Especially after the end of the Cold War, the phenomenon of the European Union (EU) or European states defining their identity/identities through states they consider the other of Europe has become more frequently pronounced. With many historical and current examples, this debate is deepened and systematically approached by Sinem Aydın-Düzgit in her book titled Constructions of European Identity: Debates and Discourses on Turkey and the EU, bringing a new methodological breath to this field.


European Identity, Turkey, EU, Discourse Analysis


INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, Volume 10, Issue 39, Fall 2013, p. 155 - 157


  • Lerna K. YANIK, Assoc. Prof. Dr., Kadir Has University, Department of Political Science and Public Administration