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Turkish Foreign policy, state identity and elites: Continuity and Transformation

Yıl 2021, Cilt 2, Sayı 2, 88 - 103, 20.06.2021

Öz

Turkey is an important player in international politics due to their military power, geo-political situation, historical background and many other factors. There is a need to analyse the consistency and changing aspects of Turkish foreign policy. There are many studies that examine its foreign policy, not a many that focus on the issue of identity. Identity is critical factor to decide foreign policy. Especially for Turkey, foreign policy is as same as seeking the state identity which would be accepted by other countries. There are not so many studies to analyse who choice one identity which influence foreign policy from a various kind of identity, and how the identity influences the foreign policy. This article mentions, first, Turkish state identity consists of three aspects. Sometimes they are impossible to exist together at the same time. Second, while reviewing foreign policies follow the change of foreign policy. Sometimes Turkey is not worth of, however they do not change foreign policy because of identity. Third, how elites' consciousness decided and influenced foreign policy, their identity reflected foreign policy. fourth, how identity is kept and change in Turkey. Traditional elites gradually lost their power foreign policy transformed. Therefore, relation state identity and foreign policy and the role of elites would be cleared to understand Turkish foreign policy easily.

Kaynakça

  • Akan Makovsky and Sabri Sayarı, Turkey's New World: Changing Dynamics in Turkish Foreign Policy, (Washington Institute for Near East Policy,2000)
  • Iver Neuman, Uses of the Other, (Minnesota: University of Minnesota,1999)

Turkish Foreign policy, state identity and elites: Continuity and Transformation

Yıl 2021, Cilt 2, Sayı 2, 88 - 103, 20.06.2021

Öz

Turkey is an important player in international politics due to their military power, geo-political situation, historical background and many other factors. There is a need to analyse the consistency and changing aspects of Turkish foreign policy. There are many studies that examine its foreign policy, not a many that focus on the issue of identity. Identity is critical factor to decide foreign policy. Especially for Turkey, foreign policy is as same as seeking the state identity which would be accepted by other countries. There are not so many studies to analyse who choice one identity which influence foreign policy from a various kind of identity, and how the identity influences the foreign policy. This article mentions, first, Turkish state identity consists of three aspects. Sometimes they are impossible to exist together at the same time. Second, while reviewing foreign policies follow the change of foreign policy. Sometimes Turkey is not worth of, however they do not change foreign policy because of identity. Third, how elites' consciousness decided and influenced foreign policy, their identity reflected foreign policy. fourth, how identity is kept and change in Turkey. Traditional elites gradually lost their power foreign policy transformed. Therefore, relation state identity and foreign policy and the role of elites would be cleared to understand Turkish foreign policy easily.

Kaynakça

  • Akan Makovsky and Sabri Sayarı, Turkey's New World: Changing Dynamics in Turkish Foreign Policy, (Washington Institute for Near East Policy,2000)
  • Iver Neuman, Uses of the Other, (Minnesota: University of Minnesota,1999)

Ayrıntılar

Birincil Dil İngilizce
Konular Uluslararası İlişkiler
Bölüm Araştırma Makaleleri
Yazarlar

Harumi ARAİ (Sorumlu Yazar)
Takushoku
0000-0001-7987-0858
Japan

Yayımlanma Tarihi 20 Haziran 2021
Başvuru Tarihi 15 Mayıs 2021
Kabul Tarihi 26 Mayıs 2021
Yayınlandığı Sayı Yıl 2021, Cilt 2, Sayı 2

Kaynak Göster

Chicago Arai, H. "Turkish Foreign policy, state identity and elites: Continuity and Transformation". Journal of Anglo-Turkish Relations 2 (2021 ): 88-103

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