Relevant Previous Publications by the Team: Powell, M., & Yörük, E. (2017). Straddling two continents and beyond three worlds? The case of Turkey’s welfare regime. New Perspectives on Turkey, 57, 85-114. doi:10.1017/npt.2017.30 Van Gils, Eske, and Erdem Yörük. “The World Bank’s social assistance recommendations for developing and transition countries: Containment of political unrest and mobilization of political support.” Current Sociology 65, no. 1 (2017): 113-132. Yıldırım, Kerem. “Personalistic Linkages and Persuasion in Turkish Party Politics.” In Contemporary Turkey at a Glance II, Springer, (2017): 53-69. Yörük, Erdem, and Hişyar Özsoy. “Shifting forms of Turkish state paternalism toward the Kurds: social assistance as “benevolent” control.” Dialectical anthropology 37, no. 1 (2013): 153-158. Yörük, Erdem. “Welfare provision as political containment: The politics of social assistance and the Kurdish conflict in Turkey.” Politics & Society 40, no. 4 (2012): 517-547. Yörük, Erdem, Çağıl Uluşahin and Arzucan Özgür, “Towards Building a Political Protest Database to Explain Changes in the Welfare State”, Proceedings of the 10th SIGHUM Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, and Humanities (LaTeCH), pages 106–110,Berlin, Germany, August 11, 2016.