The Ambivalent position of women's studies in the academy

Başlı, Şeyda


Çavdar, Ayça; Özdemir, Yonca; Political Science and International Relations (2021-8-20)
The fact that many hazelnut producers have been moving away from hazelnut to the production of alternative crops is highly ironic as Turkey is one of the top producers of hazelnut in the world. The intriguing migration of producers from hazelnut to crops like kiwi needs to be explained for a variety of reasons. First of all, this has serious implications for the livelihoods of producers, and secondly it has implications for the regional and national economy. This thesis aims to analyze national and internat...
The Otherness of Turkey in European Integration
Ertuğrul, Kürşad; Akcalı Yılmaz, Öznur (Informa UK Limited, 2018-01-01)
This paper discusses how Turkey's otherness to European identity, as represented by the European Union (EU), was turned into an asset during the beginning of the AKP rule. To the extent that the AKP represented the Islamic cultural other against both the secular establishment of Turkey and the EU, its promise to fulfill the Copenhagen political criteria and adopt EU norms and standards provided a possibility of a model' for the EU. This was the promise of a self-transforming cultural other becoming a part o...
The role of secularization within the Turkish nation-state building process
Sarı, Özgür; Okyayuz, Mehmet; Department of Political Science and Public Administration (2004)
The objective of this study is to analyze the role of secularization within the Turkish nation-state building process between the late 19th and the early 20th century; hereby an emphasis will also be on the relations between the state and religion. This study will consider the Religious Affairs Directory as the key institutional actor in this process. This institutional reflection of secularization will be studied as an interesting case of state controlled social change on and over religion in society. The ...
The Perceived Autonomy of Teachers in Elementary Education
Taneri, Pervin Oya (null; 2011-06-25)
The main aims of the paper are to examine the perceptions of elementary school teachers about teacher autonomy and to discover whether these perceptions differ in relation to variables such as the teachers’ gender and age, teaching practice, branch, and city in which they work. The professional achievements and classroom behaviors of teachers are influenced by their perception of autonomy. The teachers face some constraints posed by school administration, colleagues, and supervisors during their instruction...
The Neo - Kemalist arguments on the counter - revolution debates in Turkey
Bengisun, Egemen; Ayata, Ayşe; Department of Political Science and Public Administration (2018)
This thesis traces the origins and eventual construction of the discourse of “counter – revolution” in Turkey. The main actors of this discourse could be analysed in three intellectual circles which are former Cadre members, two leftist Kemalists: Mihri Belli and Doğan Avcıoğlu and the Neo – Kemalists. Although these groups set forth their ideas regarding “counter – revolution” in very different historical contexts, there is an ideological intertwinement between them. The Neo – Kemalists, an intellectual gr...
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Ş. Başlı, “The Ambivalent position of women’s studies in the academy,” Middle East Technical University, 2001.