Peer-Reviewed Publications

Candan Turkkan (2023) Screening for eligibility: access and resistance in Istanbul’s food banks. Journal of Cultural Economy. URL:

Candan Turkkan (2022) Different Forms of Embeddedness at Istanbul’s Bazaars and Farmers Markets. Sosyoloji Araştırmaları Dergisi, 25(2), 235-253. URL:

Candan Turkkan (2021) What is the Alternative? Insights from Istanbul’s food networks. Food, Culture & Society. DOI: 10.1080/15528014.2021.1960004

Candan Turkkan (2021) Who is “deserving” of aid? Subject-formation in Istanbul’s food banks. Food, Culture & Society, 24(3), 464-480. DOI: 10.1080/15528014.2021.1884419

Wasteful or sensible? Donor imageries in İstanbul’s food banks. (2020) New Perspectives on Turkey, 62, 51-73. doi:10.1017/npt.2020.8

Melanie S. Tanielian, The Charity of War: Famine, Humanitarian Aid and World War I in the Middle East, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2018, xiii 350 pages. (2020) New Perspectives on Turkey, 63, 243-246. doi:10.1017/npt.2020.17

Clean foods, motherhood and alternative food networks in contemporary Istanbul (2019) Gender, Place & Culture, 26:2, 181-202. DOI: 10.1080/0966369X.2018.1552562

Feeding the global city: urban transformation and urban food supply chain in 21st-century Istanbul (2020) Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability, 13:1, 13-37. DOI: 10.1080/17549175.2018.1515785

“What is Being Sustained? Sustainability and Food Exchange Sites: A Case Study of Istanbul”. In Women, Urbanization and Sustainability: Practices of Survival, Adaptation and Resistance. Anita Lacey (ed.). Palgrave Macmillian, 2017.

How is the City Fed? Food, Biopower and Precarity (original title: Kent Nasıl Beslenir? Gıda, Biyoiktidar ve Güvencesizlik). (March 2016) Modus Operandi no.4: Istanbul, Turkey.

Magdalena Crăciun. Material Culture and Authenticity: Fake Branded Fashion in Europe. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2014, vi 176 pages. (2014) New Perspectives on Turkey, 51, 153-156. doi:10.1017/S0896634600006774

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