Adaptation, alienation and obsolescence in residential environments: an inquiry with reference to user participation in vernacular and contemporary architecture.

Bilirgil (Keskin), Aydan


Adaptation, reliability and validity study of the Inventory of Socially Supportive Behaviors
Erol, Ruth Yasemin; Bozo Özen, Özlem (2012-09-01)
Objective: To test the reliability and the validity of the Turkish version of the Inventory of Socially Supportive Behaviors (ISSB) that measures the amount of social support received within the last month. Methods: The scale is made up of three subscales, namely, guidance, emotional support, and tangible assistance, which measure the amount of received social support. The sample consisted of 317 Middle East Technical University students from different departments and various grades. Besides ISSB, Beck Depr...
Adaptation, reliability and validity study of Type C Behavior Scale
Bozo Özen, Özlem; Tathan, Ece (2012-06-01)
Objective: The fact that breast cancer is a common type of cancer necessitates the research on the risk factors of it. Studies about type C personality, which is stated to be a risk factor for breast cancer, yielded controversial results regarding type C personality-cancer development relationship. Type C personality has two factors, namely self sacrificing behavior and emotional non-expressiveness. To measure type C personality traits in Turkish breast cancer patients, adaptation of Type C Behavior-TCB Sca...
Modernization and women inTunusia : an analysis through selected films
Coşkun, Çiçek; Akşit, Bahattin; Department of Middle East Studies (2006)
This study analyzes the representation of women and modernization in Tunisian society by looking at Tunisian films produced in Tunisia after 1980. Study aims to develop a new concept to understand modernization process of women in a non-western, Muslim, and North African society through representations in films. Women’s modernization process has been analyzed through the qualitative analyses of five Tunisian films by focusing on conceptualization of women issue as one of the main elements of Tunisian modern...
Innovation and adaptation in a Turkish sample: A preliminary study
Öner Özkan, Bengi (Informa UK Limited, 2000-11-01)
The aim of this study was to examine the representations of adaptation and innovation among adults in Turkey. Semi-structured interviews were carried out with a sample of 20 Turkish adults (10 men, 10 women) from various occupations. The participants' ages ranged from 21 to 58 years. Results of content analysis Showed that the representation of innovation varied with the type of context. Innovation was nor preferred within the family and interpersonal relationship contexts, whereas it was relatively more re...
Ideology, subject, architecture: the transformation of architectural theory and the architect-subject in the 21st century
Çavdar, Rabia Çiğdem; Sargın, Güven Arif; Department of Architecture (2018)
This thesis will concentrate on how architecture is reproduced by ideology to structure/constitute the mind. I think that dominant ideologies ceased to structure the physical world (or perhaps it is easier for them to play over the physical world - power already has done it) and their new target is the human mind, where they have the potential to make radical inceptions. This thesis asks the question of how architecture affects the human mind with the transformation of late capitalism: how late capitalism u...
Citation Formats
A. Bilirgil (Keskin), “ Adaptation, alienation and obsolescence in residential environments: an inquiry with reference to user participation in vernacular and contemporary architecture.,” Middle East Technical University, 1979.