Turkey Book Talk

Ayse Zarakol on stigma and status anxiety in Turkey’s ties to the West

February 18, 2020

Ayşe Zarakol on “After Defeat: How the East Learned to Live with the West” (Cambridge University Press). The book examines how a sense of “stigma” has dogged the way modern Turkey engages with the Western-led international order, as well as comparable cases of Japan and Russia.

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