I am an author of three books, and editor and co-editor of 11 others. Reviews of a number of these books, including his most recent, Contemporary Turkey in Conflict: Ethnicity, Islam and Politics, can be found here. I have also authored and co-authored over 65 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and encyclopaedic entries. I have an h-index of 23. These scholarly publications are in a range of social science fields, including ethnic relations, religion and politics, and radicalisation. Below is a list of my publications since 2015.


(2018d) Political Muslims: Understanding Youth Resistance in the Global Context, New York: Syracuse University Press + introduction + conclusion, forthcoming (co-written and co-edited with S Hamid).

(2018c) ‘The Nature and Extent of Countering Violent Extremism in the UK’, in Stéfanie von Hlatky (ed.) Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorism: Assessing Canada’s Domestic and International Strategies, Ottowa: University of Ottowa Press, forthcoming.

(2018b) ‘Islamist extremist identities in a spatial context’, in Olivier Roy, Thierry Balzacq and Elyamine Settoul (eds.) Radicalization in Theory and Practice: Pathways to National Security in Western Europe, Ann Arbor: Michigan, Michigan University Press, forthcoming.

(2018a) ‘Narrating Anti-Semitism in Historical and Contemporary Turkey’, in Jonathan Adams and Cordelia Heß (eds.) The Medieval Roots of Antisemitism: Continuities and Discontinuities from the Middle Ages to the Present Day, Abingdon: Routledge, forthcoming (with B Davletov).

(2017h) ‘Muslim education at the core and at the periphery’, in Holger Daun and Reza Arjmand (eds.) International Handbook of Islamic Education, New York: Springer.

(2017g) ‘Imagined Communities; Plural Society; Post-Industrial Society; Racism; Rahman, Fazlur; Rex, John; Toynbee, Arnold Joseph’, in Bryan S Turner et al. (ed.) The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social TheoryOxford: Blackwell-Wiley, forthcoming.

(2017f) ‘You Cannot Talk About Academic Freedom in Such an Oppressive Environment’: the perceptions of We Will Not Be a Party to This Crime! petition signatories’, Turkish Studies, 18(4): 624-643 (with A Zalta).

(2017e) ‘Ethnicity and Politics in Contextualising Far Right and Islamist Extremism’, Perspectives on Terrorism 11(3): 54-61.

(2017d) ‘The “Trojan Horse” Plot and the Fear of Muslim Power in British State Schools’, Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs 37(4): 426-411.

(2017c) ‘Understanding the nature of online extremist narratives’, The Challenge of Jihadist Radicalisation, published by the European Policy Centre (Brussels) in association with European Foundation for Democracy and the Counter-Terrorism Project, pp. 90-100.

(2017b) ‘The Global Characteristics of Radicalisation and Violent Extremism’. Written evidence to APPG Inquiry into Building Resilience to Radicalisation in MENA, 14 February.  

(2017a) ‘Islamophobia and its Discontents’, in Esra Mirze Santesso and James McClung (eds.) Islam and Postcolonial Discourse: Purity and Hybridity, Abingdon: Routledge.

(2016g) ‘Western European Muslims between Islamophobia and Radicalisation’, in Erich Kolig and Malcolm Voyce (eds.) Muslim Integration, Pluralism and Multiculturalism in the WestMaryland: Lexington.

(2016f) ‘Determining a Newfound European Islam’, International Journal of Public Theology 10(3): 324-337.

(2016c) (ed.) Muslim Diasporas in the West: Critical Readings in Sociology, four volumes, London and New York: Routledge (Major Works Series) + introduction.

(2016b) Contemporary Turkey in Conflict: Ethnicity, Islam and Politics, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press and New York: Oxford University Press.

(2016a) ‘Perspectives on ethno-national conflict among Kurdish families with members in the PKK’, Terrorism and Political Violence, 28(2): 297-315 (with IH Yigit).

(2015e) ‘Introduction: Sun and the Shadow’, and associate editor, Critical Muslim 16: Turkey, London: Hurst and Delhi: Oxford University Press (with Z Sardar).

(2015d) ‘Limits of UK Counter-Terrorism Policy: Implications for Islamophobia and Far Right Extremism’, International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Law, special issue on ‘Islamophobia and Crime – anti-Muslim demonising and racialised targeting’ edited by Scott Poynting, 4(3): 16-29 (with I Awan).

(2015c) ‘Islamophobia and the Darkness of Western Europe’, Reviews & Critical Commentary, Columbia University Council for European Studies, 10 August.

(2015b) ‘La crisis de la radicalización en Europa occidental’, Vanguardia Dossier (El islam en Europa), Barcelona:, 56: 34-37.

(2015a) ‘Scenes from Gezi Park: localisation, nationalism and gobalistion in Turkey’, City: analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action 19(1): 61-76 (with IH Yigit).