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EU-Turkey Relations: How Does Turkey’s EU Accession Process Affect The AKP’s Policies?

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dc.contributor.advisor Lutterbeck, Derek
dc.contributor.author Calleja, Michael
dc.creator Calleja, Michael
dc.date 2014-12-03
dc.date.accessioned 2015-03-24T15:31:44Z
dc.date.available 2015-03-24T15:31:44Z
dc.date.issued 2015-03-24
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/1920/9221
dc.description.abstract This dissertation analyses the impact that Turkey’s EU accession process talks have on the policies of the ruling AKP party in Turkey. It brings into play various dynamics that are at play in affecting the AKP’s policies, from the relationship between the EU and Turkey; the external governance policies of the EU; domestic factors such as political and civilian stakeholders; as well as the AKP itself. Besides the history of the AKP and EU-Turkey relations this dissertation focusses on the adoption by Turkey and the AKP of EU backed policies and measures to their own advantage, in an attempt to analyze when and why they were adopted while others were not. This looks at giving an insight on the current and possible future policies that the AKP may adopt in respect to their EU accession process.
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject EU-Turkey relations en_US
dc.subject AKP en_US
dc.subject EU accession process en_US
dc.subject EU external governance en_US
dc.subject democratic conditionality en_US
dc.subject reinforcement by reward en_US
dc.title EU-Turkey Relations: How Does Turkey’s EU Accession Process Affect The AKP’s Policies? en_US
dc.type Thesis en
thesis.degree.name Master of Science in Conflict Analysis and Resolution en_US
thesis.degree.name Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution and Mediterranean Security en_US
thesis.degree.level Master's en
thesis.degree.discipline Conflict Analysis and Resolution en
thesis.degree.discipline Conflict Resolution and Mediterranean Security en
thesis.degree.grantor George Mason University en
thesis.degree.grantor University of Malta en


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