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Recent books

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English publications 

Book chapters 

Speakman, K. Bancerz, M. & Koç, M. (2021) Finding food studies: A map of the field. In Koc, M, Sumner, J. & Winson T. (eds). Critical Perspectives in Food Studies (Third edition) (pp.26). Toronto: Oxford University Press. 

https://global.oup.com/academic/product/critical-perspectives-in-food-studies-9780199034093?lang=en&cc=at 

 

Kim, M. Oza, J. & Koç. M. (2021). Food and the intersectionality of the immigrant experience in settler colonial Canada. In Koc, M, Sumner, J. & Winson T. (eds). Critical Perspectives in Food Studies (Third edition) (pp. 22). Toronto: Oxford University Press. https://global.oup.com/academic/product/critical-perspectives-in-food-studies-9780199034093?lang=en&cc=at 

Koç, M. (2020). Food crisis, food policies and governance mechanisms. Virtual Conferences in the Days of Corona, Book of Proceedings. Ankara: TARGET, pp. 145-152.

Koç, M. Bancerz, M. & Speakman, K. (2017). The interdisciplinary field of food studies. In Koc, M., Sumner J., & Winson, T. (eds). Critical Perspectives in Food Studies (Second edition) (pp. 3-18). Toronto: Oxford University Press. https://global.oup.com/academic/product/critical-perspectives-in-food-studies-9780199019618?lang=en&cc=ba

 

Koç, M., Soo, K. & Liu W.L. (2015). Newcomer food security and safety. In Bauder, H. & Shields, J. (eds.). Immigrant Experiences in North America (pp. 292-311). Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press, https://www.canadianscholars.ca/books/immigrant-experiences-in-north-america 

Koç, M. (2014) Food banking in Turkey: Conservative politics in a neo-liberal state. In Riches, G. & Silvasti, T. (eds.) First World Hunger Revisited: Food Charity or the Right to Food? (pp. 146-159). London: Palgrave Macmillan. 

https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1057/9781137298737_11 

Koç, M. (2013). Discourses of food security. In Karaagac, B. (ed.) Accumulations, Crises, Struggles: Capital and Labour. Contemporary Capitalism (pp. 245-265). Berlin/London: LIT Verlag,

https://www.foyles.co.uk/witem/business/accumulations-crises-struggles,baris-karaagac-9783643904119 

Koç, M., MacRae, R., Noack, A. & Ustundag, O.G. (2012).  What is food studies? Characterizing an emerging academic field through the eyes of Canadian scholars. In Koc, M., Sumner, J. & Winson A. (eds.) Critical Perspectives in Food Studies., (First Edition) (pp. 4-15). Toronto: Oxford University Press. 

https://books.google.ca/books/about/Critical_Perspectives_in_Food_Studies.html?id=wy8BywAACAAJ&redir_esc=y

Koç, M. & Bas, J.(2012). Canada’s action plan on food security: The interactions between civil society and the state to advance food security in Canada. In MacRae, R. & Abergel, E. (eds.) Health and Sustainability in the Canadian Food System: Advocacy and Opportunity for Civil Society (pp. 173-203). Vancouver: UBC Press. 

https://www.ubcpress.ca/asset/9387/1/9780774822688.pdf 

MacRae, R., Abergel, E. & Koç, M. (2012). Introduction. In MacRae, R. & Abergel, E. (eds.) Health and Sustainability in the Canadian Food System: Advocacy and Opportunity for Civil Society (pp. 1-14). Vancouver: UBC Press. https://www.ubcpress.ca/asset/9387/1/9780774822688.pdf 

Koç, M. (2010). Sustainability: A tool for food system reform. In Blay-Palmer, A. (ed.) Imagining Sustainable Food Systems (pp. 37-45). Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate. 

https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/edit/10.4324/9781315587905/imagining-sustainable-food-systems-alison-blay-palmer 

Blay-Palmer, A. & Koç, M. (2010). Imagining sustainable food systems: The path to regenerative food systems. In Blay-Palmer, A. (ed). Imagining Sustainable Food Systems (pp. 223-246). Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate. 

https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/edit/10.4324/9781315587905/imagining-sustainable-food-systems-alison-blay-palmer 

Koç, M. (2009). Hunger and plenty: Fragmented integration in the global food system. In Denis, A. & Fishman, D. (eds.) The New ISA Handbook in Contemporary International Sociology: Conflict, Competition, Cooperation (pp. 323-335). New York: Sage. https://sk.sagepub.com/reference/the-isa-handbook-in-contemporary-sociology 

Ramp, W. & Koç, M. (2001). Global investment and local politics: The case of Lethbridge. In Epp, R. & Whitson, D. (eds.) Writing Off the Rural West: Globalization, Governments and the Transformation of Rural Communities (pp. 53-70). Edmonton: The University of Alberta Press and Parkland Institute. 

https://www.uap.ualberta.ca/titles/233-9780888643780-writing-off-the-rural-west 

Koç, M., MacRae, R., Mougeot, L., & Welsh, J. (1999). Introduction: Food security as a global concern. In Koc, M., eMcRae, R., Mougeot, L., & Welsh, J. (ed.), For Hunger‑Proof Cities: Sustainable Urban Food Systems (pp. 1-7). Ottawa: International Development Research Centre. 

