Southeast European and Black Sea Studies

(The median citation count of Southeast European and Black Sea Studies is 0. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-08-01 to 2023-08-01.)
The rise of illiberal politics in Southeast Europe34
Erdoğan’s presidential regime and strategic legalism: Turkish democracy in the twilight zone31
Rule of law and democracy in the Western Balkans: addressing the gap between policies and practice23
The political economy behind the gradual demise of democratic institutions in Serbia23
Subnational competitive authoritarianism and power-sharing in Bosnia and Herzegovina20
The Erdoğanization of Turkish politics and the role of the opposition16
Education and post-communist transitional justice: negotiating the communist past in a memorial museum15
Big dreams and small steps: comparative perspectives on the social movement struggle for democracy in Serbia and North Macedonia12
Institutional and symbolic aspects of illiberal politics: the case of North Macedonia (2006–2017)11
Moving towards EU membership and away from liberal democracy10
Reproducing ‘hegemony’ thereafter? The long-term political effects of the Gezi protests in Turkey9
Media in the Western Balkans: who controls the past controls the future9
The elephant in the room: illiberal politics in Montenegro9
Emerging partnership in a post-Western world? The political economy of China-Turkey relations8
Structural weaknesses and the role of the dominant political party: democratic backsliding in Croatia since EU accession8
The discourse ofüst akıl: a search for hegemony in the Turkish media8
Turkey and the Balkans: bringing the Europeanisation/ De-Europeanisation nexus into question7
Social remittances and local development in the Republic of Moldova. A critical analysis of migrants as agents of change7
European Union membership conditionality: the Copenhagen criteria and the quality of democracy7
Influencing votes, winning elections: clientelist practices and private funding of electoral campaigns in Albania6
The European Union’s credibility–expectations gap in its European neighbourhood policy: perspectives from Georgia and Ukraine6
Pro-state paramilitary violence in Turkey since the 1990s5
Foreign aid during the COVID-19 pandemic: evidence from Turkey5
Predictors of Euroscepticism in six Western Balkan countries5
Informality in the Western Balkans: a culture, a contextual rational choice, or both?5
The Western Balkans and the EU budget: the effects of enlargement4
Rethinking the role of Track Two diplomacy in conflict resolution: the Democratic Progress Institute’s Turkey programme4
The effects of EU conditionality on patterns of policy engagement of civil society organizations in candidate countries4
Turkey’s new identity revisited and its Islamist reflections in North Cyprus4
Soft competitive authoritarianism and negative stability in Kosovo: statebuilding from UNMIK to EULEX and beyond4
Change in political party strategy and organization in Turkey: the Republican People’s Party in government and in opposition4
Taking the matter into your own hands: ethnographic insights into societal violence and the reconfigurations of the state in contemporary Turkey3
Turkish foreign aid to Northern Cyprus: a mother’s blessing or curse?3
S400s, sanctions and defiance: explaining Turkey’s quest for strategic autonomy and the US response3
Revisiting the authoritarian pattern in Turkey: transition to presidential system3
Voting, clientelism, and identity: experimental evidence from Montenegro3
Turkish foreign policy in the Balkans amidst ‘soft power’ and ‘de-Europeanisation’3
Social mobility and pro-government mobilization: the case of July 15th pro-government mobilization in Turkey3
Economic voting in Turkey: single- vs. multi-party governments3
Imagining Islam in Kosovo - The social construction of the Kosovar Muslim subject among European political actors3
Displaying the Ottoman past in an ‘old’ museum of a ‘new’ Turkey: The Topkapi Palace Museum3
The Alevi issue and democratic rights in Turkey as seen by young AKP activists: social conflict, identity boundaries and some perspectives on recognition3
Repressed media and illiberal politics in Turkey: the persistence of fear3
Talent abroad: a review of Romanian emigrants3
Between collective and particularistic interests. Ratification of the Prespa Agreement by national parliaments in Greece and North Macedonia2
Criminal and networked state capture in the Western Balkans: the case of the Zemun clan2
Revisiting the authoritarian pattern in Turkey: transition to presidential system2
The politics of neoliberal transformation on the periphery: a critical comparison of Greece and Turkey2
The progression and consolidation of erdoğanist authoritarianism in the New Turkey2
Variants of the ‘underdog culture’ in Greek public opinion: soft and hard-core Russophilia2
Constructing Romania’s foreign policy and security role in its eastern neighbourhood: the cases of Moldova and Ukraine2
