Project publications

Christoff, P., & Mert, A. (2023). Shades of Democracy in the Post-Anthropocene. In L. Horn, A. Mert, & F. Müller (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Global Politics in the 22nd Century (pp. 199–218). Springer International Publishing.

Horn, L., Mert, A., & Müller, F. (2023a). Introduction—The Qurative Turn in Global Politics. In L. Horn, A. Mert, & F. Müller (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Global Politics in the 22nd Century (pp. 1–11). Springer International Publishing.

Horn, L., Mert, A., & Müller, F. (2023b). The Realism of Our Time? Futures, Fictions, and the Mid-Century Bang. In L. Horn, A. Mert, & F. Müller (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Global Politics in the 22nd Century (pp. 407–431). Springer International Publishing.

Zakhour, K. (2023). The Origins of AGE: From States and Markets to Scientific Methods. In L. Horn, A. Mert, & F. Müller (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Global Politics in the 22nd Century (pp. 387–403). Springer International Publishing.

Behagel, J. (2022). Role of political fantasies during Biodiversity Summit. Mirage News.

Feine, J., Gunathilaka, M., Jimenez Aybar, R., Mert, A., Pickering, J., & Tschersich, J. (2022). Can democratic practices foster sustainability transformations? Earth System Governance.

Mert A. (2021) Corona, Glasgow, and Beyond – Rethinking Environmental Politics Through the Lens of Critical Fantasy Studies.  GCR21 Quarterly Magazine; November 2021.

Mert A. (2021) Critical Fantasy Studies Meets Global Cooperation Research: A New Research Agenda for Investigating Crisis Politics. GCR21 Quarterly Magazine; July 2021.

Relevant publications from project members

Remling, E. (2023). Exploring the affective dimension of climate adaptation discourse: Political fantasies in German adaptation policy. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space, 0(0). 

Pickering J. et al. (2022) Democratising sustainability transformations: Assessing the transformative potential of democratic practices in environmental governance, Earth System Governance, Volume 11, DOI: 100131, ISSN 2589-8116.

Mert A. & J. Marquardt (2022) Reframing the Anthropocene: Democratic challenges and openings for sustainability. In The Routledge Handbook of Democracy and Sustainability (pp. 461-475). Routledge.

Behagel, J. H. & Mert, A. (2021) “The political nature of fantasy and political fantasies of nature” Journal of Language and Politics, 20(1):79-94.

Glynos, J. (2021) “Critical fantasy studies” Journal of Language and Politics, 20(1):95-111.

Glynos, J., Howarth, D., Flitcroft, R., Love, C., Roussos, K. & Vazquez, J. (2021) “Logics, discourse theory and methods: Advances, challenges and ways forward” Journal of Language and Politics, 20(1):62-78.

Mert, A. (2020) “Fantasy” in: An A to Z of Shadow Places Concepts, F. Miller, D. Houston and E. Potter (eds), The Shadow Places Network.

Remling, E. (2020) “Migration as climate adaptation? Exploring discourses amongst development actors in the Pacific Island region” Regional Environmental Change 20(3).

Mert, A. (2019) “The trees in Gezi Park: Environmental policy as the focus of democratic protests” Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, 21(5):593-607.

Remling, E. (2018) “Depoliticizing adaptation: a critical analysis of EU climate adaptation policy” Environmental Politics, 27(3):477-497.

Remling, E. (2017) “Logics, assumptions and genre chains: a framework for poststructuralist policy analysis” Critical Discourse Studies, 15(1):1-18.

Behagel, J. H., Arts, B. & Turnhout, E. (2017) “Beyond argumentation: a practice-based approach to environmental policy” Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, 21(5):479-491.

da Costa Pinto Oliveira, B., Heffer, C. & Behagel, J.H. (2016) “Participatory Scenario-Building for Brazilian Climate Policy: The IES-Brasil Project Experience” Development, 59:314–320.

Gadinger, F., Kopf, M., Mert, A. & Smith, C. (2016) “Building Stories-Building Cooperation: The role of narrative and fiction in politics” Global Dialogues, 6(12), Duisburg: University of Duisburg-Essen.

Mert, A. & van der Hel, S. (2016) “Representations of Climate Change in Online Video Games” Global Dialogues, 6(12):12-27.

Kossmann, C. M., Behagel, J. H. & Bailey, M. (2016) “Action and inertia in collaborative governance” Marine Policy, 72:21-30.

Mert, A. (2015) “Environmental Governance through Partnerships A Discourse Theoretical Study” Edward Elgar.

Arts, B., Behagel, J. H., Turnhout, E., de Koning, J. & van Bommel, S. (2014) “A practice based approach to forest governance” Forest Policy and Economics Volume, 49:4-11.

Glynos, J. (2014) “Death, Fantasy and the Ethics of Mourning” in: The Social Construction of Death, L. Van Brussel and N. Carpentier (eds), Palgrave Macmillan, London.

Glynos, J. (2014) “Neoliberalism, markets, fantasy: The case of health and social care” Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society, 19(1):5-12.

Glynos J. et al. (2014) “Narrative, Fantasy and Mourning: A Critical Exploration of Life and Loss in Assisted Living Environments” in: The Psychosocial and Organization Studies, Studies in the Psychosocial, K. Kenny and M. Fotaki (eds), Palgrave Macmillan, London.

Mert, A. (2013) “Discursive Interplay and Co-constitution: Carbonification of Environmental Discourses,” in: Interpretive Approaches to Global Climate Governance: (De)constructing the Greenhouse, C. Methmann, D. Rothe and B. Stephan (eds.), Routledge, 23-39.

Glynos, J. (2012) “The Place of Fantasy in a Critical Political Economy: The Case of Market Boundaries” Cardozo Law Review, 33(6):2373-2411.

Mert, A. (2012) “The Privatisation of Environmental Governance: On myths, forces of nature and other inevitabilities” Environmental Values, 21(4):475-498.

Glynos, J. (2011) “Fantasy and identity in critical political theory” Filozofski Vestnik, 32 (2):65-88.

Glynos, J. (2010) “Lacan at Work” in: Lacan and Organization, C. Cederström & C. Hoedemaekers (eds), MayFly Books, London.

Glynos, J. & Stavrakakis, Y. (2010) “Politics and the Unconscious Subjectivity, 3(3).

Glynos, J. & Howarth D. (2007) “Logics of Critical Explanation in Social and Political Theory” Routledge.