I am an author of 3 books, and editor and co-editor of 11 others. Reviews of a number of these books, including his most recent, Contemporary Turkey in Conflict: Ethncity, Islam and Politics, can be found here. I have also authored and co-authored numerous articles in specialist journals and collections. These scholarly publications are in a range of fields, including ethnicity, identity, religion, politics and culture. Below is a list of my publications since 2015.


(2017x) ‘Muslim education at the core and at the periphery’, in Holger Daun (ed.) International Handbook of Islamic Education, New York: Springer, forthcoming.

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

(2017x) ‘Narrating Anti-Semitism in Historical and Contemporary Turkey’, in Jonathan Adams and Cordelia Heß (eds.) Antisemitism: Continuity and Change from the Middle Ages to the Present Day, Abingdon: Routledge, forthcoming (with B Davletov).

(2017c) ‘The “Trojan Horse” Plot and the Fear of Muslim Power in British State Schools’, Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, iFirst.

(2017b) ‘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.

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

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

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

(2016f) ‘France: Learning the Lessons of Nice’, RUSI Newsbrief 36(5): 6-8.

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

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

(2016c) ‘Islamophobia and its Discontents’, in Esra Mirze Santesso and James McClung (eds.) Islam and Postcolonial Discourse: Purity and Hybridity, Abingdon: Routledge, in press.

(2016b) ‘Turkey at the Margins of the European Union’, Lafz Magazine, June.

(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).