Rich in its spatial scope, this edited collection provides an extensive and detailed overview of contemporary Turkish foreign policy. From the founding principles of foreign policy in the early republic to changing patterns during the second half of the 20th century, this text not only charts underexplored periods in Turkish foreign policy history, but also offers a fresh analysis of recent events, with new challenges ever-emerging in this region. This volume is essential reading for students, scholars and professionals of International Relations, foreign policy and international law who would like to study Turkish foreign policy.
Pınar Gözen Ercan is an assistant professor at the Department of International Relations of Hacettepe University, Turkey. She holds a BA and an MA in International Relations from Bilkent University, Turkey, and a PhD in International Studies from the University of Trento, Italy. Her research interests include humanitarian intervention, the Responsibility to Protect, human rights, international law and the law of the sea, theories of International Relations, and Greek-Turkish relations. Besides journal articles and book chapters, she is also the author of the books entitled Debating the Future of the 'Responsibility to Protect': The Evolution of a Moral Norm (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), and The Territorial Sea Issue in Greek-Turkish Relations (VDM Verlag, 2009).