İhsan Dağı

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Prof. Dr. İhsan Dağı
Tel No: 
+90 (312) 210-3095
Fax No: 
+90 (312) 210-7983

B.A. University of Gazi; M.A. University of Lancaster; Ph.D. University of Lancaster

Research Interests: 

Human rights, human rights and world politics, human rights and Turkey-EU relations, Democratization in Turkey, Islam and politics in the Middle East, Islam and politics in Turkey.

  • “Turkey’s AKP in Power”, Journal of Democracy, Vol. 19, No.3, July 2008.

  • Turkey between Democracy and Militarism, (Orion, Ankara, 2008).

  • “Beyond the Clash of Civilizations: The Rapprochement of Turkish Islamic Elite with the West” in Clash or Cooperation of Civilization? Overlapping Integration and Identities, Ed. W. Zank (Ashgate, 2009).

  •  ‘The Justice and Development Party: Identity, Politics, and Discourse of Human Rights in the Search for Security and Legitimacy’, in The Emergence of A New Turkey: Democracy and the AK Party, Ed. H. Yavuz, (Salt Lake City: Utah University Press, 2006).

  • "Transformation of Islamic Political Identity in Turkey: Rethinking the West and Westernization", Turkish Studies, Vol.6, No.1, 2005.

  • "Transformation of Turkish Politics and the European Union: Dimensions of Human Rights and Democratization", Turkey, Greece and Cyprus: Security Across the Borderlines of a New Europe, Ed. B. Gokay, Staffs, Keele European Research Center, 2004.

  • "Rethinking Human Rights, Democracy and the West: Post-Islamist Intellectuals in Turkey", Critique: Critical Middle Eastern Studies, Vol.13, No.2, 2004.

  •  'Human Rights and International Security: The Challenge for NATO in the Mediterranean', Mediterranean Quarterly: Journal of Global Issues, Vol. 13, No.2, 2002.
  • 'Human Rights and Democratization: Turkish Politics in the European Context', Journal of Southern Europe and Black Sea Studies, Vol. 1, No.3, 2001.

  • "Human Rights, Democratization and the European Community in Turkish Politics: The Ozal Years, 1983-1987", Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 37, No.1, 2001.

  • "Human Rights, Foreign Policy and the Question of Intervention", Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs, Vol.6, No.2, 2001.

  • "Democratic Transition in Turkey: The Impact of European Diplomacy", Middle Eastern Studies, Vol.32, No.2, 1996, pp.124-141. Reprinted in S.Kedouri (ed.) Turkey: Identity, Democracy, Politics,London: Frank Cass, 1997.