Queering Commons in Turkey
Cenk Özbay is associate professor of sociology and gender studies at Sabanci University. He received his PhD from the University of Southern California. His books include Yeni Istanbul Calismalari (2014), The Making of Neoliberal Turkey (2016), and Queering Sexualities in Turkey: Gay Men, Male Prostitutes and the City (2017). He is currently working on his new book project about retail work, shopping malls, class, gender, and sexuality in Istanbul.
Evren Savcı is assistant professor of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at Yale University. Her work on the intersections of language, knowledge, sexual politics, neoliberalism, and religion has appeared in the Journal of Marriage and the Family, Ethnography, Sexualities, Political Power and Social Theory, and Theory & Event. She is the coeditor of PPST special issue “Perverse Politics? Feminism, Anti-Imperialism, Multiplicity.” She is currently finishing her first book, “Queer in Translation: Sexual Politics under Neoliberal Islam.”
Cenk Özbay, Evren Savcı; Queering Commons in Turkey. GLQ 1 October 2018; 24 (4): 516–521. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/10642684-6957870
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