Politics

The Politics Books Series was first published in 2018 with the vision of Cappadocia University to make Cappadocia the centre of attraction for international academic studies and produce scientific solutions to regional, national and global problems. The series focuses on the political, economic, historical and sociological assessments and surveys of the geographies with which Turkey has close relations. Our publishing house prioritizes and encourages the publication of critical interdisciplinary studies related to these regions, analyses and expert evaluations aimed at finding solutions to regional and global problems.

The series addresses social, political, economic and environmental problems of various regions in the world, including the Cappadocia region. For this purpose, monographs, editorial books contributed by various authors, texts from workshops, seminars and conferences organized at Cappadocia University, translations of ancient works, postgraduate theses are published as open access books. Series of Politics is open to book recommendations of academics both in Turkey and around the world. Applications for the series are published after the editor’s preliminary evaluation and the full evaluation by reviewers who are experts in their fields, and presented to readers in accordance with strict academic standards at the international level.

Series Editor

Assist.Prof.Dr. Halil Burak Sakal (Cappadocia University)

Call for Proposals

Proposals for  the series are accepted by the Cappadocia University Press Committee. Within the scope of the series, books are published on current and historical subjects that have the potential to produce scientific solutions to regional, national and global problems. The Politics Series, launched in 2018 as part of Cappadocia University Press, includes the publication of critical interdisciplinary studies related to Turkey and its region, analyzes and expert evaluations aimed at producing solutions to regional and global problems.

The Cappadocia University Press Committee is awaiting manuscripts for evaluation. Monographs or editorial books will be evaluated by the Committee in this framework. The Politics Series is open to proposals of academics both in Turkey and around the world. Applications for the series are published after the editor’s preliminary evaluation and the full evaluation by reviewers who are experts in their fields and presented to readers in accordance with strict academic standards at the international level.

The below listed topics are planned to be focused on, within the seriess. There is no obligation for proposals to be limited to the following topics:

  • Studies on the historical and current issues of the Cappadocia region
  • Regional and local development, sustainability policies
  • Tourism policies in Turkey and in the world, sustainable tourism
  • Water, environment and energy issues
  • Researches based on archive studies on the history of Turkey and different regions of the world
  • Theoretical approaches to international politics
  • Regional studies (Central Asia, Far Asia, Arctic region, Africa, Middle East, America)
  • Analytical and theoretical approaches to Turkish politics in the Republican period
  • Researches and studies on education, culture and social policies
  • Studies on current issues related to urbanization, city-environment relations and local governments

Proposals must be submitted to the Series Editor at burak.sakal@kapadokya.edu.tr, the latest by 31 August of each year, for peer review evaluation.

Proposals must have the potential to make a significant contribution to the existing knowledge in literature, be a text based on original research that has not been published previously or is not under review for publication. The manuscripts should demonstrate a coherent and clear argument and provide the reader with sufficient evidence to support such an argument. References and sources in the study should be well-arranged and sources in English and (if any) in the local language should be well-used. A list of sources referenced in the text should be included at the end of the study.