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Inna Sochneva

Turkey and the EU: Will Turkey Clear the Kurdish Hurdle

2011. Vol. 6. No. 1. P. 72–79 [issue contents]


Sochneva I., PhD Student at the Department of Social and Political Philosophy at the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences; E-mail: inna165@rambler.ru

The article is focused on the analyses of the current situation with ethnic minorities (Kurds) in the Republic of Turkey. The author offers a research of historically shaped reasons and types of discrimination against them. Measures taken by the Turkish government for solving the Kurdish problem and their effectiveness, the attitude of the Kurdish people to these reforms are discussed in details. Perspectives of this question deciding are tackled in particular. The author emphasizes the direct interconnection between the Kurdish problem solving and the full membership of Turkey in the EU. In this regard, special attention is paid to the role of the European Union, its impact on the liberalization of the situation with human rights of the ethnic minorities in the Republic of Turkey.
Citation: Sochneva Inna Alekseevna (2011) Preodoleet li Turtsiya kurdskiy bar'er na puti v ES? [Turkey and the EU: Will Turkey Clear the Kurdish Hurdle] INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS RESEARCH JOURNAL, 1, pp. 72-79 (in Russian)
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