Turkey’s public–private partnership experience: a political economy perspective2
How citizens attribute blame for electoral violence: regional differences and party identification in Turkey2
A rival or an awkward partner? Turkey’s relationship with the West in the Balkans2
Spatial diffusion and geographical patterns in the Turkish vote for pro-Islamist parties2
Ethnic distancing through aesthetics in Bosnia-Herzegovina: appraising the limits of art as a peacebuilding tool with a socio-psychological experiment2
Turkish-American strategic partnership: is Turkey still a faithful ally?2
How to capture the judiciary under the guise of EU-led reforms: domestic strategies of resistance and erosion of rule of law in Turkey2
Can China promote stability in the Black Sea Region?2
The exclusionary side of (women’s) social citizenship in Southeastern Europe: childcare policy development in Bosnia-Herzegovina and gender, social and territorial inequalities2
The privatization of death: the emergence of private cemeteries in Romania’s postsocialist deathscape2
Economic recession, parental unemployment and adolescents’ health-related quality of life and mental health outcomes in Greece1
Assessing centralization: on Turkey’s rising personalist regime1
Captured states and/or captured societies in the Western Balkans1
Emotions in a diaspora’s interpretation of political developments in their place of origin: the case of Australian Armenians from Turkey1
Brexit, Covid and Bulgarian migrants in the UK: stay or return?1
From ‘revolution’ to war: deciphering Armenia’s populist foreign policy-making process1
The Politics of a Disillusioned Europe: East Central Europe After the Fall of Communism1
Inclusive Citizenship and Societal Reconciliation within Turkey’s Kurdish Issue1
Outbreak of war memories? Historical analogies of the 1990s wars in discourses about the coronavirus pandemic in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia1
Revisiting the Britain-US-Turkey triangle during the transition from Pax Britannica to Pax Americana (1947-1957)1
Understanding the local dynamics of Syrian refugee integration through the eyes of refugees and local residents: the case of the Ȍnder Neighbourhood, Ankara1
The establishment of the Ukrainian diaspora in Turkey through migrant associations: ‘We feel as part of the diaspora from now on.’1
Infrastructure diplomacy and strategic signalling within the Three Seas Initiative1
Challenging repatriation as a durable solution: a critical discourse analysis of Kosova’s repatriation strategy1
Reconstruction of the ‘regional power’ role during the pandemic: Turkey’s COVID-19 diplomacy towards the balkans1
Long after Dayton: a journey through visual representations of war and peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina1
Mythologizing war: legacies of conflict in Croatian parliamentary debates1
Evaluating the relationship between marginalization and participation in undeclared work: lessons from Bosnia and Herzegovina1
Diaspora politics and religious diplomacy in Turkey and Morocco1
‘No one is larger than the state.’ Consent, dissent, and vigilant violence during Turkey’s neoliberal urban transition1
Multi-level Games: The Serbian Government’s Strategy towards Kosovo and the EU under the Progressive Party1
NGOization, politicization and polarization of Roma civil society in Turkey1
How many truths are there? Reconciliation and agonistic dialogue in the former Yugoslavia1
A Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) of the strategic plans of Istanbul under different political administrations1
Hidden galleries. Material religion in the secret police archives in central and eastern Europe1
Trust us, we know what we are doing: institutional trust in Croatia during the COVID-19 crisis1
Turkish parliamentary debates about the international recognition of the Armenian genocide: development and variations in the official denialism1
Defence spending, burden-sharing and strategy in NATO’s Black Sea littoral states: domestic, regional, and international systemic factors1
Economic development of Montenegro from 1918 to 1990: the impact of political status and economic development model1
Poverty and income distribution incidence of the COVID-19 outbreak: investigating socially responsible policy alternatives for Turkey1
Migrants and their families in the home country: a bi-directional influence on voting behaviour1
Securitizing the Aegean: de-Europeanizing Greek–Turkish relations1
Nationalistic education and its colourful role in intergroup prejudice reduction: lessons from Albania1
Before and after 2014: Russo-Ukrainian conflict and its impact on European identity discourses in Ukraine1
Crisis, reform and the way forward in Greece: a turbulent decade1
Regime Change in Turkey: Neoliberal Authoritarianism, Islamism and Hegemony0
The geopolitics of region building in the Black Sea: a critical examination0
Ex-combatants as civic activists in post-conflict societies: KLA members in Kosovar civil society0
