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The Impact of Development Projects on Rural Women's Work: The Case of S.S. Gönen Merkez Hasanbey Tuzakçı Agricultural Development Cooperative
Var, Nevma Deniz Naz; Hoşgör, Hatice Ayşe; Department of Gender and Women's Studies (2024-2-24)
This thesis addresses the issue of gender equality in the broadest sense. Taking the example of women's cooperatives as a rural development initiative, it aims to analyze the challenges women (and men) face living and work...
STRUCTURING THE MUSLIM PILGRIMAGE TO MECCA: THE ROLE OF MONARCHS REVISITED
ELLITHY, AMR MOHAMED HASSAN; Altunışık, Meliha; Department of Area Studies (2024-2-24)
The thesis investigates the role of monarchs in myth making and producing policy agendas for the organization of state politics in Saudi Arabia. Structures of meanings that are implied in the struggle between state and soc...
Cognising Eliot's Prufrock and Other Observations Through Paratextual Elements
Fırtına, Çağan; Sönmez, Margaret Jeanne M.; Department of English Literature (2024-2-22)
This thesis aims to explain the cognitive effects of the paratextual elements in Eliot’s first poetry collection, Prufrock and Other Observations. It begins with an overview of the paratextual elements present in this coll...
ROLE OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN GLOBAL GOVERNANCE OF MIGRATION: THE CASE OF AVRR
Değirmencioğlu Gökçe, Burçin; Bahçecik, Şerif Onur; Department of International Relations (2024-2-16)
This thesis aims to provide an in-depth analysis of intergovernmental organizations’ role in global migration governance. Migration is an issue that has gained increased importance on the global agenda and requires coordin...
FLUID IDENTITIES AND PERFORMATIVE DISCOURSE: HELLENISTIC TEMENE OF DEMETER IN WESTERN ASIA MINOR
Güner, Havva Gizem; Güven, Suna Naziyet; Yoncacı Arslan, Pelin; Department of History of Architecture (2024-2-15)
Taking the Sanctuaries of Demeter produced during the Hellenistic Period in Western Asia Minor into its focus, this research unpacks dichotomies within a broader context. By challenging binary oppositions and investigating...
AN ANALYSIS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND WOMEN'S COOPERATIVE RELATIONS IN TURKEY: THE CASE OF KADIKÖY MUNICIPALITY AND POTLAÇ WOMEN'S COOPERATIVE
Genç, Aysun; Şengül, Hüseyin Tarık; Department of Urban Policy Planning and Local Governments (2024-2-14)
The relationship between civil society and government has been the subject of numerous studies over the years. Many civil society organizations view their interactions with both central and local governments as a vital asp...
The effect of project-based learning activities enriched with history of science on 7th grade students’ scientific literacy level and perceptions of 21st century learning practices
Uçar, Fatma Melike; Sungur, Semra; Department of Elementary Education (2024-2-14)
This study investigates the effectiveness of the Project-Based Learning enriched with the history of science (PBL-HOS) instruction on seventh-grade students' scientific literacy and their perceptions of 21st century learni...
THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE AMERICAN SELF IN RELATION TO VENEZUELAN OTHERS THROUGH U.S. FOREIGN POLICY DISCOURSES (2001-2019)
Dinçer Akan, Deniz Pelin; Torun, Zerrin; Department of International Relations (2024-2-13)
This thesis focuses on the inherent relation between foreign policy and identity formation through difference. By adopting the Poststructural international relations theory and discourse analysis methodology, this thesis a...
The Effects of Disability on Labor Market Outcomes in Türkiye: Evidence from Household Labor Force Survey
Karabağlı, Naz; Özen, İlhan Can; Dayıoğlu Tayfur, Meltem; Department of Economics (2024-2-12)
The objective of this thesis is to examine the effect of disability on the labor market outcomes of individuals aged between 25 to 54 in Turkey. The Turkish Household Labor Force Survey (LFS) and the ad-hoc module of “Empl...
Building Neoliberal Order through Pacification: The Case of Turkey, 1980-2010
Güven, Erdem; Yalman, Galip; Department of Political Science and Public Administration (2024-2-7)
Based on a critical evaluation of dominant and ‘critical’ perspectives in studies of authoritarianism and security, this thesis offers an alternative approach to analyse the concomitant reconfiguration of security and the ...
