Rising euroscepticism in Turkish politics: The cases of the AKP and the CHP

@article{BarisGulmez2013RisingEI,
  title={Rising euroscepticism in Turkish politics: The cases of the AKP and the CHP},
  author={Seckin Baris Gulmez},
  journal={Acta Politica},
  year={2013},
  volume={48},
  pages={326-344}
}
This article discusses the main reasons why the AKP and the CHP, the leading pro-EU political parties in Turkey, started embracing a highly critical stance against the EU and showing reluctance towards Turkey’s EU membership. The extant scholarly works only give a limited account on how to explain such an attitudinal change in the selected parties as they offer rather static terms for analysing the phenomenon. Instead, a contextual framework will be introduced in order to better analyse… 

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