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This article explains Austrians’ skepticism against EU-enlargement to the Bosporus, what youngsters think about it and how that might change agenda one day. In Austria only a minority is convinced of the advantages of the European Union. Moreover the biggest opposition towards a Turkish EU-membership can be found in Austria. However, by putting the focus on young Austrians, growing up in an internationalized environment, the picture starts to brighten...Please click here to read the text in full.

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Stefan Apfl & Mathias Huter
Stefan Apfl & Mathias Huter
From the Desk of the Editor Since the founding of the Turkish Republic, competing conceptions of Turkish identity have existed. Among many examples, the role of Islam has been contested, Kurdish and Turkish nationalisms have clashed, and various identity-based movements have ebbed and flowed, shaping political cleavages. National identity contestation has also spilled over into Turkey’s relationship with its Western...
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