Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

PS 461 Politics of Economic Reform in Modern Turkey

This course is designed to provide students with an in depth study of political development literature with a focus on modern Turkey. We will examine how modern Turkish republic emerged from the ashes of the Ottoman Empire and evaluate stages of economic development during the first, second, and third republic. Finally, we will assess the implications of Turkey's new geopolitics (since the end of the Cold War) on Turkish economic development in a global perspective. Also offered for graduate-level credit as PS 561; this course is cross-listed as Intl 461/561; may only be taken once for credit.


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