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DOI :10.26650/siyasal.2024.33.1326477   IUP :10.26650/siyasal.2024.33.1326477    Full Text (PDF)

The Relationship Between Transnational Networks and Its Member Cities: Turkey

Suna Ersavaş KavanozNisa Erdem

Transnational Municipal Networks have taken their place in international relations as policy actors that facilitate cooperation. The fact that cities increase their effectiveness in the field of global politics with the developments accompanying globalization and localization policies has increased the importance of these networks as a structure describing inter-city cooperation. This study aims to evaluate transnational networks from the cities’ perspective and provide an explanation of the relationship between the characteristics of member cities and their participation in these networks. To achieve this, we create a new data set by content coding the transnational networks involving Turkish municipalities in terms of their purposes, functions, and memberships, as well as the member municipalities in terms of their population size, level of development, and institutional unit condition. This data set reveals that the institutional structure of municipalities, the level of urban development, and population are significant determinants of transnational network membership. Additionally, the study describes the link between membership structures and the functions of transnational networks. Our findings have significant implications for urban politics research.

DOI :10.26650/siyasal.2024.33.1326477   IUP :10.26650/siyasal.2024.33.1326477    Full Text (PDF)

Ulus-ötesi Ağlar ve Üye Kentler Arasındaki İlişki: Türkiye

Suna Ersavaş KavanozNisa Erdem

Ulus ötesi belediye ağları, iş birliğini kolaylaştıran politika aktörleri olarak uluslararası ilişkilerde yerini almıştır. Küreselleşme ve yerelleşme politikalarına eşlik eden gelişmeler ile birlikte kentlerin küresel siyaset alanında etkinliklerini artırması, bu ağların kentler arası iş birliğini tanımlayan bir yapı olarak önemini artırmıştır. Bu çalışma, ulus ötesi ağları kentlerin bakış açısıyla değerlendirmeyi ve üye kentlerin özellikleri ile bu ağlara katılımları arasındaki ilişkiyi açıklamayı amaçlamaktadır. Bunu başarmak için, Türkiye’de kentlerin (belediyelerin/ kent yönetimlerinin) üye olduğu ulus ötesi ağların amaçları, işlevleri ve üyelikleri; söz konusu üye kentlerin nüfus yönünden büyüklükleri, gelişmişlik düzeyleri ve kurumsal yapıları içerik analizi yoluyla kodlanmış ve kodlama sonucunda yeni bir veri seti oluşturulmuştur. Bu veri seti, belediyelerin kurumsal yapılarının, kentsel gelişme düzeylerinin ve nüfus büyüklüklerinin ulus ötesi ağ üyeliği için önemli belirleyiciler olduğunu ortaya koymaktadır. Ek olarak, çalışma üyelik yapıları ile ulus ötesi ağların işlevleri arasındaki bağlantıyı açıklamaktadır. Bu çalışmanın bulguları, kentsel politika araştırmaları için önemli çıkarımlar sunmaktadır.


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