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Image of the cover of "Women in Turkey: Silent consensus in the age of Neoliberalism and Islamic conservatism"

DU Associate Professor of Economics Yavuz Yasar received the 2021 Suraj Mal and Shyama Devi Agarwal Book Prize along with Gamze Çavdar, Associate Professor of Political Science at Colorado State University, for their co-authored book. Through economic and political analysis, "Women in Turkey: Silent Consensus in the Age of Neoliberalism and Islamic Conservatism" (Routledge) investigates how the lives of women in Turkey have been transformed in line with market principles of neoliberalism as well as the Islamic conservative principles of the ruling government of Justice and Development Party since 2002.

Watch the introduction to the award ceremony below to learn more about the prize and why Yasar and Çavdar's book was chosen.

2021 IAFFE Annual Conference

Suraj Mal and Shyama Devi Agarwal Book Prize Award Ceremony