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Challenging Neoliberalism at Turkey’s Gezi Park

From Private Discontent to Collective Class Action

  • Authors
  • Efe Can Gürcan
  • Efe Peker

Part of the Social Movements and Transformation book series (SMT)

About this book

Introduction

In Challenging Neoliberalism at Turkey's Gezi Park, Gürcan and Peker explore the events of May 31, 2013, when what began as a localized demonstration against the demolition of Gezi Park, a public park in Istanbul turned into a nationwide protest cycle with an unprecedented form and scale never before seen in Turkey's history.

Keywords

Turkey Gezi Park Protests Taksim neoliberalism Islam AKP Recep Tayyip Erdo?an social movements political sociology organization organizations

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