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Selected Articles and Book Chapters


In English
2017
“Neoliberalism and the Spatial Politics in Contemporary Turkey”, in Contested Spaces in Contemporary Turkey: Environmental, Urban and Secular Politics. F. M. Göçek, ed. London: I.B. Tauris. June 2017.

“Commentary on the Trump Administrations’ Muslim Ban”, [ASA – Comparative Historical Policy Blog] 2017.

 2016
“Islam, Gender, Sexuality. International Sociological Association (ISA) Futures Forum Web Post, 26 April 2016.

2014
“State and Government in Today’s Turkey.” Turkish Review 4.3 (2014): 254-258.

“Archaeology, Middle East, Pre-History to 1250.” (with Fiona Greenland) Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa Orlando Patterson, J. Geoffrey Golson, eds. New York: Sage. (Forthcoming)

2013   
Parameters of a Postcolonial Sociology of the Ottoman Empire.Political Power and Social Theory 25 (2013): 73-104. Also Pp. 73-104 in Decentering Social Theory Julian Go, ed. London: Emerald Books

“Gender Equality.” (with Elizabeth Young) The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women New York: Oxford University Press.

2012   
Postcoloniality, the Ottoman past, the Middle East Present.” International Journal of Middle East Studies 44/3 (2012): 549-63.

The Ottoman Empire’s Negotiation of Western Liberal Imperialism.” (with Murat Özyüksel) Liberal Imperialism in Europe Matt Fitzpatrick, ed. London: Palgrave. 2012.

2011   
‘In Search of the ‘Righteous People:’ The Case of the Armenian Massacres of 1915.’ Pp. 33-50 in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue Jacques Semelin, Claire Andrew, Sarah Gensburger, eds. London: Hurst, 2011.

2010
“Pensee 2: Assessment of the Field.” International Journal of Middle East Studies 42/1: 6-7.

2008   
What is the Meaning of the Young Turk Revolution? A Critical Historical Assessment in 2008.” Istanbul University Political Science Faculty Journal XXXVIII (March 2008): 179-214.

Through a Glass Darkly: Consequences of a Politicized Past in Contemporary Turkey.The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 617 (May 2008): 88-106.

The Armenian Genocide” (with Donald Bloxham). Pp. 344-72 in The Historiography of Genocide. Dan Stone, ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 2008.

2007   
Nationalism as the Dangerous Underbelly of the Modern Turkish Republic.” Pp. 167-79 in Nationalism in Contemporary Europe. I. Pawel Karolewski and A. Marcin Suzycki, eds. London: Continuum Publishing House. 2007.

Hrant Dink (1957-2005): In Memoriam.” Published on 22 January 2007.

Turkish Historiography and the Unbearable Weight of 1915.” Pp. 337-68 in Cultural and Ethical Legacies of the Armenian Genocide. Richard Hovannisian, ed. New Jersey: Transaction Publishers. 2007.

A Unique Experiment on Understanding Turkish/Armenian Relations.” (with Gerard Libaridian) The Journal of the International Institute 15/1 (2007): 1-6.

2006   
Defining the Parameters of a Post-Nationalist Turkish Historiography the Case of the Anatolian Armenians.” Pp. 86-103 in Turkey beyond Nationalism: Towards Post-Nationalist Identities. Hans-Lukas Kieser, ed. I.B. Tauris. 2006.

Reading Genocide: Turkish Historiography on the Armenian Deportations and Massacres of 1915.” Pp. 101-127 in Middle East Historiographies: Narrating the Twentieth Century. Israel Gershoni, Amy Singer, Hakan Erdem, eds. Seattle: University of Washington Press. 2006.

2005   
Contemporary Turkey: A Country of Tense Coexistence.” Macalester International Journal XV (Winter 2005): 3-26.

“The Legal Recourse of Minorities in History: Eighteenth-Century Appeals to the Islamic Court of Galata.” Interdisciplinary Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 2005: 47-70.

Islam and Gender.” Pp. 7913-15 in Encyclopedia of Women in Islamic Cultures. Brill. 2005.

2003   
Reconstructing the Turkish Historiography on the Armenian Deaths and Massacres of 1915.” Pp. 209-30 in Looking Backward, Moving Forward. R. Hovannisian, ed. New Jersey: Transaction Publishers. 2003.

