Publications

Forthcoming. Kus, B. and Dana Louie. “Vautrin’s Lesson for the 21st Century: Universal Challenges, Varying Responses,” (in Twenty-first Century Inequality: Marx, Piketty and Beyond, edited by Lauren Langman and David A. Smith,  under contract with Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill).

2016.  Kus, B. “Wealth Inequality: Historical Trends and Cross-National Differences,” Sociology Compass.

2016.  Kus, B. “Financial Citizenship and the Hidden Crisis of the Working Class in the New Turkey,” Middle East Report.

2016.  Kus, B., Brian Nolan and Chris Whelan. Material Deprivation and Consumption The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Poverty, edited by David Brady and Linda Burton, Oxford University Press.

2015. Kus, B. and Wen Fan. “Income Inequality, Credit and Public Support for Redistribution.Intereconomics: Review of European Economic Policy.

2015. Kus, B. “Sociology of debt: States, credit markets, and indebted citizens“, Sociology Compass.

2015Kus, B. “Weak States, Unruly Capitalists, and the Rise of Etatism in Late Developers: The Case of TurkeyBritish Journal of Middle Eastern Studies.

2014. Kus, B. The Informal Road to Markets: Neoliberal Reforms, Private Entrepreneurship and the Informal Economy in Turkey.” International Journal of Social Economics.

2013.  Kus, B. “Consumption and Redistributive Politics: The Effect of Credit and China.” International Journal of Comparative Sociology.

2013.  Kus, B. “Credit, consumption, and debt: Comparative perspectives International Journal of Comparative Sociology.

2013.  Kus, B. “Neoliberal Reforms, Regulatory Change and the Informal Economy: The Case of Turkey from a Comparative Perspective” in Securing Livelihoods: Informal Economy Practices and Institutions, edited by F. Lapeyre, A Lemaitre and I. Hillenkamp, Oxford University Press.

2012. Kus, B. “Financialization and Income Inequality in OECD Countries: 1995-2007” Economic and Social Review.43/4.

2010.  Kus, B. “Regulatory Governance and the Informal Economy: Cross-National Comparisons,” Socio-Economic Review. 8/3.

2010. Kus, Basak and Isik Ozel. United We Restrain, Divided We Rule: Neoliberal Reforms and Labor Unions in Turkey and Mexico European Journal of Turkish Studies

2006.  Kus, B. “Neoliberalism, Institutional Change and the Welfare State: The Case of Britain and France.” International Journal of Comparative Sociology.  (Best Article Award, Society for the Study of Social Problems, Global Division, 2006)

2006.  Kus, B. Review essay on Kenneth Pomeranz, The Great Divergence: China, Europe and the Making of the Modern World Economy (2000), and Mehmet Genc, State and Economy in the Ottoman Empire (200). International Sociology.