Year 2017, Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 1 - 16 2017-08-30

AVRUPA KOMİSYONUNUN AVRUPA BİRLİĞİ GENİŞLEMESİNDEKİ ROLLERİNE İLİŞKİN BİR DEĞERLENDİRME / A Review About The European Commission’s Roles In The European Union Enlargement
A REVIEW ABOUT THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S ROLES IN THE EUROPEAN UNION ENLARGEMENT / Avrupa Komisyonunun Avrupa Birliği Genişlemesindeki Rollerine İlişkin Bir Değerlendirme

Seven ERDOĞAN [1]

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Avrupa Birliği’ni (AB) kendine özgü kılan özelliklerinden biri de ulusüstü ve hükümetlerarası kurumlar arasında mükemmel bir dengeye dayanan kurumsal yapısıdır. Bu denge sayesinde AB eş zamanlı olarak hem üye devletlerin çıkarlarına hizmet edebilmekte hem de Avrupa’daki bütünleşmeyi daha ileri noktalara taşınması hedefine katkıda bulunabilmektedir. AB kurumları arasındaki güç dengesi Birliğin müdahil olduğu politika alanları itibariyle değişiklik göstermektedir. AB dış politikasının en önemli bileşenlerinden biri olarak kabul edilen genişleme politikası da AB kurumları arasında zaman içinde yeniden tanımlanabilen bir dengeye dayanmaktadır. Tüm kararların oybirliği ile alındığı ve bu yüzden hükümetlerarası boyutu baskın olan genişleme politikası, çalışma kapsamında ulusüstü AB kurumlarından biri olan Avrupa Komisyonunun genişleme sürecinde oynadığı rollere odaklanılarak alternatif bir yaklaşımla incelenmektedir. İki bölümden oluşan çalışmada ilk olarak Avrupa Komisyonunun genel özellikleri tanımlanarak Birlik içindeki konumu üzerinde durulmaktadır. Çalışmanın odak noktasını oluşturan ikinci bölümde ise Avrupa Komisyonu tarafından genişleme politikası kapsamında yerine getirilmekte olan roller üzerinde durulmaktadır. Çalışmanın temel iddiası AB genişleme politikasının Avrupa Komisyonunun politika kapsamındaki yerine getirdiği roller dikkate alınmadan tam olarak anlaşılamayacağı yönündedir.

One of the aspects which makes the European Union (EU) sui-generis is its institutional setting basing on a perfect balance between supranational and intergovernmental institutions. Thanks to this balance, the EU can serve simultaneously to the member states’ interests and the ideal of advancing the integration attempt in Europe. The balance between the EU institutions varies significantly across the policy fields. The enlargement, commonly considered as the crown in the EU foreign policy, also incorporates a balance between different EU institutions that can be redefined in time. Without challenging the general idea about the dominant position of the intergovernmental institutions and member states in the enlargement process, this study aims to provide an alternative reading of the enlargement process by focusing on the role played by the European Commission in the enlargement process. The study will include two main parts. In the first part, the general characteristics of the European Commission are provided with a specific reference to its place in the EU integration. The second part, which constitutes main focus point of the study, identifies and elaborates on the roles played by the European Commission in the enlargement process. The study argues that it is not possible to fully grasp the gist of the EU enlargement without considering the roles played by the European Commission in this process. 

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Subjects Economics
Journal Section RESEARCH ARTICLES
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-9991-2074
Author: Seven ERDOĞAN
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date: August 30, 2017

APA ERDOĞAN, S . (2017). AVRUPA KOMİSYONUNUN AVRUPA BİRLİĞİ GENİŞLEMESİNDEKİ ROLLERİNE İLİŞKİN BİR DEĞERLENDİRME / A Review About The European Commission’s Roles In The European Union Enlargement. Uluslararası Ekonomi İşletme ve Politika Dergisi, 1 (1), 1-16. DOI: 10.29216/ueip.329525