Publications of Faculty Members

In English:


Akkan B. & Lepianka D. (2020), “Representative Justice in the European Normative Framework and Tensions with the National Political Discourses”, European Politics and Society 

Akkan B. (2020), “Home-land: Romanian Roma, Domestics Spaces and the State”, Ethnic and Racial Studies

Buğra A. (2020), “Politics of Social Policy in a Late Industrializing Country: The Case of Turkey”, Journal of Development and Change.

Yılmaz V. & Bilir Uslu M.K. (2020), “A rights-based Critique of the Turkish Mental Healthcare Reform: Deinstitutionalisation without Independent Living?”, Disability & Society.

Yılmaz V. & Aktas P. (2020), “The Making of a Global Medical Tourism Destination: From State-Supported Privatisation to State Entrepreneurialism in Healthcare in Turkey”, Global Social Policy.

Yılmaz V. (2020), “A Contextual Policy Analysis of the Cash Programme in a Humanitarian Setting: The Case of the Emergency Social Safety Net”, Disasters (Groningen Üniversitesi’nden Talita Çetinoğlu ile ortak yazarlı)

Yılmaz V. (2020). “Exploring Patient Experiences of the Internal Market for Healthcare Provision in Turkey: Publicness under Pressure”, Journal of Social Policy.

Akkan B ve Knijn T (2020) Mechanisms that impede justice. In Knijn T and Lepianka D (der.) Justice and Vulnerability in Europe: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Edward Elgar Publishing.

Akkan B ve Bugra A (2020) Education as a matter of justice. In Knijn T and Lepianka D (der. Justice and Vulnerability in Europe: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Edward Elgar Publishing.  



Yılmaz V. (2019).  Why Politics and Social Policy Matter for Shaping Humanitarian Assistance, The Social Policy Blog.

Akkan B. (2019), “An Egalitarian Politics of Care: Young Female Carers and the Intersectional Inequalities of Gender, Class and Age”Feminist Theory 


Akkan B. (2019) “Care as an inequality-creating phenomenon: an intersectional analysis of the care practices of young female carers in Istanbul”,  Journal of Gender Studies.

Yılmaz V. (2019).  “An Examination of Disability and Employment Policy in Turkey through the Perspectives of Disability NGOs and Policymakers”Disability & Society.

Yılmaz V. (2019). “The Emerging Welfare Mix for Syrian Refugees in Turkey: The Interplay between Humanitarian Assistance Programmes and the Turkish Welfare System”, Journal of Social Policy, n.d., 1–19.



Akkan B. (2018) “Politics of Care in Turkey: Sacred Familialism in a Changing Political Context”, Social Politics 25(1):72-91.

Akkan B. (2018) “Contested Agency of Young Carers Within Generational Order: Older Daughters and Sibling Care in Istanbul”, Child Indicators Research.

Akkan B., Müderrisoğlu S. Uyan-Semerci P. and Erdoğan E. (2018) “How do Children Contextualize their Well-being?: Methodological Insights from a Neighbourhood Based Qualitative Study in Istanbul”, Child Indicators Research, Special Issue Titled: Methodological Challenges and Practices of Undertaking Qualitative Research on Well-Being from Multinational Perspective 

Buğra, Ayşe. “Revisiting ‘Freedom in a Complex Society’: A View from the Periphery” in M. Brie and C. Thomasberger (eds.), Karl Polanyi’s Vision of a Socialist Transformation, 2018. Kanada, Black Rose Books. 

Yılmaz, Volkan. (2018) "Introduction: Social Policies and Social Inequalities in Contemporary Turkey’." The Journal of Research and Policy on Turkey.

Yılmaz, Volkan. (2018) "The Emerging Welfare Mix for Syrian Refugees in Turkey: The Interplay between Humanitarian Assistance Programmes and the Turkish Welfare System" The Journal of Social Policy



Akkan B., Deniz M. B. and Ertan M. (2017) “Romanization of Poverty: Spatial Stigmatization of Roma Neighbourhoods in Turkey”, Romani Studies, 27(1): 73-93. 


