Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Toni Alaranta’s new book was published on June 17th. The book is called “National and State Identity in Turkey: The Transformation of the Republic’s Status in the International System”. It uses the concepts of national and state identity to examine Turkey’s domestic and international politics and explain how the country’s position in the international system has changed over the last ten years.
National and State Identity in Turkey: The Transformation of the Republic's Status in the International System
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Alaranta argues that there has been a radical reformulation of Turkey’s national identity, interest, and positioning in the world since the Justice and Development Party (AKP) came to power in 2002.This transformed identity has helped the country renegotiate its status in the world.