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On Turkish politics and International affairs

Turkish History and Culture in India: Identity, Art, and Transregional Connections

Turkish History and Culture in India can be understood as having erred on the side of global history, rather than choosing a very definite range of...

Trump’s Jerusalem Move: Making Sense of U.S. Policy on the Israeli Palestinian Conflict

The book vividly presents the international political aspect of the topic and does not abstain from touching on social and internal affairs when...

Dünya Enerji Trendleri: Rezervler, Kaynaklar ve Politikalar (World Energy Trends: Reserves, Resources and Policies)

World Energy Trends presents a detailed analysis of the energy policies of significant regions. It can be considered a reference book that fills an...

The Road Before Me Weeps: On the Refugee Road through Europe

Perhaps the most important shortcoming of the book is its lack of a theoretical framework. Thorpe conducted his fieldwork with great effort,...

Populism and the Politicization of the COVID-19 Crisis in Europe

Populism and the Politicization of the COVID-19 Crisis in Europe is a successful discourse analysis of populist parties. The authors’ clean...

Turkey’s Electoral Geography: Trends, Behaviors and Identities

The most important contribution of Turkey’s Electoral Geography is that it covers not only elections but also a variety of understudied topics such...

Sovereign Soldiers: How the U.S. Military Transformed the Global Economy after World War II

In this book, Madsen assesses the economic policies of the military governments established in these two countries and discusses American policy...

Refugia: Radical Solutions to Mass Displacement

Refugia is a utopian fiction, as its authors emphasize. By blurring the distinction between reality and fiction, the book aims to weave a network...

How Democracies Die: What History Reveals about Our Future

How Democracies Die is an explicit account of carefully arranged historical facts about the processes and observed failings of democratic...

Whatever Happened to the Third World? A History of the Economics of Development

The book is very well organized and divided into seven chapters. In his detailed and comprehensive work, de Haan lays out the main terms related to...

Al-Quds: History, Religion, and Politics

Al-Quds: History, Religion, and Politics makes a great contribution to understanding the latest conflicts in the region by taking a...

China’s Foreign Policy Since 1978: Return to Power

China’s Foreign Policy Since 1978: Return to Power demonstrates how China has projected power and countered external initiatives that undermine its...

Modern Geopolitics of Eastern Mediterranean Hydrocarbons in an Age of Energy Transformation

Modern Geopolitics of Eastern Mediterranean Hydrocarbons in an Age of Energy Transformation provides a very broad picture of the Eastern...

Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

The edited book presents multiple perspectives and a coherent research agenda characterized by an interdisciplinary approach. It is a major...

The Imperial Discipline: Race and the Founding of International Relations

The book provides a much-needed disruption in the discipline of IR, whose hegemonic nature too often goes unnoticed and unchallenged. The authors...

Citizenship, Territoriality and Post-Soviet Nationhood: The Politics of Birthright Citizenship in Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Moldova

Citizenship, Territoriality, and Post-Soviet Nationhood contribute much to the debate on nationalism and citizenship policies with its...

Precarious Hope: Migration and the Limits of Belonging in Turkey

Precarious Hope by Ayşe Parla is the outcome of fieldwork that Parla conducted over years with post-1990s Turkish migrants from Bulgaria, who...

Brexit and Internal Security: Political and Legal Concerns on the Future UK-EU Relationship

In conclusion, Brexit and Internal Security is a comprehensive and objective analysis that fills the gaps in security matters of Brexit. The issues...

The United States and Military Coups in Turkey and Pakistan: Between Conspiracy and Reality

The United States and Military Coups in Turkey and Pakistan delivers a profound analysis of the issue it addresses. By exploring the background of...

Russia and the Media: The Makings of a New Cold War

Russia and the Media is a well-rounded source of analysis. Referring to so many media sources through a wide time frame makes the study empirically...

Cinema and the Cultural Cold War: US Diplomacy and the Origins of the Asian Cinema Network

In Cinema and the Cultural Cold War, the U.S. cultural diplomacy in Asia during the Cold War is discussed from a different point of view, and Sang...

Migration and the Refugee Dissensus in Europe: Borders, Security, and Austerity

Migration and the Refugee Dissensus in Europe: Borders, Security, and Austerity’s contribution is that it speaks across disciplines and explores...

Europe at the Crossroads: Confronting Populist, Nationalist, and Global Challenges

Europe at the Crossroads is useful for readers interested in populism and the transformations and challenges of the European political atmosphere....

Syria: The Tragedy of a Pivotal State

Syria: The Tragedy of a Pivotal State, written by Rajendra M. Abhyankar, seeks to provide readers with comprehensive details on Syria, with a focus...

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