Linkage Politics Theory and the Greek-Turkish Rapprochement

  • Geoffrey Pridham

Abstract

There is a revived and increasing interest in the explanatory power of the ‘linkage politics’ approach, an approach that focuses on the relationship and particularly the interaction between domestic political processes and foreign or defence policy-making. It also reflects what Hanrieder has called ‘a new convergence of international and domestic political processes’ in industrialised countries, ‘with consequences that are most likely irreversible’.1

Keywords

Europe Cage Steam Coherence Turkey 

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© Dimitri Constas 1991

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