Not available in 2013/14
EU438 Half Unit
Turkey: Political Economy and European Integration
This information is for the 2013/14 session.
Prof Osman Pamuk COW 2.08
This course is available on the MPA in European Public and Economic Policy, MPA in International Development, MPA in Public Policy and Management, MPA in Public and Economic Policy, MPA in Public and Social Policy, MSc in Economic History, MSc in Economic History (Research), MSc in European Studies: Ideas and Identities, MSc in European Studies: Ideas and Identities (LSE and Sciences Po), MSc in Global History, MSc in International Political Economy, MSc in International Political Economy (LSE and Sciences Po), MSc in International Relations, MSc in International Relations (LSE and Sciences Po), MSc in International Relations (Research), MSc in Political Economy of Europe, MSc in Political Economy of Europe (LSE and Sciences Po), MSc in Politics and Government in the European Union, MSc in Politics and Government in the European Union and MSc in Politics and Government in the European Union (LSE and Sciences Po). This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.
This course focuses on Turkey's political economy and its interaction with the European integration process. Topics include: Recent Political History and Institutions; Economy and Economic Policy since World War II; Economy and Politics since 1990; Neo-Liberal Reforms; Agriculture, Employment and Social Policy; Rise of New Economic Elites; Politics and Economics of EU Integration; Selected Issues in Turkey's European Integration; Domestic Politics and EU Integration.
10 hours of lectures and 15 hours of seminars in the LT. 2 hours of lectures in the ST.
Students are required to complete one 1,500 word essay.
S. Pamuk, "Economic Change in Twentieth Century. Is the Glass More than Half Full?", in R. Kasaba (ed.), Cambridge History of Modern Turkey, 2008, pp. 266-300; Ç. Ökten, "Privatization in Turkey: What has been achieved?", in S. Altug and A. Filiztekin (eds.), The Turkish Economy, Routledge, 2006, pp. 227-51; F. Adaman and M. Arsel, "European Union and Turkey: who defines environmental progress?" International Journal of Middle East Studies, Vol. 40, 2008, pp. 541-43; S. Verney, "National Identity and Political Change on Turkey's road to EU Membership", Journal of Southern Europe and the Balkans, vol. 9, no. 3, 2007, pp. 213-221; K. Dervis, M. Emerson, D. Gros and S. Ülgen "The Economics of Turkey's Candidacy", in European Transformation of Modern Turkey, 2004, pp. 65-107; K. Ulusoy, "The Europeanisation of Turkey and its impact on the Cyprus problem", Journal of Southern Europe and the Balkans, Vol. 10, 2008, pp. 309-329; N. Canefe and T. Bora, "Intellectual Roots of anti-European Sentiments in Turkish Politics: the case of radical Turkish nationalism", Turkish Studies, vol. 4, no. 1, 2003; J. Casanova, "The Long, Difficult, and Tortuous Journey of Turkey into Europe and the Dilemmas of European Civilization" Constellations, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2006, pp. 234-47.
Exam (75%, duration: 2 hours) in the main exam period.
Essay (25%, 1800 words) in the LT.
Student performance results
(2009/10 - 2011/12 combined)
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Department: European Institute
Total students 2012/13: 29
Average class size 2012/13: 15
Value: Half Unit
Personal development skills
- Problem solving
- Application of numeracy skills
- Specialist skills