“DOING TRANSGENDER”: SEX WORKER TRANS WOMEN’S NAVIGATION OF FEMININITIES AND MASCULINITIES IN RESPONSE TO CIS-GENDER OPPRESSION
Ördek, Kemal; Beşpınar Akgüner, Fatma Umut; Department of Sociology (2024-2-2)
This thesis has the purpose of explaining how sex worker trans women in Türkiye accomplish gender in their everyday social interactions as a response to cis-gender oppression. I make use of the “doing gender” and “doing tr...
Teaching Mathematics to Academically Diverse Learners in Middle School Classrooms: Teachers Views and Reflections
NAMLI, Şenol; ÇAKIROĞLU, Erdinç; Department of Elementary Education (2024-2)
Understanding the process that teachers go through in the classroom and identifying the challenges they face is crucial for providing inclusive mathematics education. Knowing what teachers need to deliver successful mathem...
Living on the Margins: Iranians in Late Ottoman Istanbul
Özütürk, Mevlüt Safa; Boyar, Ebru; Department of Middle East Studies (2024-2)
This thesis analyses the emergence of the Iranian community in Ottoman Istanbul as a distinct group, once the city became a vibrant commercial centre for Iranian economic migrants in the nineteenth century. Focusing on the...
ANALYSES OF BORSA ISTANBUL INDEX RETURN CO-MOVEMENTS WITH MAJOR STOCK MARKET INDICES USING VAR-GARCH-BEKK MODELS
Esen, Cenk Buğra; Gaygısız Lajunen, Esma; Department of Economics (2024-2)
The integration of economies via global commerce networks and the free flow of capital encourages the co-movements of global markets although the diversity of geographical locations and country-based economic differences f...
Exploring in-service science teachers’ proficiency levels and nature of interactions among components of technological pedagogical and content knowledge-practical
Uçar, Murat Berat; Şahin, Elvan; Department of Elementary Education (2024-2)
This study aimed to explore the proficiency levels and the nature of interplays among Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge-Practical (TPACK-P) components of in-service science teachers. While the proficiency lev...
Interactive metadiscourse markers in English cause-and-effect essays: Examining the effect of ongoing instruction, teaching materials and teacher feedback
Ekşioğlu, Lütfü; Hatipoğlu, Çiler; Department of English Language Teaching (2024-2)
This study aims to examine to what extent ongoing instruction affects the use of interactive metadiscourse markers by (1) identifying the types, frequencies and accuracy of the interactive metadiscourse markers (i.e., tran...
EXPECTATIONS, MOTIVATIONS, AND SATISFACTION OF EFL STUDENTS FOR UTILIZING AN ACADEMIC WRITING CENTER
Ünlüer, Zeynep; Işık, Elvan Eda; Department of English Language Teaching (2024-2)
The main purpose of this study was to discover the expectations, motivations, and satisfaction of the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) academic community who utilized the academic writing center (the AWC) at a state uni...
International technology diffusion channels and total factor productivity convergence: a statistical and comparative analysis of developing countries
Özdemir, Ümran; Saraçoğlu, Dürdane Şirin; Eruygur, Hakkı Ozan; Department of Economics (2024-2)
It is well known that differences in productivity levels explain a significant portion of international income per capita variation and that technology is one of the main determinants of productivity levels. Expanding tech...
MAKING SENSE OF MIDDLE POWER ALIGNMENTS: REGIONAL SYSTEM AS A BASE OF STATE INTERESTS AND LEVEL OF ANALYSIS FOR MIDDLE POWER ALIGNMENTS
Yücekaya, Metin; Yurdusev, Ahmet Nuri; Department of International Relations (2024-2)
In the evolving dynamics of international politics, new groups of countries, labeled as middle powers or regional powers, among other terms, have gained increased attention and played critical roles, distinct from great po...
Politico-institutional change and urban renewal in the neoliberal era: The case of Ulus Square, Ankara
Köse, Hami Doruk; Bayırbağ, Mustafa Kemal; Department of Urban Policy Planning and Local Governments (2024-2)
Due to the proliferation of rules governing urban renewal processes and the multiplicity of actors involved, renewal processes are increasingly confronted with challenges, many of which become subjects of judicial proceedi...
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