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Comparative Politics

2012

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Turkiye’Nin Afrika’Da Artan Rolu: Pratik Cabalar Ve Soylem Arayislari, Mehmet Ozkan Sep 2012

Turkiye’Nin Afrika’Da Artan Rolu: Pratik Cabalar Ve Soylem Arayislari, Mehmet Ozkan

Mehmet OZKAN

No abstract provided.


Transnational Islam, Immigrant Ngos And Poverty Alleviation: The Case Of The Igmg, Mehmet Ozkan Apr 2012

Transnational Islam, Immigrant Ngos And Poverty Alleviation: The Case Of The Igmg, Mehmet Ozkan

Mehmet OZKAN

No abstract provided.


A New Actor Or Passer-By? The Political Economy Of Turkey's Engagement With Africa, Mehmet Ozkan Mar 2012

A New Actor Or Passer-By? The Political Economy Of Turkey's Engagement With Africa, Mehmet Ozkan

Mehmet OZKAN

Despite its Ottoman past in the continent, Turkey did not show a serious interest in African affairs until recently. However, since 1998 there has been a revival in Turkey's involvement in developing relations with Africa. This was a passive attempt initially, but after 2005, it became an offensive one that culminated in the first Turkey–Africa Summit in 2008 and booming economic relations. Despite much rhetoric on humanitarian issues, Turkey's opening to Africa is driven by two factors: Turkey's need to diversify its economic relations in a new global political economy and its re-orientation in global politics ...