Unravelling the Social Formation: Free Trade, the State and Business Associations in Turkey (Studies in Critical Social Sciences) (Paperback)

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In Unravelling the Social Formation: Free Trade, the State and Business Associations in Turkey, Akif Avci examines the role of business associations and the state in Turkey in analysing the dialectical relationship between global free trade and Turkish social formation since 2002.

The manuscript constructs three-levels of analysis based on the social relations of production, forms of state and world order. It explores the class characteristics of the business associations, the role of the Turkish state in the process of integration into global capitalism, and at the same time, internalisation of the global class relations inside Turkey. It offers a fresh neo-Gramscian evaluation of theories of imperialism, and of the uneven and combined development (U&CD) framework for understanding social formation.

Akif Avci is Doctor of International Political Economy at Osmaniye Korkut Ata University. He has published articles in different journals, such as the Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, Capital & Class, and New Middle Eastern Studies.
Product Details ISBN: 9781642598193
ISBN-10: 1642598194
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publication Date: May 2nd, 2023
Pages: 207
Language: English
Series: Studies in Critical Social Sciences