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Book Review: Gürkan Çelik and Ronald Haly Linden. Turkey in Transition: The Dynamics of Domestic and Foreign Politics. Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2020

Journal: NETSOL: New Trends in Social and Liberal Sciences (Vol.5, No. 2)

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Page : 46-49

Keywords : Turkey; Politics; AKP; Recep Tayyip Erdoğan; Middle East;

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The edited volume provides analyses of Turkey's transformation in the first two decades of the twenty first century under AKP. The chapters are grouped under two broad categories: domestic and foreign politics. The book familiarizes the readers with perspectives on a wide scale of issues. On the domestic front, it addresses AKP's governance, economic developments, energy, the evolution(s) of the Kurdish issue, role of religion and Diyanet, civil society, and women. On foreign policy, its chapters cover a broad perspective on Turkey's role amidst global changes, impact of Erdoğan's personality and manipulation of identity politics, Turkey's relations with the US, Middle East, Russia, and Europe.

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