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DR KURTULUS GEMICI
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT of SOCIOLOGY
National University of Singapore
10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260

       
Appointment: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Office: AS1 03-25
Email: kgemici@nus.edu.sg
Tel: 65164399
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Homepage: http://profile.nus.edu.sg/fass/sockg/
  
 
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Brief Introduction Top

• Jan – Jul 2010 Visiting Scholar, NYU Department of Politics
• Oct 2008 – Dec 2009 Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
• Oct 2008 Ph.D. in Sociology, UCLA


Teaching Areas Top

Sociology of Power and Politics, Perspectives on State and Society, Economy and Society, Sociology of Finance


Current Research Top

Two projects under development:


1. Hot Money, Cold Money: Managing Global Capital in Chile, South Korea, and Turkey (book manuscript under preparation).


2. Deciphering Financial Manias: A Study on the Institutional Foundations of Credit Explosion.


Research Interests Top

Sociology of Finance, Political Economy, Political Sociology, Economic Sociology


Publications Top

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

  • Gemici, Kurtuluş. 2012. “Social Origins of Financial Crises.” Pp. 25–42 in A Tale of Two Crises, edited by Kallidaikurichi Seetharam. Routledge.
  • The following articles in the Encyclopedia of Business in Today’s World, 2009, ed. Charles Wankel, SAGE: London, UK: Capital Account Balance; International Capital Flows; Current Account; Foreign Exchange Reserves; Foreign Portfolio Investment; Chile.

ARTICLES IN JOURNAL

  • Gemici, Kurtuluş. Conditional acceptance. "Beyond the Minsky and Polanyi Moments: Social Origins of the Foreclosure Crisis" Politics & Society.
  • Gemici, Kurtuluş. Forthcoming. "The Neoclassical Origins of Polanyi's Self-Regulating Market." Sociological Theory.
  • Gemici, Kurtuluş. 2013. “Moral Economy Redux: Social Protests in Turkey After the 2001 Economic Crisis.” Mobilization: An International Quarterly 18 (2): 143–160.
  • Gemici, Kurtuluş. 2013. “South Korea During the Park Chung Hee Era: Explaining Korea’s Developmental Decades.” Asian Journal of Social Science 41 (2): 175–192.
  • Gemici, Kurtuluş. 2012. “Rushing Toward Currency Convertibility.” New Perspectives on Turkey 47: 33–55.
  • Gemici, Kurtuluş. 2012. “Uncertainty, the Problem of Order, and Markets: a Critique of Beckert, Theory and Society, May 2009.” Theory and Society 41 (1): 107–118.
  • “Karl Polanyi and the Antinomies of Embeddedness,” lead article in Socio-Economic Review, 2008, 6(1), 5-33.
    Runner-up for the Best Published Article in Socio-Economic Review prize.

SHORTER ARTICLES/COMMENTS IN JOURNAL

  • "Taming Rating Agencies," Political Reflection, vol 1 (2), 2010.
  • "Global Imbalances and the Great Recession," Political Reflection, vol 1 (1), 2010.

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Gemici, Kurtuluş. 2012. “Review of ‘Market Threads: How Cotton Farmers and Traders Create a Global Commodity’.” Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews 41 (1): 68 –70.
  • “Review of Market and Society, ed. by Chris Hann and Keith Hart, 2009, Cambridge University Press.” Economic Sociology, the European Newsletter, 2009, 11(1).
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