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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 107–135.
Published: 01 June 2007
...-Islamic Parties Sultan Tepe Since the early 1990s, major features of Turkish politics have been the vot- ers’ tendency to support parties that seem to be on the margin of politics, the unprecedented electoral victories of pro-Islamic parties, and an increas...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (2): 72–83.
Published: 01 June 2006
...István Hegedűs Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2006 István Hegedűs is a former member of the Hungarian parliament (1990-94). In 1989 he served on the team that negotiated the country's transition to democracy. The Mass Media, Political Parties...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 94–116.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Ahmet T. Kuru Why did Turkish policies toward Syria and Egypt in 2011–15 largely fail? At the individual level, the leadership of Recep Tayyip Erdogan was plagued by populism in the sense that he uses foreign policy issues for the sake of domestic party politics without pursuing long-term...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 77–92.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Petros Vamvakas The global financial crisis of 2009–2010 has further underscored the demise of social democracy as a legitimate political alternative, for example, due to an absence of a clearly articulated alternative approach to the crisis offered by Social Democratic parties, even though...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (3): 33–54.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Berna Öney This essay explores the evolution of the constitutional debate in Turkey during the 2009–11 period in terms of political parties' strategies. It provides analytical insight via quantitative text analysis into party positions based on the four major parties' proposed constitutional drafts...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (3): 55–77.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Zafer Yilmaz The Gezi uprising can be considered a crucial turning in Turkish politics. As a response to countrywide democratic protests, the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government revived the security state, escalated authoritarian tendencies, and started to organize a nationalist...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 5–26.
Published: 01 September 2017
... third consecutive parliamentary election victory in 2011, the party has become bolder in its Islamic agenda and rhetoric. In 2012, then prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan asked, “Do you expect from us, as a political party with a ‘conservative democrat’ identity, to cultivate an atheist genera...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 17–35.
Published: 01 December 2007
... nationalism in Iraq represented by the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and the influence that these two parties could potentially have on the domestic politics of Turkey, especially the challenge from the Kurdish Democratic Society Party (DTP) and the Kurdistan...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2013
...' anxieties brought about by economic crisis, illegal immigration issues, high unemployment rates, increases in crime, anti-austerity public sentiments, and the uncertainty over the country's future to become, in just a few years, a formidable political party in Greece. George Bistis is an award-winning...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Hasan Kösebalaban So far the prospect of Turkey.s accession to the EU has been studied with exclusive reference to Turkey.s progress in meeting the Copenhagen criteria for membership. However, as the recent electoral success of anti.Turkish European political parties and politicians suggests...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 67–88.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Masaki Kakizaki Turkish politics experienced a major political realignment in 2002, when the Justice and Development Party came to power. This essay investigates the levels of trust in political institutions at this turning point of Turkish political life and by using the 2001 World Values Survey...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 30–52.
Published: 01 June 2017
... political arena by focusing on three political parties in Greece that have espoused anti-immigrant rhetoric. The essay concludes with suggestions of ways in which reconciliation can occur between Greek immigration law and the political environment. Immigration Law and the Politics of Migration in Greece...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the system from the inside — just as was the case from Bahrain and Yemen to Libya. This failure of our traditional political institutions to change from within provides impetus to outside forces — such as our own “revolutionary” faction, the tea party — much as political institutional failure has...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (3): 78–97.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Murat Akser The relationship between Turkish media conglomerates and the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government has shown increased conflict since 2009. The AKP, under the leadership of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has displayed increasing fear of and suspicion toward Turkey's liberal media...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (4): 3–18.
Published: 01 December 2018
... but for the benefit of regional peace and stability. The relationship between the parties has passed through distinctive phases. The current phase seems to encompass a great amount of optimism and political realism from both sides. It remains to be seen whether this optimism will lead to a political result. Former...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Abidine Ben Ali’s regime, new political parties were established and free and fair multiparty elections were held, a giant step forward in the march toward democracy. The economy continues to be a deep source of discontent, however. Youth blame the government’s inaction for continued unemployment...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 19–42.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Martin N. Murphy This essay describes the piracy that took place in the Mediterranean from the time of ancient Greece to Barbary. It explains the corso , the sea war between nonstate but state-endorsed Christian and Muslim parties, with reference to the Knights of Malta and, more extensively...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 6–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
... a political settlement that adequately safeguards Turkish and Turkish-Cypriot interests. This essay traces Turkish policy in Cyprus since 1974 and explains how the Turkish government led by the Justice and Development Party revised Ankara’s Cyprus policy to advance Turkey’s accession to the European Union...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 52–66.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Mohamed El-Khawas Egypt’s revolution has produced odd results. President Hosni Mubarak was replaced in 2011 by the military, which plans to stay in office until 2013. The interim government has been trying to reconcile the differing demands of young revolutionaries and emerging political parties...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 81–90.
Published: 01 December 2008
.... It has also begun to infect the discourse among the political parties in Serbia. David Binder is a retired correspondent for the New York Times and serves on the editorial advisory board of Mediterranean Quarterly . The author wishes to acknowledge with gratitude the advice and suggestions of Sanya...