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Saturday, June 30, 2018

Urban Policy Shapes The 'New Turkey'

Urban Policy Shapes The 'New Turkey'

Brennan Cusack

In 2013, arguably the largest wave of protests in the Turkey’s modern history started over a few trees. After years of urban initiatives transforming public space into private enterprise, Turks pushed back against a plan to transform Gezi Park in Istanbul’s central Taksim Square into another shopping mall.

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