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This paper analyzes the changes in the spatial distribution of industry in Turkey following the 1980s, focusing on regional development policies. Using their localendogenous resources, certain provinces, also called "new industrial districts", made important leaps in the past couple of decades, while certain regions fell further behind. This paper aims to explain the success stories and extract lessonsfor progress in overcoming the vast regional disparities that remain...Please click here to read the text in full.

 

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Metin Ozaslan
Metin Ozaslan
From the Desk of the Editor Since the founding of the Turkish Republic, competing conceptions of Turkish identity have existed. Among many examples, the role of Islam has been contested, Kurdish and Turkish nationalisms have clashed, and various identity-based movements have ebbed and flowed, shaping political cleavages. National identity contestation has also spilled over into Turkey’s relationship with its Western...
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