Turkey’s signature of the Kyoto protocol
Summary, in English
cost of the Protocol was the most important reason for Turkey to refrain signing it until 2009, the expected profit of the European Union membership appears as being the single most important cause for Turkey’s change of position. The article agrees that although the theories of international environmental agreements are complementary rather than mutually exclusive it nevertheless contends that the institutionalist theory offers a more encompassing explanation as to why Turkey has joined the Kyoto Protocol.
- Department of Sociology of Law
İstanbul Üniversitesi Siyasal Bilgiler Fakültesi Dergisi
- Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalization Studies)
- ISSN: 1303-1260