2002   
The Decline of the Ottoman Empire and the Emergence of Greek, Armenian, Turkish and Arab Nationalisms.” Pp. 15-83 in M. Göçek, ed. Social Constructions of Nationalism in the Middle East. SUNY Press. 2002.

Narrative, Gender and Cultural Representation in the Constructions of Nationalism in the Middle East.” Pp. 1-12 in M. Göçek, ed. Social Constructions of Nationalism in the Middle East. SUNY Press. 2002.

Discussing Genocide: Contextualizing the Armenian Experience in the Ottoman Empire.” (with Ronald Suny) The Journal of the International Institute 9/3 (2002): 1-11.

2001   
Islam and Gender.The International Encyclopedia for the Social and Behavioral Sciences N. Smelser, ed. (2001): 7913-7916.

Ottoman Imperial Control: the first Ottoman statistical survey of 1897” (with Şükrü Hanioğlu). Pp. 87-98 in Cultural Horizons in the Ottoman Empire and Turkish StateJayne Warner, ed. Isis Press: Istanbul. 2001.

Globalization’s Challenge: Four More Voices Join the Discussion.” (with Lawrence Root, Paul Edwards and Deba Dutta) The Journal of the International Institute 8/3 (2001): 1-11.

2000   
The Politics of History and Memory: A Multidimensional Analysis of the Lausanne Peace Conference (1922-23).” Pp. 207-228 in Histories of the Modern Middle East: New Directions. H. Erdem, I. Gershoni, U. Wokoeck, eds. Lynne Rienner Publishers: New York. 2000.

1999   
To veil or not to veil: the contested location of gender in contemporary Turkey.” Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies I/4 (Fall 1999): 521-535.

1998   
Political Cartoons as a Site of Representation and Resistance in the Middle East.” InPolitical Cartoons in the Middle East, Fatma Müge Göçek, ed. Princeton: Markus Wiener Publishers. 1998.

1997   
From Empire to Nation: Images of War and Gender in Ottoman Political Cartoons, 1908-1923.” In Billie Melman, ed. Borderlines: Genders and Identities in Peace and War (1880-1930) New York: Routledge. 1997.

The Legal Recourse of Minorities in History: Eighteenth-century Appeals to the Islamic Court of Galata.” In Princeton Papers in Near Eastern Studies vol. VII, 1997.

1996   
Women’s Experience in Ottoman Society through the Eighteenth Century Galata Court Records.” (with Marc Baer) In Women in the Ottoman Empire, M. Zilfi, ed. Leiden: Brill. 1996.

1995   
Population Transfers in Mediterranean History: The Ottoman Empire in the Fourteenth – Seventeenth Centuries.” The Mediterranean Historical Review 68: 1995.

Whither Historical Sociology? A Review Essay.Historical Methods 28/2(Spring 1995): 107-116.

1994
From Gender to the Third-World: Extending Standpoint Theory to the Experience of the Oppressed.Center for Research on Social Organization Working Paper Series #521, Feburary 1994.

Ottoman Provincial Transformation in the Distribution of Power.” In Scripta Hierosolymitana XXXV: Studies in Ottoman History, A. Cohen and Amy Singer, eds., Jerusalem: The Magnes Press of Hebrew University. 1994.

An Archival Source for Locating Women in Middle Eastern History: Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Inheritance Registers.” In Vie materielle et patrimonies dans l’Empire ottoman, Jean-Paul Pascual, ed., Paris: Presses du CNRS. 1994.

Reconstructing Gender in the Middle East through Voice and Experience.” (with Shiva Balaghi). Pp. 1-22 in Reconstructing Gender in the Middle East: Tradition, Identity, and Power, F. Müge Göçek and S. Balaghi, eds. New York: Columbia University Press. 1994.

1993   
Ethnic Segmentation, Western Education, and Political Outcomes: Nineteenth Century Ottoman Society.Poetics Today 14/3 (Fall 1993): 507-538.

The Social Construction of an Empire: Ottoman State under Suleiman the Magnificent.” Pp. 93-108 in Suleiman the Second and His Time, H. Inalck and C. Kafadar, eds. Istanbul: Isis Press. 1993.

