Contradictory class locations in Turkey : an emprical approach

Aktaş, Ahmet Salih


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Küçük, Murat; Hoşgör, Hatice Ayşe; Yeğen, Mesut; Department of Sociology (2012)
Identity have come to fore in daily life, political life and social sciences in recent years. Debates on the ways how identity can be studied and conceptualized have been varying. There needs to make critical studies on multicultural Mardin using current theoretical possibilities. The reason of why Mardin is selected as the case of this study is that the significant role of identity in people living in Mardin as a multi-religious and multi-ethnic site. However, because of that "difference" which is expresse...
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The internationalization of higher education (IHE) has become a key policy issue for governments, a research field for scholars, a strategic priority for universities, and a career orientation for administrative staff. Yet, with recent social, political, and economic trends heavily embellished by globalization and neoliberalism, the term IHE has resulted in conflicting perspectives. Although there are numerous analyses on IHE, these analyses seldom focus on conflicts among different constituencies of the un...
Differentiated Function of School in Socio-Culturally Disadvantaged Context: A Constructivist Grounded Theory Study from Turkey
Caliskan, Zuhal Zeybekoglu; Simsek, Hasan; Kondakçı, Yaşar (2017-09-01)
This study analyses the functioning of a school as a social system in an atypical context with the purpose of generating propositions to tackle educational problems confronted by socially and economically disadvantaged groups attending these schools. Adopting the constructivist grounded theory, the analysis suggests that there is a kind of “vicious cycle” in the functioning of this atypical school, which adversely affects the school system. Breaking the vicious cycle involves five basic propositions: (1) ma...
Contradictory Modes of Governance Policies Against Gender Based Violence in Turkey in the 2000s
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Questioning agency and empowerment: Women's work-related strategies and social class in urban Turkey
Beşpınar Akgüner, Fatma Umut (2010-11-01)
This article investigates different trajectories of agency and empowerment in diverse "work-related strategies" employed by women of different social classes in Istanbul, Turkey. I define "work-related strategies" as actions developed to cope with the difficulties related to working or not working, employed by women both in and out of the labor force. Based on in-depth interviews I conducted with 60 women from working, middle, and upper classes, both within and outside the labor force in Istanbul, Turkey, I...
Citation Formats
A. S. Aktaş, “ Contradictory class locations in Turkey : an emprical approach,” Middle East Technical University, 1999.