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Comprising 60.3 percent of the world's 7.2 billion population, Asia is an enigma to many in the West. Hugely dynamic in its demographic, economic, technological and financial development, its changes are as rapid as they are diverse. The SAGE Handbook of Asian Foreign Policy provides the reader with a clear, balanced and comprehensive overview on Asia's foreign policy and accompanying theoretical trends. Placing the diverse and dynamic substance of Asia's international relations first, and bringing together an authoritative assembly of contributors from across the world, this is a reliable introduction to non-Western intellectual traditions in Asia. VOLUME 1: PART 1: Theories; PART 2: Themes; PART 3: Transnational Politics; PART 4: Domestic Politics; PART 5; Transnational Economics. VOLUME 2: PART 6: Foreign Policies of Asian States; Part 6a: East Asia; Part 6b: Southeast Asia; Part 6c: South & Central Asia; Part 7: Offshore Actors; Part 8: Bilateral Issues; Part 9: Comparison of Asian Sub-Regions.

Turkish Foreign Policy1
Turkish foreign policy
Ayşe Zarakol

Famously located between West and East, secular and Islamist, military tutelage and democratic authoritarianism for much of its modern history, Turkey has been vacillating in multiple terms, especially in the last decade. At least since the 2013 Gezi protests, however, most outside observers have been increasingly concerned about the authoritarian turn of the Erdo˘gan regime.2 Such concerns reached a fever pitch in the aftermath of the botched coup attempt of July 15, 2016, to which Erdo˘gan immediately responded by declaring a state of emergency, which gave him the ability to issue decrees with the power of law. Since the coup attempt, tens of ...

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