Party Politics in Turkey, A Comparative Perspective, Sayarı Sabri,Ayan Musil Pelin,Demirkol Özhan, Editör, Routledge, London/New York , Oxford, ss.61-79, 2018
This chapter discusses the scope and impact of the current Turkish regulatory and supervisory framework on political finance with special reference to the GRECO Evaluation. First, a brief historical development of political finance regime in Turkey is presented. Second, the transparency of the political finance regime is explained with special reference to donations, public finance (direct and indirect) and party accounts. Third, the “independence” and capacity of supervision mechanisms are evaluated with special reference to their performance. Finally, the basic shortcomings of the political finance regime in Turkey and its remedies are discussed in light of GRECO Evaluations.