliant Are Turkey's Regional Ambitions with EU Foreign Policy? by Omer Karabag Chapter 11. The EU Impact on Turkish Foreign Policy towards the Middle East by Defne Gunay Chapter 12. Europeanization's Time Constraint: The Case of Cyprus by Kivanc Ulusoy Chapter 13. Incomplete Peace: Relations between Turkey and Greece by Bahri Yilmaz Chapter 14. The Future of European Integration Process and Turkey by Sevilay Kahramanshow more