We are truly facing a crisis of overwhelming proportions. The pandemic is costing thousands of lives across the globe and … More
Category: Social Policy
Elect or Erect: 2015 Elections in Turkey
It is hard to state that majority of the Turkish citizens are equally interested in upcoming elections. AKP voters are … More
“Woman Without a Name”
Although the women of Turkey had obtained various rights long before many European countries had, a reverse process began in … More
The June uprising in Turkey and the fall of the JDP(Justice and Development Party)
One of the recurring comments regarding the Gezi Park protests that kicked-off on May 31st and which has escalated into … More
Istanbul: The Other Name For The Approaching Big Political Fight?
Being the center of business and cultural arena of Turkey, Istanbul will “host” a political fight over the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.
Social Policy and Local Administration in Turkey
The lack of a central welfare strategy in Turkey has turned social support into a public relations tool for AKP through municipal activities.
The Social Policy Landscape of Turkey
AKP’s lack of commitment to reform Turkey’s social policies in accordance with EU deepens the threat on the country’s workforce.