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Borlu Selected for Master’s Thesis and Dissertation Research Award

Posted: May 21, 2012

Yetkin Borlu’s research proposal been selected in the Master’s Thesis and Dissertation Research Award Competition by the Rural Sociology Society. In his dissertation research, Borlu is studying the socioeconomic transformation in Turkey in the 2000s that resulted with the loss of nearly 3,000,000 agricultural jobs. The particular focus of his research is the expansion of industrial maize production in this period and the related transformation in social dynamics from a development model based on rural welfare to a model based on competitive markets.