Selected Recent Publications
LaToya Eaves, Banu Gökarıksel, Mike Hawkins, Christopher Neubert & Sara Smith (2023) "Political geographies of discomfort feminism: introduction to the themed intervention," Gender, Place & Culture, DOI: 10.1080/0966369X.2023.2169256
Banu Gökarıksel and Anna Secor, “The Space of Encounter and the Making of Difference: The Entangled Lives of Alevi and Sunni Neighbors in Turkey,” Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers (published online in November 2022).
Banu Gökarıksel and Anna Secor, “Uneasy Neighbors: The Making of Sectarian Difference and Alevi Precarity in Urban Turkey,” International Journal of Middle East Studies 1-17. doi:10.1017/S0020743822000162 (published online in May 2022)
Devran Koray Öcal and Banu Gökarıksel, “Grounding Religious Geopolitics: The Everyday Counter-Geopolitical Practices of Turkish Mosque Communities in Germany,” Geoforum, 129, 151-160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2022.01.011 (published online in February 2022)
With FLOCK “Student-led Activism for Racial Justice: Ruptures I, Pedagogy and Transformation at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill” ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies vol.20, no. 5 (Nov 22), https://acme-journal.org/index.php/acme/article/view/1918
Christine Schenk, Banu Gökarıksel and Negar E. Behzadi eds. 2022 Special Issue: Security, Violence, and Mobility: The Embodied and Everyday Politics of Negotiating Muslim Femininities, Political Geography.
Banu Gökarıksel, Michael Hawkins, Christopher Neubert, and Sara Smith eds. Feminist Geography Unbound: Discomfort, Bodies, and Prefigured Futures, for Gender, Feminism, and Geography Book Series edited by Jennifer Fluri and Amy Trauger. West Virginia University Press. (February 2021)
Michelle Eirini Padley and Banu Gökarıksel, “Affective Politics of Policy Making Spaces” Emotions, Space and Society, 39, (published online on 23 April 2021) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.emospa.2021.100792
Pallavi Gupta, Banu Gökarıksel, and Sara Smith, “The Politics of Saving Muslim Women: Gendered Geolegality, Security, And Territorialization in India,” Political Geography https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2020.102257 (published online on 25 September 2020)
Banu Gökarıksel and Anna Secor, 2020. “Beyond the Symbolism of the Headscarf: The Assemblage of Veiling and the Headscarf as a Scriptive Thing,” in Vasudha Narayanan ed, The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Religion and Materiality, 328-340. Wiley Blackwell: Hoboken, NJ.
Banu Gökarıksel, 2020. “Reflection: Body Space/City Space: Veiling as an Embodied Spatial Practice,” in Andrew Janiak ed. Space: A History, 52-62. Oxford University Press: New York. DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199914104.003.0003
Kamila Klingorova and Banu Gökarıksel, 2019. “Auto-photographic Study of Everyday Emotional Geographies” Area https://doi.org/10.1111/area.12537 (published online on 03 March 2019)
Banu Gökarıksel, Christopher Neubert, and Sara Smith, 2019. “Demographic Fever Dreams: Fragile Virility and Population Politics in the Rise of the Global Right,” Signs 44, 3: 561-587.
Banu Gökarıksel and Anna Secor, 2019. “Affective geopolitics: Anxiety, pain, and ethics in the encounter with Syrian refugees in Turkey,” Environment and Planning C, DOI: 10.1177/2399654418814257 (published online on 17 December 2018)
Kamila Klingorova and Banu Gökarıksel, 2017. “ ‘God was with me everywhere’: Women’s embodied practices and everyday experiences of sacred space,” Gender, Place, & Culture. DOI 10.1080/0966369X.2017.1398138 (published online on 13 November 2017)
Banu Gökarıksel and Sara Smith, 2017. “Intersectional Feminism Beyond U.S. Flag Hijabs and Pussy Hats in Trump’s America,” Gender, Place, & Culture, 24, 5:628-644. DOI: 10.1080/0966369X.2017.1343284 (published online on 6 July 2017)
Banu Gökarıksel and Anna Secor, 2017. “Devout Muslim Masculinities: The Moral Geographies and Everyday Practices of Being Men,” Gender, Place, & Culture, 24, 3, 381-402. DOI: 10.1080/0966369X.2017.1314948 (published online on 29 April 2017)
Banu Gökarıksel and Anna Secor, 2016. “The post-Islamist problematic: questions of religion and difference in everyday life”. Social & Cultural Geography, 1–20. http://doi.org/10.1080/14649365.2016.1210669
Sara Smith (lead editor), Nathan Swanson, and Banu Gökarıksel, 2016. Special Section: Territory, Bodies, and Borders, Area, 48, 3.
