Year 2019, Volume 19 , Issue 3, Pages 359 - 372 2019-07-30

Avrupa Parlamentosu’nun Kimlik Söylemlerinde Türkiye’nin Ötekileştirilmesi
Turkey's Otherness In The Identity Discourses Of European Parliament

Hülya AĞCASULU [1] , Ringo OSSEWAARDE [2]


Bu çalışma Avrupa Parlamentosu’nda (AP) Avrupa kimliği ile bağlantılı olarak Türkiye’nin ötekileştirilmesinin söylemsel yapılanmalarını analiz etmeyi amaçlamaktadır. Çalışmada inşacı yaklaşım benimsenerek Avrupa kimliği, özellikle genişleme sürecinde öncelikli olarak ben/öteki bağlantısında şekillenen, tartışmaya açık, hibrit yapıda ve nispeten dışlayıcı bir kavram olarak ele alınmaktadır. Çalışmanın odak noktası, AP’deki kapsayıcı söylemleri inkâr etmeden, Türkiye’nin ötekiliğine vurgu yapan hegemonik referans stratejileri ve ilgili metaforları tespit etmektir. Çalışmanın araştırma verisi 1999-2012 yılları arasındaki AP genel tartışmalarından oluşmaktadır. Araştırmanın en önemli bulguları arasında a) kazanılan özelliklerin de içkin farklılıklarmış gibi sunma eğilimi; b) dışlayıcı söylemlerin çoğunluğunun sağ-kanat AP üyelerine ait olması ve c) üyelik müzakerelerinin başlangıcına denk gelen 2004-09 döneminde dışlayıcı söylemlerin en üst seviyeye ulaşmasıdır

 This study aims to analyze discursive constructions of the Turkey’s otherness with its relation to European identity in the European Parliament (EP). The social constructivist approach is employed in the study and European identity is proposed as a contested, hybrid and relatively exclusivist concept, which primarily shaped within the self/other nexus particularly in the enlargement process. The focus of the paper is the identification of hegemonic referential strategies and related metaphors emphasizing otherness of Turkey, without denying the inclusive discourses in the EP. In that sense, the research data consists of 1999-2012 EP plenary debates. The major findings are a) the tendency to present acquired characteristics as the innate differences alongside with the inherent differences; b) the majority of exclusive discourses possessed the right-wing MEPs and c) the exclusivist debates peaked 2004-09 term, the time of the launch of negotiations. 

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Primary Language en
Subjects Political Science
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-3939-904X
Author: Hülya AĞCASULU (Primary Author)
Institution: Süleyman Demirel University
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-3939-904X
Author: Ringo OSSEWAARDE
Country: The Netherlands


Dates

Publication Date : July 30, 2019

Bibtex @research article { eab464110, journal = {Ege Academic Review}, issn = {1303-099X}, address = {EGE AKADEMİK BAKIŞ DERGİSİ EGE ÜNİVERSİTESİ İKTİSADİ VE İDARİ BİLİMLER FAKÜLTESİ BORNOVA İZMİR}, publisher = {Ege University}, year = {2019}, volume = {19}, pages = {359 - 372}, doi = {10.21121/eab.464110}, title = {Turkey's Otherness In The Identity Discourses Of European Parliament}, key = {cite}, author = {Ağcasulu, Hülya and Ossewaarde, Ringo} }
APA Ağcasulu, H , Ossewaarde, R . (2019). Turkey's Otherness In The Identity Discourses Of European Parliament . Ege Academic Review , 19 (3) , 359-372 . DOI: 10.21121/eab.464110
MLA Ağcasulu, H , Ossewaarde, R . "Turkey's Otherness In The Identity Discourses Of European Parliament" . Ege Academic Review 19 (2019 ): 359-372 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/eab/issue/46816/464110>
Chicago Ağcasulu, H , Ossewaarde, R . "Turkey's Otherness In The Identity Discourses Of European Parliament". Ege Academic Review 19 (2019 ): 359-372
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Vancouver Ağcasulu H , Ossewaarde R . Turkey's Otherness In The Identity Discourses Of European Parliament. Ege Academic Review. 2019; 19(3): 359-372.
IEEE H. Ağcasulu and R. Ossewaarde , "Turkey's Otherness In The Identity Discourses Of European Parliament", Ege Academic Review, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 359-372, Jul. 2019, doi:10.21121/eab.464110