Buğra, Ayşe. 2017. “Social Policy and Different Dimensions of Inequality in Turkey: A Historical Overview”. Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, Volume 20, 2018 - Issue 4.

Yılmaz, V. The Politics of Healthcare Reform in Turkey. Palgrave Macmillan. 2017.

Yılmaz, Volkan. "Youth welfare policy in Turkey in comparative perspective: a case of ‘Denied Youth Citizenship’." Southeast European and Black Sea Studies (SSCI) 17.1 (2017): 41-55.

Uyan-Semerci P, Erdoğan E. Akkan B., Müderrisoğlu S., Karatay A.  (2017) ‘Contextualizing Subjective Well-being of Children in Different Domains: Does Higher Safety Provide Higher Subjective Well-being for Child Citizens?’, Children and Youth Services Review (available online 30 June 2017) 



Yilmaz, V. (2016). Youth welfare policy in Turkey in comparative perspective: a case of ‘Denied Youth Citizenship’, Southeast European and Black Sea Studies,


Buğra, Ayşe. “Philanthropy and the New Politics of Social Policy”, in B. Morvaridi (ed.), New Philanthropy and Social Justice, Bristol: Policy Press, 2015.

Buğra, Ayşe. “Hayek and Polanyi on Choice and Inevitability”, Teoria Politica (forthcoming) Nuova Serie, Annali V (2015). Fransızca çevirisi: Hayek et polanyi, sur le destin et le choix, Sociétés politiques comparées, 37 (sept.-déc. 2015).



Buğra, Ayşe “Revisiting the Wollstonecraft Dilemma in the Context of Conservative Liberalism: The Case of Female Employment in Turkey”, Social Politics (2013)

Candas, Aysen and Y. Silier. Quietly Reverting Public Matters into Private Troubles: Gendered and Class-Based Consequences of Care Policies in Turkey, Social Politics

Yılmaz, Volkan, “Changing Origins of Inequalities in Access to Health Care Services in Turkey: From Occupational Status to Income?,” New Perspectives on Turkey (indexed in SSCI), no. 48, 2013, pp. 53-75.

Yılmaz, Volkan, “Shared Responsibility, Shared Risk: Government, Markets and Social Policy in the Twenty-First Century”, (eds.) Hacker, J. S. and O’Leary, A., Political Studies Review, 11, 2013, pp. 464-465.



Ayşe Buğra ve Osman Savaşkan," (2012) Politics and class: The Turkish business environment in the neoliberal age," New Perspectives on Turkey, no.46 : 27-63.



Buğra, Ayşe and Ayşen Candaş (2011). "Change and Continuity Under an Eclectic Social Security Regime: The Case of Turkey." Middle Eastern Studies, 47 (3):515-528.

Yılmaz, Volkan, The Political Economy of Disability in Turkey: Disability and Social Policy Reform in Turkey, LAP, Lambert Academic Publishing, August 2011.

Yılmaz, Volkan, Şemsa Özar, Burcu Yakut-Çakar, Aslı Orhon and Pınar Gümüş, Research Project for the Development of a Cash Transfer Program for Widowed Women - Final Report, Ankara: Directorate for Social Assistance, 2011. (Also available in Turkish)



Buğra, Ayşe and Burcu Yakut Çakar (2010). "Structural Change, Social Policy Environment and Female Employment: The Case of Turkey." Development and Change, 41(3): 517-538.

Buğra, Ayşe and Ayşen Candaş (2010). “Solidarity Among Strangers: A Problem of Coexistence in Turkey.” Constellations, 17 (2): 293–311.

