The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be a top global subject due its economic, political, and security ramifications. Turkey, as a bridge in the Eurasian region, has a crucial role in world geopolitics due to new developments such as China's Belt and Road Initiative. Thus, there is a need to understand future scenarios for the post-pandemic world order with Turkey as a pivot point. Experts from different fields in Turkish academia present their cases in this book for a brave new world. The possible impacts of post-pandemic world order is discussed in reference to Turkey from different perspectives randing from economics to international relations to answer questions about how this new world will be designed.
Ahmet Salih İkiz works as faculty in political science and international relations at Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University.
Introduction: COVID-19: The Last Wake Up Call by Hasan Kazdağli
Chapter 1: The World after Corona: A Multilevel Approach by Emre Erdoğan
Chapter 2: Capitalism, Financial Liberalization and Monetary Economics: A Criticism of the System by Emre Alkin
Chapter 3: In the Wake of the Outbreak, Income Distribution and Poverty in Turkey by Ayşe Aylin Bayar and Öner Günçavdi
Chapter 4: Wealth Effects of New Tariff Measures During COVID-19 by Pınar Kaynak
Chapter 5: Global Questions, European Challenges, Turkish Tasks by Bahadır Kaleağasi
Chapter 6: Turkey US Relations Post-COVID 19 by Ahmet Salih İkiz
Chapter 7: Evolving Roles of China in the Middle East: Implications of COVID-19 Outbreak by Abdurrahim Sağir and Cengiz Mert Bulut
Chapter 8: Soft Power Pursuit During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Case of Turkish Foreign Policy by Göktuğ Sönmez and Murat Çemrek
Chapter 9: COVID-19 Impact on Turkish Foreign Policy by Huseyin Bağci and Ali Serdar Erdurmaz
Chapter 10: New World Order in Post-Pandemic Process and Turkey by Hüsamettin İnaç
This book is an interesting and up-to-date collection of interdisciplinary articles on the economic effects of COVID-19 in Turkey and the impact of COVID-19 on Turkish foreign policy and international relations. It is a must-read that I recommend to those who are interested in the current state of these topics.