Banu Gökarıksel and Sara Smith, 2016. “Making America great again”?: The fascist body politics of Donald Trump. Political Geography. doi:10.1016/j.polgeo.2016.07.004.
Banu Gökarıksel and Anna Secor, 2015. “Postsecular geographies and the problem of pluralism: Religion and everyday life in Istanbul, Turkey,” Political Geography, 46. doi:10.1016/j.polgeo.2014.10.006
Banu Gökarıksel and Anna Secor, 2015. “Islam on the catwalk,” in Stan Brunn ed. Changing World Religion Map, March, Volume 4, Chapter 11.6. Springer: New York and London.
Banu Gökarıksel and Anna Secor, 2014. “The Veil, Desire, and the Gaze: Turning the Inside Out,” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 40, 1, 177-200.
Banu Gökarıksel and Anna Secor, 2013. ‘”You can’t know how they are inside”: The Ambivalence of Veiling and Discourses of the Other in Turkey,” in Peter Hopkins, Lily Kong, and Elizabeth Olson eds. Religion and Place: Landscape, Politics, and Piety. 2013. Springer Press: Dordrecht.
Banu Gökarıksel, 2012. “The Intimate Politics of Secularism and the Headscarf: The Mall, the Neighborhood, and the Public Square in Istanbul” Gender, Place, and Culture, 19, 1, 1-20.
Banu Gökarıksel and Anna Secor, 2012. “‘Even I Was Tempted:’ The Moral Ambivalence and Ethical Practice of Veiling-Fashion in Turkey,” Annals of the Association of American Geographers, DOI:10.1080/00045608.2011.601221
Banu Gökarıksel and Ellen McLarney eds. 2010. Special Issue: “Muslim Women, Consumer Capitalism and Islamic Culture Industry” Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies, 2010, 6, 3. http://inscribe.typepad.com/inscribe_journal/2010/07/muslim-women-consumer-capitalism-and-the-islamic-culture-industry.html
Banu Gökarıksel and Ellen McLarney, 2010. “Introduction: Muslim Women, Consumer Capitalism and Islamic Culture Industry” Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies, 2010, 6, 3, 1-18.
Banu Gökarıksel and Anna Secor, 2010. “Between Fashion and Tesettür: Marketing and Consuming Women’s Islamic Dress” Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies, 2010, 6, 3, 118-148.
Banu Gökarıksel and Anna Secor, 2010. “Islamic-ness in the Life of a Commodity: Veiling-Fashion in Turkey” Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 2010, 35, 313-333.
Banu Gökarıksel, 2009. “Beyond the officially sacred: religion, secularism, and the body in the production of subjectivity,” September 2009, Social and Cultural Geography, 10, 6, 657-674.
Banu Gökarıksel and Anna Secor, 2009. “New transnational geographies of Islamism, capitalism and subjectivity: The veiling-fashion industry in Turkey”, 2009, Area, 41, 1, 6-18.
Banu Gökarıksel, 2007. “Feminist Geography of Veiling: Gender, Class and Religion in the Making of Modern Spaces and Subjects in Istanbul”, in Karen Morin and Jeanne Kay Guelke eds Women, Religion, and Space, 2007, pp. 61-80. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press.
Banu Gökarıksel and Katharyne Mitchell, 2005. “Veiling, Secularism and the Neoliberal Subject: National Narratives and Supranational Desires in Turkey and France”, Global Networks, 2005, 5, 2, 147-165.