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By Esra LaGro

This quantity offers an intensive research of Turkey's accession to the european and contributes to ongoing debates in regards to the destiny dating. it's a hugely dynamic come upon and either questions and solutions relating to the accession appear always in flux. The ebook presents beneficial details at the current and destiny situation.

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The internal dimension of the EU accession process The internal dimension has been crucially important for all accession states, and Turkey will be no exception to this general rule. In order to explore the nature of key aspects, the Polish experience will be analysed and compared to the Turkish case. Although the take-it-or-leave-it situation presented by the EU’s conditionality and intrinsic to the accession process, left little room to defend the national interest, the Polish government announced that it would adopt a tough strategy in the negotiations starting in March 1998.

This hindered any genuine debate and undermined the basic function of political parties. Parliamentarians were reduced to being puppets, passing at a very high speed the necessary bills and legislation in order to fulfil the EU criteria (Grabbe, 2001, p. 1016). This left little room for them to create a distinct profile. As all centre parties were united behind the goal of accession (as they had been previously towards transition) and had few opportunities for party competition, they tended to develop catch all strategies.

According to an intriguing article by Makdisi (2002), Orientalism is not an exclusive Western European feature, but can also be identified in the Ottoman Empire. He explicates his view in the following fashion, ‘By Ottoman Orientalism, I mean a complex of Ottoman attitudes produced by a nineteenth-century age of Ottoman reform that implicitly and explicitly acknowledged the West to be the home of progress and the East, writ large, to be a present theatre of backwardness (italics in original)’ (p.

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