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Sociology in the modern world faces many challenges. This edited volume explores significant themes including inequality, structures of power, conceptions of justice and sustainable futures, forming a critical examination across twenty-five individually authored chapters. This text forms part of SAGE Studies in International Sociology series (SSIS).

From Tekel to Gezi Resistance in Turkey: Possibilities for a United Collective Social Rights Movement
From Tekel to Gezi Resistance in Turkey: Possibilities for a United Collective Social Rights Movement
Aylin Topal

Neoliberal market-oriented policies implemented since the beginning of the 1980s have transformed both class and property relations to a great extent all over the world. One of the defining characteristics of the neoliberal era could be pinpointed as legal and institutional restructuring to pacify the social opposition in general and in particular weakening trade unions which had been the main actors of collective movements through the 1960s and 1970s. The 1990s saw the rise of political positions that argued identity and recognition-based politics should take precedence over class-based politics for ...

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