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In recent years, China’s leaders have taken decisive action to transform information, communications, and technology (ICT) into the nation’s next pillar industry. In Networking China, Yu Hong offers an overdue examination of that burgeoning sector’s political economy. Hong focuses on … Continue reading

The July coup attempt in Turkey brought up memories of the country’s long history with military uprisings and the related role that coup plots—real, alleged, and imagined—play in the country’s everyday politics. Today’s Turkish demand that the U.S. detain Fethullah … Continue reading

Today, the government of Turkey asked the United States to detain Fethullah Gulen, a Sunni Muslim cleric who left Turkey in 1999 and currently lives in rural Pennsylvania. Gulen’s ongoing presence in the U.S., always a point of contention with … Continue reading

By Dawn Durante, Acquisitions Editor The University of Illinois Press is pleased to share the news that Elora Halim Chowdhury is the new editor of the Dissident Feminisms series. Dr. Chowdhury is Associate Professor and Chair of Women’s and Gender … Continue reading