Professor Kardam has conducted research on organizational change in donor agencies,
on how to make development organizations more accountable, and the problems of
collaboration between donor and recipients. She has designed and implemented surveys to
assess women’s economic status and liaised with women’s non-governmental organizations
and their constituencies for the purposes of collaboration and the development of
capacity building activities. At the national and regional levels, she has advised the
United Nations Development Programme on gender mainstreaming strategies, gender and good
governance programs and projects and offered a training program at the Organization for
Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on the same topics. She has further
participated at many UNDAW, UNRISD and INSTRAW sponsored workshops as a gender expert,
prepared reports and papers, edited books and offered advice in the area of gender, good
governance, accountability, and civil society building. 

Articles

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Who is a Turk?, Today's Zaman (2011)
 

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It is Time for Civic Nationalism, Sunday's Zaman (2007)
 

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The Emerging Global Gender Equality Regime from Neoliberal and Constructivist Perspectives in International Relations, International Feminist Journal of Politics (2004)

A global gender equality regime has emerged, identifiable by its norms, principles, legal instruments and...

 

Changing Institutions in Women's Interests, Gender and Development in Brief (1997)
 

Books

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Turkey's Engagement with Global Women's Human Rights (2005)

Examining the rise of global women's human rights and their interpretation and application to Turkey,...

 

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Bringing Women in: Women's Issues in International Development programs (1991)

The responses of development agencies to women in development (WID) issues are shaped by the...

 

Contributions to Books

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Women as Social Entrepreneurs: A Case Study (with Fredric Kropp), Women in the Global Economy: Leading Social Change (2013)
 

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Aid & Security, Progress of the World's Women 2008/2009: Who Answers to Women? Gender & Accountability (2008)
 

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Religion and Conflict: Lessons from the Frontlines of Social Transformation in Women's Human Rights (with Yannis Toussulis), Islam and Tolerance in Wider Europe (2007)
 

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A Rose Garden of Love (with Nezihe Araz), Women of Sufism : a Hidden Treasure: Writings and Stories of Mystic Poets, Scholars & Saints (2003)
 

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National Women's Machineries: Structures and Spaces (with Selma Acuner), Mainstreaming Gender, Democratizing the State: Institutional Mechanisms for the Advancement of Women (2003)
 

Presentations & Reports

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Women’s Human Rights in Turkey: Between Islam and Secularism?, International Studies Association Conference, June 16-18 (2014)
 

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Assessment of National Women's Machineries in Turkey, Euromed Role of Women in Economic Life Programme (2006)
 

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Gender and Institutions: Creating an Enabling Environment, UNDAW Expert Group meeting on Enhancing Women’s Participation in Development (2005)
 

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The Role of National Mechanisms in Promoting Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women: Turkey Experience, UNDAW Expert Group meeting on the Role of National Mechanisms in Promoting Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women: Achievements, Gaps and Challenges (2004)
 

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Women's Human Rights Training Program 1995-2003: Evaluation Report, Women for Women's Human Rights -- New Ways (2003)