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Tuba Agartan

Associate Professor

Contact Information:

tagartan@providence.edu

401.865.1262

Howley Hall 205

Education:

Ph.D. - Sociology Binghamton University, State University of New York

Area(s) of Expertise:

Sociology of Health and Illness, Health Care Reform, Comparative Health Policy & Global Health

Selected Publications:

Wendt, C. Agartan, T. Kaminska, M. (2013) Social Health Insurance without Corporate Actors: Patterns of self-regulation in Germany, Poland and Turkey . Social Science and Medicine.(86), 88-95.

Agartan, T. (2012) Marketization and Universalism: Crafting the Right Balance in the Turkish Health Care System. Current Sociology.(60), 456-471.

Agartan, T. (2012) In Adem Yavuz Elveren and Saniye Dedeoglu (Ed.), Gender and Health Sector Reform: Policies, Actions and Effects.

Agartan, T. Choi, W. Huynh, T. (2007) 1760-1848: The Transformation of the Capitalist World. Boulder:

Agartan, T. (2007) Epidemic of Health Care Reforms. Istanbul:

Selected Presentations:

Agartan, T. International Congress of Europeanists. , Washington, DC - "Paper: Examining Large Scale Policy Change in the Turkish Health Care System: Symbols, Myths, and the New Ways of Framing the Reform Initiatives" March, 2014

Agartan, T. Twentieth International Conference of Europeanists . Council for European Studies, - "Transnational Social Learning As a Driver of Health Policy Reform in Turkey" June, 2013

Agartan, T. Workshop for the forthcoming book New State Spaces – Economic and Political Geographies of Turkey. Istanbul Policy Center, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey - "New State Spaces: Granting Autonomy to Public Hospitals" June, 2013

Agartan, T. International Sociological Association: Welfare States Facing Global Turbulence, Ageing and Migration; Rising to the Occasion, Coping or Adjusting Downwards?. International Sociological Association: Welfare States Facing Global Turbulence, Ageing and Migration; Rising to the Occasion, Coping or Adjusting Downwards?, Oslo, Norway - "Politics of Health Care in Turkey; The marketization of post-socialist health care system: A case study of public hospital reform in Guangzhou City, China." August, 2012

Agartan, T. Annual Meeting of Research Committee 19 on Poverty, Social Welfare, Social Policy. International Sociological Association (ISA) Research Committee 19, Oslo, Norway - "Politics of Health Care Reform in Turkey" August, 2012

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