THE TEACHING OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS IN TURKEY: REFLECTION IN FOREIGN POLICY OF INTERNATIONAL LEGAL HUMAN RIGHTS DEVELOPMENTS

Fatih KARAOSMANOĞLU
2002 Milletleraras  
The article deals vvith the teaching of International Relations (IR) in Turkey from the perspective of international legal human rights developments and foreign policy. The relationship betvveen IR and human rights dates back to the beginning of the Second World War. Since then, the principle of respect for human rights has become one of the fundamental principles of IR. No state currently challenges the idea that human rights must be respected everyvvhere in the vvorld. It is generally
more » ... s generally accepted that human rights is not a domestic issue of states; but also important for and integrated with foreign policies. International legal human rights developments should thus be reflected in foreign policy vvith a human rights objective in teaching of IR. Despite the importance of the reflection in foreign policy of international legal human rights developments in teaching of IR, the results of an internet survey among the IR students in Turkey shovv a need to have more opportunity to be able to follovv the international developments in the area of international law of human rights.
doi:10.1501/intrel_0000000061 fatcat:huh6w6acgnertknnehje42xiqa