Political Ecology of Austerity: Crisis, Social Movements, and the Environment0
Science, religion, and the nation: de-scienticizing Nobel Prize scientist Aziz Sancar0
The invention of Byzantium in early modern Europe0
Crisis in the Eurozone Periphery: The Political Economies of Greece, Spain, Ireland and Portugal0
Peace and security in the Western Balkans: a local perspective0
Turkey’s pivot to Eurasia: geopolitics and foreign policy in changing world order0
Mapping Balkan – Southeast European studies0
EU-Turkey relations: civil society and depoliticization0
The Europeanisation of the Western Balkans. A failure of EU conditionality?0
Measuring the disproportionality of Turkish elections0
Mother Teresa: the saint and her nation0
Islamic law and international law: peaceful resolution of disputes0
State and faith: the supply-side theory of religion and the case of Turkey0
Use/misuse of Chinese BRI investment? BRI-related crony capitalism in Turkey0
Party change and cleavage shifting in the global South: the case of Ecevit’s CHP in Turkey0
Discursive (re)production of social cleavages in the 2019 Ukrainian parliamentary elections0
Everyday boundaries, borders and post-conflict societies0
Tying loose ends: political parties and individual private funding in Romania0
Two waves of Kurdish politicians in exile: a comparative analysis0
Threats and the conservative shift in public opinion: comparative causal mediation analyses from Turkey0
Roma in the history of Montenegro – displacement, marginalization and discrimination0
Beyond conflict and coexistence: cosmopolitanism and inter-communal relations in late Ottoman cities0
The Presidentialisation of Political Parties in the Western Balkans0
Humanism in ruins: entangled legacies of the Greek-Turkish population exchange0
International courts and mass atrocity: narratives of war and justice in Croatia0
Religion and regional voting behaviour differences in Turkey, 2007–2018: a study of the AKP electoral base0
Foreign direct investment (FDI) as indicator of regime type: contemporary Serbian – Turkish relations0
Local legitimacy and international peacebuilding0
Long and arduous way to decentralization: past, present and future of the reforms of local self-government in Ukraine0
Opening the box of parties and party systems under autocratization: evidence from Turkey0
Changing perceptions of Turkish armed forces: taking stock of partisanship0
Characterization of workers’ specific summer holiday practices in the Yugoslav socialist socio-economic context0
Political and cultural aspects of Greek exoticism0
Pathways of emplacement and belonging of the Türkiyeli population in North Cyprus: insights from a settler village0
The rise of authoritarianism in the Western Balkans0
A delicate balancing act: Turkish-Bulgarian relations within the context of foreign and domestic politics0
Strategic planning for local government co-creation: Evidence from Croatia and Slovenia0
Measuring Turkey’s contemporary influence in Bosnia And Herzegovina: myth and reality0
Involvement of the Gulf Cooperation Council States in Kosovo: development assistance, soft power, and neofundamentalism0
Nationalizing the multi-ethnic borderlands: state surveillance and security policies in interwar Turkey and Romania0
Far-Right vigilantes and crime: law and order providers or common criminals? The lessons from Greece, Russia, and Ukraine0
Kemalism. Transnational politics in the post-Ottoman world0
Modern and European, with an Ottoman-Muslim face: imagery on the Turkish Lira as a tool for AKP nation-building0
Democracy struggles. NGOs and the politics of aid in Serbia0
The EU and global climate justice. Normative power caught in normative battles0
Yugoslavia and Macedonia before Tito: between repression and integration0
Critical readings of Turkey’s foreign policy0
Venizelos: the making of a Greek statesman, 1864-19140
Religious politics in Turkey: from the birth of the republic to the AKP0
Executive decrees, omnibus bills, and the politics of abusive constitutionalism0
Social coexistence and violence during Turkey’s authoritarian transition0
Assessing a decade of Romania-Turkey strategic partnership in an era of ambivalence and ‘De-Europeanisation’0
Notice of duplicate publication: Revisiting the authoritarian pattern in Turkey: transition to presidential system0
The Transformation of the Media System in Turkey Citizenship, Communication, and Convergence0
‘Now we are whole:’ humiliation, shame and pride in Aliyev’s discourse on the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh War0
The long-term effects of war exposure on generalized trust and risk attitudes: evidence from post-conflict Bosnia and Herzegovina0
Underground spirituality and materiality: religious culture under surveillance and persecution in communist Albania, 1967-19900
‘The law comes first?’: the dynamics of victims’ redress in Bosnia and Herzegovina0
