Concordia University

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Bengi Akbulut, PhD

Assistant Professor, Geography, Planning and Environment

Office: S-H 1255-43 
Henry F. Hall Building,
1455 De Maisonneuve W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2507
Email: bengi.akbulut@concordia.ca
Availability: Office Hours: Wed 11 am-1pm

Teaching activities

Courses Taught

ENVS 620 Adv Topics in Env Assessment: Economics for Environmentalists

GEOG 355-A Resource Analysis and Management

GEOG 398-B Special Topics in Geography: Ecological Economics


Publications

Edited Books

Neoliberal Turkey and its Discontents: Economic Policy and the Environment in the Justice and Development Party Era (co-edited with Fikret Adaman and Murat Arsel), I.B. Tauris: London.  

Book Chapters

“Commons Against the Tide: The Project of Democratic Economy”, in Adaman, F., Akbulut, B. & M. Arsel (eds) Neoliberal Turkey and its Discontents: Economic Policy and the Environment in the Justice and Development Party Era. I.B. Tauris: London, 2017.

“The Radioactive Inertia: Deciphering Turkey’s Anti-Nuclear Movement” (with Fikret Adaman and Murat Arsel), in Adaman, F.,Akbulut, B. & M. Arsel (eds) NeoliberalTurkey and its Discontents: Economic Policy and the Environment in the Justice and Development Party Era I.B. Tauris: London, 2017.

“ ‘A Few Environmentalists’? Interrogating The‘Political’ in the Gezi Park”, (with Fikret Adaman andMurat Arsel) in Adaman, F., Akbulut, B.& M. Arsel (eds) Neoliberal Turkey and its Discontents: Economic Policy and the Environment in the Justice and Development Party Era, I.B. Tauris: London, 2017.

“Commons”, In Spash, C.L. (ed) The Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics: Nature and Society. Routledge: Abingdon,2017.

 “ ‘A Few Trees’ in Gezi Park: Resisting the Spatial Politics of Neoliberalism in Turkey", In Sandberg, L. A., Bardekjian, A.& S. Butt (eds) Urban Forests, Trees,and Green Space: A Political Ecology Perspective. Earthscan/Routledge, 2014.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

“The Decimation and the Displacement of Development Economics” (with Yahya M. Madra and Fikret Adaman), Development and Change, 46 (4), 2015

“Environmentalism of the Malcontent: Anatomy of an Anti-Coal Power Plant Struggle in Turkey” (with Fikret Adaman and Murat Arsel), Journal of Peasant Studies, 42 (2),2015

“Neither Poor Nor Rich But “Malcontent”: An Anotomyof Contemporary Environmentalisms”, Marmara University Journal of Political Sciences, 2 (1), 2014

“Community-Based Resource Management in Turkey: ‘Je Participe, Tu Participes, Il Participe,…Ils Profitent’”, Development and  Change, 43 (5), 2012

“An Inquiry into Power and Participatory Natural Resource Management”(with Ceren İ. Soylu), Cambridge Journal of Economics, Special Issue on Environment, Sustainability and Heterodox Economics, 36 (5),2012    

Short Essays

“Development as Injustice: An Evaluation of Justice and Development Party’s Development Strategies”, Perspectives: Political Analysis andCommentary from Turkey, 13.15. (http://tr.boell.org/de/node/2675)

From Global Governance to Domestic Policies, They Keep ‘Missing Women’”, Perspectives: Political Analysis and Commentary from Turkey, 12.15. (http://tr.boell.org/de/2015/05/12/global-governance-domestic-policies-they-keep-missing-women)

“Hitting the Wall: Erdoğan’s construction-based, finance-led growthregime”, (with Fikret Adaman, Yahya M. Madra and Şevket Pamuk), The Middle East in London, April-May, 2014.

“The Unbearable Charm of Modernization: Growth Fetishism and the Making of State in Turkey” (with Fikret Adaman), Perspectives: Political Analysis and Commentary from Turkey, 5.13. (https://tr.boell.org/sites/default/files/perspectives_5_toplu_eng.pdf)

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