In this groundbreaking book, Richard Peres tells the behind the scenes story of Dr. Merve Kavakci's run for parliament and her famous walk into the Grand National Assembly. In the ensuing days, months and years, Merve Kavakci was vilified by the government, military and media, and became an active campaigner for women's right to dress in the way they feel that their religion requires within the public sphere.
January 15
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Dr. Daryl Harris
Dr. Daryl Harris, Chair, Department of Political Science
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