Shifting the Boundaries of Literacy: Introduction of Western-style Education to the Ottoman Empire.” Pp. 267-88 in Literacy: Interdisciplinary Conversations, D. Keller-Cohen, ed. Princeton: Hampton Press. 1993.

Ottoman Archival Information on the Jews: The Inheritance Register of the Chief Rabbi of Galata (1770).” Pp. 705-16 in The Jews of the Ottoman Empire, A. Levy, ed. Princeton: Darwin Press. 1993.

1992   
Women of the Middle East: A Handbook for Secondary Schools (with S. Balaghi and B. Barlow). Ann Arbor: Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, University of Michigan. 1992.

1990   
Encountering the West: French Embassy of Yirmisekiz Çelebi Mehmed Efendi, 1720-1721.” Pp. 79-84 in Social and Economic History of Turkey and the Ottoman Empire, H. Lowry and R. Hattox, eds. Istanbul: Isis Press. 1990.

1986-1996   
Articles “Makhredj,” “Masraf Defteri,” “Mensukhat,” “Mewkufatç,” “Mewlewiyet,” “Muhallefat,” “Musadara,” “Mülazemet,” “Mültezim,” “Müsellem,” “Nafir,” “Shenlik.” In The Encyclopedia of Islam, New Edition. Leiden: Brill. 1986-1996.

In French

2008   
A la Recherche des Justes: Le Cas Armenien (In Search of the Just Ones: the Armenian Case)” Pp. 53-70 in La Resistance aux Genocides: de la pluralite des actes de sauvetage (Resistance to Genocides: On the Plurality of Acts of Rescue). Jacques Semelin, Claire Andrieu and Sarah Gensburger, eds. Paris: Sciences Politiques Les Presses. 2008.

In Turkish

2011
“Dünyanın Bildiği, Türkiye’nin Bilmediği: Ermeni Meselesindeki Bilgi Birikimine Sosyolojik Bir Yaklaşım (What the World Knows but Turkey Does Not: A Sociological Analysis of the Accumulation of Knowledge on the Armenian Issue. ” Pp. 43-56 inİmparatorluğun Çöküş Döneminde Osmanlı Ermenileri: Bilimsel Sorumluluk ve Demokrasi Sorunları (Ottoman Armenians during Imperial Decline: Democratic Issues and Scientific Responsibility) İstanbul: Bigi University Publications, 2011.

2006   
Türkiye’de Çoğunluk, Azınlık ve Kimlik Anlayışı (Turkish Conceptualizations of Identity Construction, Minorities and the Dominant Majority).” In Türkiye Cumhuriyetinde Azınlık ve Çoğunluk Tartışmaları (Debates on the Composition of the Majority and Minorities in the Turkish Republic). İstanbul: TESEV Publications. 2006.

2003   
Osmanlı İmparatorluğunda Türk Milliyetçiliğinin Doğuşu (The Emergence of Turkish Nationalism in the Ottoman Empire.” In The Encyclopedia of Turkish Nationalism.İstanbul: İletişim. Winter 2003.

2002   
The Critical Approach in International Relations: the case of Turkey” In International Relations of the Turkish Republic. Istanbul: Marmara University Publications. 2002.

2000   
Osmanlı Ermenilerinin Gündelik Hayatlarına Bir Bakış: XVIII. Yüzyıl İstanbul’unda Ermeni Esnafları .” A Perspective on the Everyday Lives of Ottoman Armenians: Armenian Artisans in 18th century Istanbul” Osmanlı (2000): 555-62.


Book Reviews

2017
Nicole Stokes-DuPass and Ramona Fruja. “Citizenship, Belonging and Nation-States in the Twenty-first Century.” (with Tiffany Chuang). Contemporary Sociology. Forthcoming.

Para Dhossa “Afghanistan Remembers: Gendered Narrations of Violence and Culinary Practices.” International Journal of Comparative Sociology Forthcoming.

Ronald Grigor Suny “They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else: A History of the Armenian Genocide.” Turkish Review. Forthcoming.

Vicken Cheterian “Open Wounds: Armenians, Turks, and a Century of Genocide.” Journal of the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association. Forthcoming.

2015
Amelie Le Renard “A Society for Young Women: Opportunities of Place, Power and Reform in Saudi Arabia”” Social Forces April 2015.