https://www.idrc.ca/en/book/hunger-proof-cities-sustainable-urban-food-systems

Koç, M. & Koc, H. (1999). From staple stores to supermarkets: The case of Tansas in Izmir, Turkey. In Koc, M., eMcRae, R., Mougeot, L., & Welsh, J. (ed.), For Hunger‑Proof Cities: Sustainable Urban Food Systems (pp. 115-121). Ottawa: International Development Research Centre. 

https://www.idrc.ca/en/book/hunger-proof-cities-sustainable-urban-food-systems 

Koç, M. (1994). Globalization as a discourse. In Bonanno, A. (ed.) From Colombus to Conagra: Globalization of Agriculture and Food (pp. 265-280). University of Kansas Press. https://www.worldcat.org/title/from-columbus-to-conagra-the-globalization-of-agriculture-and-food/oclc/29517521 

Koç, M. (1994), Between the Orient and Occident: Turkey's struggle for Europeanization. In MacMillan, G. (ed.) The European Community, Canada and 1992 (pp. 207-228). Calgary: The Faculty of Social Sciences, The University of Calgary. 

Special journal issues edited

Refereed publications

Saman, R., Sekercioglu, R. & Koç, M. (2021) Food safety and diversity in the COVID-19 era: Experiences of public health and settlement officials with new immigrants. Journal of Food Security. 9(4): 160-166. https://doi.org/10.12691/jfs-9-4-3

Vatanparast, H., Koç, M., Farag, M., Garcea, J., Engler-Stringer, R., Qarmout, T., Carol, H., Racine, L., White, J., Romaina, I., Khakpour, M., Dasarathi, S. & D'Angelo, S. (2020) Exploring food security among recently resettled Syrian refugees: Results from a qualitative study in two Canadian cities. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care. 16(4): 527-542. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJMHSC-03-2019-0031

Al-Kharabsheh, L., Al-Bazz, S., Koç, M., Garcea, J., Lane, GL, Engler-Stringer, R., White, J. & Vatanparast, H. (2020) Household food insecurity and associated socio-economic factors among recent Syrian refugees in two Canadian cities. Border Crossing. 10(2): 203-214. https://doi.org/10.33182/bc.v10i2.1161

Khakpour, M., Iqbal, R., GhulamHussain, N., Engler-Stringer, R., Koç, M., Garcea, J. & Vatanparast, H. (2019). Facilitators and barriers toward food security of Afghan refugees residing in Karachi, Pakistan. Ecology of Food and Nutrition, 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1080/03670244.2019.1598982

Koç, M. (2018). Food security discourse: Challenges for the 21st Century. Global Dialogue. 8 (3): 38-39. https://globaldialogue.isa-sociology.org/articles/food-security-discourse-challenges-for-the-21st-century 

Khakpour, M., Sadeghi, L., Jenzer, H., Martins, S., Farag, M., Koç, M., Garcea, J., Henry, C., Engler-Stringer, R. & Vatanparast, H. (2017). The impact of socio-economic and cultural factors on refugee households’ food insecurity: A snapshot of the food security status of Afghan refugees in Switzerland. The FASEB Journal, 31(supplement), pp.791.13. https://faseb.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1096/fasebj.31.1_supplement.791.13

Koç. M. (2015). Crisis of legitimacy and challenges for food policy. Canadian Food Studies, 2(2): 17-22. https://doi.org/10.15353/cfs-rcea.v2i2.108

Vahabi, M., Isaacs, S., Koç, M., & Damba, C. (2015). Challenges in recruiting hard-to-reach populations focusing on Latin American recent immigrants. International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare, 8(1): 36-44. https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/IJHRH-01-2014-0002/full/html

Koç, M., MacRae, R., Desjardins, E. & Roberts, W. (2008). Getting civil about food: The Interactions between civil society and the state to advance sustainable food systems in Canada. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, 3(2/3): 122-144. https://doi.org/10.1080/19320240802243175

Power, E. & Koç, M. (2008).  A double-double and maple glazed doughnut (introduction), Special issue on Canadian food studies. Food Culture and Society, 11(3): 263-67. https://doi.org/10.2752/175174408X347838

Koç, M., Das, R. & Jernigan C. (2007). Food security and food sovereignty in Iraq: The impact of war and sanctions on the civilian population. Food, Culture and Society, 10(2): 317-348. https://doi.org/10.2752/155280107X211467

Koç, M. & Welsh, J. (2002). Food, identity and immigrant experience. Canadian Diversity, 1(1): 46-48. https://nostimonemar.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/food_identity_and-the-immigrant-experience.pdf 

Koç, M. & Dahlberg, K. (1999). The restructuring of food systems: Trends and research and policy issues. Agriculture and Human Values, 16(2):109-116. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A:1007541226426 

Koç, M. (1991). Two crises or one? Persistence and disappearance of simple commodity production in tobacco in Turkey and Canada. The International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food, 1: 151-164. https://doi.org/10.48416/ijsaf.v1i.420

Koç, M. (1990). Understanding state policies in agriculture. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 10(3): 22-40. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb013095 

Koç, M. (1990). Transformation of Oriental tobacco production in Turkey. New Perspectives on Turkey, 4:31-55. https://doi.org/10.15184/S0896634600000200

Koç, M. (1989). Persistence as a historically specific possibility: The case of tobacco production in Aegean Turkey. Sociologia Ruralis, 29(3/4): 280-293. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9523.1989.tb00371.x

Turkish publications 

Books & book chapters 

Refereed publications

Interviews

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