Publications

I am an author and (co)editor of numerous books, volumes, peer-reviewed journal articles, chapters, encyclopaedic entries and book reviews. Below is a list of my key publications since 2017. For a fuller list, please list visit my Google Scholar page. Visit the about page for more information on me.



‘A critique of the secularisation narrative among far-right politicians converting to Islam’, under review (with G Sibgatullina).

‘British Muslim university students on ‘Prevent’ and the ‘suspect community’ paradigm in UK higher education settings, under review (with J Marsden).

We are already 1-0 behind’: perceptions of Dutch Muslims on Islamophobia, securitization, and deradicalization’, under review (with L Welten).

‘ “Because they are women in a man’s world”: a critical discourse analysis of incel extremists and the stories they tell’, under review (with D Vink).

(2022) ‘Islamism’ in Ritzer, G. and Rojek, C. (eds.) Encyclopaedia of Sociology, Second Edition, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming.

(2021f) ‘Intersecting Globalisation, Islamophobia, Radicalization and Securitization’, in Bonino, S. and Ricucci, R. (eds.) Islam and Security in the West, Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave-Macmillan, forthcoming.

(2021e) ‘Afterword: A Clarion Call’, in Hussain, S. (ed). Society and Politics of Jammu and Kashmir, Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave-Macmillan, forthcoming.

(2021d) ‘A Nation Reimagined: The Suppression of Academic Freedom in Turkey’ in Watermeyer, R., Raaper R., and Olssen, M. (eds.) Handbook on Academic Freedom, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar (with A Zalta), forthcoming.

(2021c) Understanding Ethnic, Religious and Cultural Minorities in Turkey, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press (co-edited with Zalta, A. and Azak U.), forthcoming.

(2021b) ‘Islamist Radicalisation in a Spatial Context’, in Balzacq, T., Settoul, E. and Roy, R. (eds.) Radicalization in Theory and Practice: Pathways to National Security in Western Europe, Ann Arbor, Michigan: Michigan University Press, forthcoming.

(2021a) Countering Violent Extremism: The International Deradicalisation Agenda, London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, forthcoming

(2020f) ‘Terrorism’, in Sardar, Z. (ed.) Critical Muslim 35: Muslim Atlantic, London and New Delhi: Hurst: 73-87.

(2020e) ‘A Second Chance? Dutch Muslim Women on the Reintegration of Female Returnees from Islamic State’, Journal for Deradicalization 22: 155-187 (with A Kanhai).

(2020d) ‘Islamophobia as racialised biopolitics in the United Kingdom’, Philosophy and Social Criticism 46(5): 497-511 .

(2020c) ‘Conflict Perspective’, ‘Counterculture’, ‘Cultural Studies’, ‘Hizb ut Tahrir’, ‘Mecca’ and ‘Social Fact’, in Possamai, A. and Blasi, A.J. et al. (eds.) (2020) The Sage Encyclopedia of Sociology of Religion, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

(2020b) ‘The Nature and Extent of Countering Violent Extremism in the UK’, in von Hlatky, S. (ed.) Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorism: Assessing Domestic and International Strategies, Montreal, Quebec: McGill-Queens University Press.

(2020a) Far Right and Islamist Radicalisation in an Age of Austerity: A Review of Sociological Trends and Implications for Policy, The Hague: ICCT Policy Brief.

(2019d) Islamophobia and Radicalisation: A Vicious Cycle, London and New York: Hurst and Oxford University Press.

(2019c) ‘The impact of structural inequalities, integration, otherness and discrimination’, in Richards, A. et al. (2019) (ed.) Jihadist Terror: New Threats, New Responses, London and New York: IB Tauris.

(2019b) ‘Implementing ‘Prevent’ in Countering Violent Extremism in the UK: A Left-Realist Critique’, Critical Social Policy 39(3): 396-412.

(2019a) ‘Islamophobia as the Hidden Hand of Structural and Cultural Racism’, in Zempi, I. and Awan, I. (eds.) (2019) Routledge International Handbook on Islamophobia, Abingdon: Routledge.

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

(2018d) ‘Coffee’, in Sardar, Z. (ed.) Critical Muslim 26: Gastronomy, London and New Delhi: Hurst: 123-130.

(2018c) Book Review of S Janmohammed (2017) ‘Generation M: Young Muslims Changing the World’ (London: IB Tauris), in Sardar, Z. (ed.) Critical Muslim 25: Values, London and New Delhi: Hurst: 236-240.

(2018b) ‘Editorial’, as Guest Editor of the Special Edition, ‘Educating British Muslims: identity, religion and politics in a neoliberal era’, British Journal of Sociology of Education, 39(2): 161-165. 

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

(2017i) ‘Muslim education at the core and at the periphery’, in Daun, H. and Arjmand, R. (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 Turner, B.S. et al. (ed.) The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social TheoryOxford: Blackwell-Wiley.

(2017g) ‘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 Zalta, A.).

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

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

(2017d) ‘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.

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

(2017b) ‘Islamophobia and its Discontents’, in Santesso, E.M. and McClung, J. (eds.) Islam and Postcolonial Discourse: Purity and Hybridity, Abingdon: Routledge.

(2017a) Contemporary Turkey in Conflict: Ethnicity, Islam and Politics, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press and New York: Oxford University Press.