Yılmaz, Volkan, Aysen Candas, Burcu Yakut Cakar and Sevda Günseli, Inequalities in Turkey, Bogazici University Social Policy Forum, June 2010. (Full text available in Turkish)



Buğra, Ayşe, Fikret Adaman and Ahmet İnsel (2009). "Societal Context of Labor Union Strategy: The Case of Turkey." Labor Studies Journal, 34 (2): 168-188.



Buğra, Ayşe and Sinem Adar (2008). “Social Policy Change in Countries without Mature Welfare States: The Case of Turkey."  New Perspectives on Turkey, 38: 83-106.

Buğra, Ayşe (2008). "Poverty and Citizenship: A Case Study on Turkey." International Journal of Public Affairs, 4: 75-86.



Buğra, Ayşe (2007). “Poverty and Citizenship: An Overview of the Social Policy Environment in Republican Turkey.” International Journal of Middle East Studies, 39 (1): 33-52.

Buğra, Ayşe (2007). "Introduction." Ayşe Buğra and Kaan Ağartan (der.), Reading Karl Polanyi for the Twenty-First Century: Market Economy as a Political Project içinde, s. 1-13. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Buğra, Ayşe (2007). “Polanyi’s Concept of Double Movement and Politics in the Contemporary Market Society.” Ayşe Buğra and Kaan Ağartan (der.), Reading Karl Polanyi for the Twenty-First Century: Market Economy as a Political Project içinde, s.173-191. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.



Buğra, Ayşe and Çağlar Keyder (2006). “Turkish Welfare Regime in Transformation."  Journal of European Social Policy, 16 (3): 211-228.


In Turkish:


Yılmaz V. & Canbazer C. (2020), "Kamu Politikalarına Davranışsal Yaklaşım ve Türkiye'ye Yansımaları", Toplum ve Sosyal Hizmet.

Yılmaz V ve Yentürk N. (2020) Türkiye’de Sosyal Politika Alanının Dönüşümü ve Devletin Yeniden Dağıtımda Değişen Rolü. Tiryakoğlu M. (der. ) Devletle Kalkınma, İletişim Yayınları.



Yılmaz, Volkan. 2018. “Sosyal politika ve yaşlanma” Duben, Alan (der.) Yaşlılık Çalışmaları, İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları.

Yılmaz, Volkan. 2018. “Türkiye'de Sosyal Politika Alanının Dönüşümü” Nurhan Yentürk (der.) Sosyal Yardımlardan Güvenliğe Türkiye'nin Kamu Harcamaları (2006-2017), İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları.



Yılmaz, Volkan, & Yentürk, Nurhan. 2017. “Türkiye’de Kamu Sağlık Harcamalarının Tarihsel Seyri: Betimleyici bir Değerlendirme”, Toplum ve Hekim, 32, 4, 295-307.

Yılmaz, Volkan, & Yentürk, Nurhan. 2017. “Türkiye’de Engellilere Yönelik Kamu Harcamalarının On Yıllık Seyri”, Çalışma ve Toplum, 52, 1, 59-74.



Yılmaz, Volkan, Engellilik Üzerinden Eşitliği Yeniden Hayal Etmek: Bütünsel ve İlişkisel Bir Eşitlik Anlayışına Doğru (Reimagining Equality Through Disability: Towards a Holistic and Relational Understanding of Equality) in (ed.) Sosyal Hizmet ve Öteki (Social Work and the Other), Bağlam Yayınları, 2014.

Yılmaz, Volkan ve Burcu Oy, Türkiye’de Gençler ve Siyasi Katılım: Sosyo-Ekonomik Statü Fark Yaratıyor mu? (Young People and Political Participation in Turkey: Does Socio-Economic Status Make a Difference?), Istanbul Bilgi Universitesi Yayınları, 2014.

Yılmaz, Volkan, Nurhan Yentürk ve Yörük Kurtaran, Gençlere Yönelik Kamu Harcamalarını İzleme Kılavuzu (Monitoring Public Expenditures for Young People), Istanbul Bilgi University Press, 2014.