The rhetorical face of enmity: the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and the dehumanization of Armenians in the speeches by Ilham Aliyev0
Religion, subjectivity, and societal structure: politics and society according to religious leaders in Slovenia0
Wahhabis and Salafis, daije and alimi: Bosnian neo-Salafis between contestation and integration0
The historical roots of right-wing populism in Turkey: a spatial examination of the DP, ANAP, and AKP governments0
The pandemic in illiberal democracies: challenges and opportunities for social movements in Serbia0
Heterotopia and heritage preservation. The heterotopic tool as a means of heritage assessment0
‘Pockets of efficiency’ in a low capacity state: dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic in Romania0
The political economy of financial transformation in Turkey0
Understanding Cypriot youth views on peace: bottom-up experiences of everyday peace0
Does energy cause ethnic war? East mediterranean and Caspian sea. natural gas and regional conflicts0
Structural bias, polarized mediation and conflict resolution failure: a comparative examination of the disputes in Transnistria and Donbas0
The impact of education on improving labour market outcomes in developing countries – evidence from Kosova0
The ‘ascendance’ of deism in Turkey: Context, drivers and debate0
Sovereignty, power, and authority: understanding the conversion of Hagia Sophia from a performative perspective0
Architecture, urban space and war: the destruction and reconstruction of Sarajevo0
1821–1831: Transition from pre-modernity to modern society in Greece0
Tracing the development of Kosovar and Albanian identities using urban toponyms0
Politics and International Relations in Eurasia0
Marine trade and analysis of the ports in the Black Sea economic cooperation region0
The divided city and the grassroots – the (un)making of ethnic divisions in Mostar0
The ties that don’t bind: trading state debates and role of state capacity in Turkish foreign policy0
Ethnic mobilization, violence, and the politics of affect: the Serb Democratic Party and the Bosnian war0
A discourse analysis approach to the concept of the blue economy in Montenegro0
Balkanizing Europeanization: the fight against corruption and regional relations in the Western Balkans0
The politics of football in Yugoslavia: sport, nationalism and the state0
Social movements in the Balkans: rebellion and protest from Maribor to Taksim0
Commonwealth of Independent States at 30: why does Russia still support this organization?0
Hunger and Fury. The crisis of democracy in the Balkans0
Engaging minorities under emergency: Turkish modular emergency and the Kurdish case revisited0
Re-writing international relations: history and theory beyond eurocentrism in Turkey0
Democratic transition and the rise of populist majoritarianism: constitutional reform in Greece and in Turkey0
Religion, patriarchy and female employment in Turkey: the case of faith-based organizations0
When Fake News and Personal Experience Contradict: Limits to Post-Truth in Turkey0
Revisiting the modern infrastructure ideal: present as past in neo-Ottoman Istanbul0
Territorial changes in Greece and postage stamps. A case of applied international law since 18300
Why resist?: opposition to mask-wearing during the Covid-19 pandemic in Greece0
Ambitions yet unrealized: Romania’s status and perceptions from the immediate eastern neighbourhood0
Introducing the Turkey Protest, Repression, and Pro-Government Rally Dataset (TPRPGRD)0
Who is behind the Plandemic? Analysing the different ideological conspiracy theory endorsements on Turkish Twitter0
Turkey’s engagement in international education as an emerging donor country: action, rationale and potential future development0
Natural resource governance in the Bulgarian Black Sea: Identifying context-sensitive institutional arrangements0
The case of Alevis in Turkey: a challenge to liberal multiculturalism0
Rojava: revolution, war and the future0
Planning and truth: the Bulgarian 1963 reform and the problem of profitability0
Relations between Turkey and Kosovo: factors and dynamics0
The way out of a crisis? the role of cities in Europeanization: a study of Thessaloniki city diplomacy0
Leader’s reaction to exogenous political shocks breaks the path: changes in Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s leadership traits after the e-memorandum and AKP closure cases0
Humanitarian diplomacy as Turkey’s national role conception and performance: evidence from Somalia and Afghanistan0
Sovereignty suspended: building the so-called state0
Wealth defence strategies of Bulgarian Oligarchs in the 1990s0
Ancient Greece and American Conservatism: Classical Influence on the Modern Right0
Correction Notice0
Black garden aflame: the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in the Soviet and Russian Press0
EU democracy promotion and governmentality: Turkey and beyond0
The meaning of the Western Balkans concept for the EU: genuine inclusion or polite exclusion?0