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Vol. 88, No. 2 (Summer 2021)
Arien Mack, Editor

Turkey has a checkered political history with respect to democracy and authoritarianism, but in the years since Erdogan came to power, the trend is clearly in the direction of authoritarianism. This, then, is the focus of the current issue, in which experts in the field of Turkish history and politics survey and attempt to analyze the alarming shifts taking place in the country. Future issues will explore similar trends first towards and then away from democratic order, for example in India. I am sure you, our readers, share with us the hope that at some point in the not-too-distant future, these shifts will once again be reversed.

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A Series of Discussions on the
Global Rise of Xenophobia

WINTER, 2021

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Vol. 88, No. 1 (Spring 2021)

In this special issue of Social Research, guest-edited by our board member Akeel Bilgrami, we explore a number of these facets of the concept of the commons, and confront not only the tragedy of its impending destruction by common neglect but its potential to transform the human lot through new means of collaboration and sharing. 

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