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CURRICULUM VITAE: B. Turam CV
2001 PhD. McGill University, Department of Sociology, Canada
Religion in International Affairs; The New Global Politics: Urban Contestation; Politics of Islam and Gender; Political Sociology: Senior Capstone Seminar in International Affairs
Political sociology, political ethnography, state-society relations, religion and politics, civil society and democratization in the Middle East, Muslim politics and secularism, Islam and gender politics.
Berna Turam. 2011. Turkiye’de Islam ve Devlet: Demokrasi, Etkilesim, Donusum. Istanbul: Bilgi Universitesi Yayinlari. (Turkish translation of Between Islam and the State)
Berna Turam. 2007. Between Islam and the State: the Politics of Engagement. Stanford University Press.
Books in Preparation
Berna Turam. Split Cities, Democratic Alliances: Urban Contestation from Istanbul to Berlin (to be submitted by Fall 2013; expected publication date Fall 2014)
Berna Turam. Gender of the State and Political reform in the Middle East. (edited book consists of papers accepted for the upcoming conference; October 24-25 2013; expected publication date 2015)
Selected Journal Articles
2012a. “Primacy of Space in Politics: Bargaining Space, Power and Freedom in an Istanbul neighborhood,” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research: 37 (2)
2012b. “Turkey Under AKP: Are Rights and Liberties Safe?” Journal of Democracy, 23 (1), January issue.
2009. "State and Society: Neither Lovers nor Haters," introduction to the Special Issue, entitled “Secular Muslims?” in Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, (29) 3, (guest editor with Monica Ringer)
2008. “Turkish Women Divided by Politics: Secular Activism versus Islamic Non- defiance” International Feminist Journal of Politics, 10 (4).
2004a. “The Politics of engagement between Islam and the state: ambivalences of civil society” British Journal of Sociology, vol. 55 (2)
Reprinted in Shahram Akbarzadeh (ed) 2006. Islam and Globalization. Routledge
2004b. “A bargain between the secular state and Turkish Islam: politics of ethnicity in Kazakhstan”, Nations and Nationalism, 10 (3).