Yılmaz, Volkan, “Tarihsel Gelişimi ve Güncel İkilemleriyle Türkiye’de Engellilik ve Sosyal Politikalar,” in Altuntaş, B. (ed.) Dezavantajlı Gruplar ve Sosyal Politika, Nobel Yayıncılık, 2014.



Buğra, Ayşe ve Osman Savaşkan, " Türkiye'de Özel Sektör ve Siyaset,"  Perspectives, sayı:5 (2013): 26-30.

Yılmaz, Volkan, Burcu Yakut-Çakar, Gülçin Balamir Coşkun, Engelsiz Türkiye için Yolun Neresindeyiz? Mevcut Durum ve Öneriler (Towards a Barrier-Free Turkey: Where do We Stand? The Status Quo and Proposals), Sabancı University Press, 2013.

Yılmaz, Volkan, Türkiye’de Ruh Sağlığı Politikaları: Tespitler ve Öneriler (Mental Health Policies in Turkey: Overview and Recommendations), Ruh Sağlığında İnsan Hakları Girişimi Derneği Yayınları (Human Rights in Mental Health Initiative Publications), 2013.



Yılmaz, Volkan, Nurhan Yentürk, Engellilere Yönelik Harcamaları İzleme Kılavuzu (Monitoring Public Expenditures for the Disabled), Istanbul Bilgi University Press, November 2012.

Yılmaz, Volkan, “Eşit Yurttaşlık Yaklaşımından Sağlıkta Dönüşüm Programı” (Transformation in Health Program from the Perspective of Equal Citizenship), in Ülman, Y. I. and Artvinli, F. Bioethics in a Changing World, İstanbul: Türkiye Biyoetik Derneği (Turkish Bioethics Association), 2012, pp. 117-122.

Yılmaz, Volkan ve Aysen Candas, Türkiye’de Eşitsizlikler (Inequalities in Turkey), Istanbul: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, February 2012.



Buğra, Ayşe ve  Osman Savaşkan (2010). “Yerel Sanayi ve Bugünün Türkiye’sinde İş Dünyası.” Toplum ve Bilim, 118: 92-123.



Yılmaz, Volkan ve Burcu Yakut-Cakar, “Sınıf ve Vatandaşlık Ekseninde Türkiye’de Sosyal Yardım Politikalarını Yeniden Düşünmek” (Rethinking Social Assistance in Turkey through the Axes of Class and Citizenship), Toplum ve Demokrasi, Vol. 4, December 2009.

Yılmaz, Volkan, “Siyasi Örgütlenmelerde Genç Olmak: Kurtarmaya Giderken Yakalandıklarımız” (Being Young in Political Organizations), in Boyraz, C. (ed.) Gençler Tartışıyor: Siyasete Katılım, Sorunlar ve Çözüm Önerileri, TUSES publications, pp. 191-205, December 2009.



Buğra, Ayşe ve Çağlar Keyder (2007). "Önsöz." Ayşe Buğra ve Çağlar Keyder (der.), Bir Temel Hak Olarak Vatandaşlık Gelirine Doğru içinde, s.7-17. İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları.

Buğra, Ayşe ve N. Tolga Sınmazdemir. "Yoksullukla Mücadelede İnsani ve Etkin Bir Yöntem: Nakit Gelir Desteği." Ayşe Buğra ve Çağlar Keyder (der.),Bir temel Hak Olarak Vatandaşlık Gelirine Doğru içinde s.85-115. İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları.



Buğra, Ayşe (2006). "Türkiye'de Sağ ve Sosyal Politika." Toplum ve Bilim, no.106, s.43-68.

Buğra, Ayşe ve Çağlar Keyder (2006). "Önsöz." Ayşe Buğra ve Çağlar Keyder (der.), Sosyal Politika Yazıları içinde, s.7-19. İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları.