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Youth participation is one of the controversial issues all over the world. The legacy of the 1968 generation has been replaced by generations whom are supposed to be global consumers. Perceptions of the youth are colored with prejudices and negative attitudes. The less society understand the youth, the more they tend to oppress youth, and the less the youth participates meaningfully. A number of new methods and unconventional patterns of participation should be implemented to foster youth participation. An example of such an initiative is Gençnet, a project and a forum fostering youth participation in Turkey...Please click here to read the text in full.
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Bülent Tunga Yılmaz
Bülent Tunga Yılmaz
From the Desk of the Editor Over the last couple of years, Turkey has weathered multiples storms in close succession: two general elections that took place in a polarized political climate, an escalation of the Turkey-PKK conflict, a crisis with Russia, the 2016 failed coup attempt followed by state of emergency measures, and the continued threat of terrorist attacks. The aftermath of the constitutional referendum in April...
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