About the Author
Dr Olgu Karan is Assistant Professor in Sociology at Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey. He obtained his PhD at London Metropolitan University’s Working Lives Research Institute where he conducted the research titled “Collective Resource Mobilisation for Economic Survival within the Turkish Speaking Communities in London” supervised by Dr Leroi Henry and Professor Allan Williams. Dr Karan received his BA degree in Political Science from Bilkent University and MA degree in Political Sociology from the Dalarna University in Falun. His research interests include social exclusion, social movements, and development.