Turkey, a bridge between the East and the West, has emerged as a true regional power and a significant global player since the end of the Cold War. Especially after the 2000s, Turkey has become a success story in every aspect of the social, political, and economic spectrums. As a result of the pace of the developments, academic studies fall behind Turkey in analysing and evaluating the changes it has encountered. Literature focusing on Turkey continuously needs rapid updating to fulfill the academic demand. As such, one of the aims of this book is to meet this growing necessity for scholarship.This book explains some of the most important domestic and international developments related to Turkey during the last two decades. It also focuses on Turkey's relations with the wider world including the EU, the Middle East, Pakistan, China and South Korea. Every chapter in this book has been written to the highest academic standards by experts in a number of different disciplinary fields. As well as being up-to-date, the work found in this book is also highly analytical, stimulating, and inspective. Therefore, this volume will provide readers with a valuable asset to their studies and libraries.
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