Dana Sajdi “The Barber of Damascus: Nouveau Literacy in 18th Century Levant”” 18th Century Studies 49/1 (2015): 99-102.

Doğan Gürpınar “Ottoman/Turkish Visions of the Nation, 1860-1950.” American Historical Review (AHR) 120/1 (2015): 363.

2013
Raymond Kevorkian “The Armenian Genocide: A Complete History.” (with Dzovinar Derderian). English Historical Review (EHR) 128/533 (August 2013): 998-1000.

Nader Sohrabi “Revolution and Constitutionalism in the Ottoman Empire and Iran.American Historical Review (AHR) 118 (June 2013): 971-2.

2012
Carter Findley “Turkey, Islam, Nationalism and Modernity: A History, 1789-2007.” International Journal of Middle East Studies (IJMES) 44(2012): 833-34.

2011
Amy Mills “Streets of Memory: Landscape, Tolerance and National Identity in Istanbul.”  (with José H. Bortoluci). Nationalities Papers.  39/4 (2011): 639-41.

2010   
Ryan Gingeras “The Sorrowful Shores: Violence, Ethnicity and the End of the Ottoman Empire.Nationalities Papers: Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity 38/5 (2010): 765-7.

Karen Barkey “Empire of Difference: The Ottomans in Comparative Perspective.American Journal of Sociology 116: 2 (September 2010): 705-7.

2006   
Greta Lynn Uehling “Beyond Memory: The Crimean Tatars’ Deportation and Return.”American Journal of Sociology 112: 2 (September 2006): 238-40.

Jenny B. White “Islamist Mobilization in Turkey: A Study in Vernacular Politics.IJMES 28 (2006): 149-151.

2002   
Charles Issawi “Cross-Cultural Encounters and Conflicts.” Middle East Studies Association Bulletin (Fall 2002).

2000   
Margaret Merriwether “The Kin Who Count: family and society in Ottoman Aleppo, 1770-1840.” Middle East Journal 54:4 (Fall 2000): 671-2.

1999   
Diane Singerman and Homa Hoodfar “Development, Change and Gender in Cairo: a view from the household.” (with Michael Fahy). The Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology 36/2 (May 1999): 308-11.

1998   
Hilmar Kaiser “Imperialism, Racism, and Development Theories: The Construction of a Dominant Paradigm on Ottoman Armenians.Armenian Forum I/2 (Summer 1998): 151-3.

Annabelle Sreberny-Mohammadi and Ali Mohammadi, “Small Media, Big Revolution: communication, culture and the Iranian revolution.Middle East Studies Association Bulletin 32/1 (Summer 1998): 107-8.

Deniz Kandiyoti, ed. “Gendering the Middle East: emerging perspectives.” Center for Iranian Research and Analysis 14/2 (September 1998): 63-5.

M.Şükrü Hanioğlu “The Young Turks in Opposition.” Studia Islamica 88 (1998): 218-21.

1996   
Traian Stoianovich, “Balkan Worlds: The First and Last Europe.” Contemporary Sociology 25/2 (1996): 215-6.

Karen Barkey, “Bandits and Bureaucrats: the Ottoman Route to State Centralization.” (with Esra Özyürek) Turkish Studies Association Bulletin (Fall 1996): 75-9.

1993   
Abraham Ashkenasi, “Palestinian Identities and Preferences: Israel’s and Jerusalem’s Arabs,” and Ghada Hashem Talhami “Palestine and Egyptian National Identity.”Contemporary Sociology 22/ 4 (1993): 509-11.

1992   
Daniel Goffman, “Izmir and the Levantine World, 1550-1650.International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 24/4 (November 1992): 684-5.

Serif Mardin, “Religion and Social Change in Modern Turkey” and Richard Tapper, ed. “Islam in Modern Turkey: Religion, Politics and Literature in a Secular State.” Middle East Journal 46/3 (Summer 1992): 505-7.

1991   
Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, “Chief Instructor Ishak Efendi: Pioneer of Modern Science in Turkey,” and Sükrü Hanioglu, “The Era of Doctor Abdullah Cevdet, Founder of the Union and Progress Committee in Turkey.” Asian and African Studies 25/3 (1991): 297-9.

1990   
Haim Gerber, “Economy and Society in an Ottoman City: Bursa, 1600-1700.” International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 23/1 (1990): 125-6.