This volume examines the construction of Turkey's possible European
Union accession in French political discourse. In today's France,
heated debates regarding Turkey's EU membership are turning into an
essential part of European identity formation. Once again, the
'Turkish Other' functions as a mirror for defining not only the
'European Self', but also European values. By providing a genuine
and multi-disciplinary approach for studying the Otherness
attributed to Turkey, this book contributes to our understanding of
the Self/Other nexus in International Relations. Within a Critical
Discourse Analysis framework, this study explores the
socio-historical basis of the construction of Turkey's Otherness in
an attempt to identify the processes through which past memories,
representations, images and fantasies regarding Turkey are inserted
into the French social imaginary. Focusing on these significations,
which are (re)produced and become manifest through language, this
book strives to uncover the link between discourse and political
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