Symbolic masculine and feminine identities in Turkish grand national assembly

Berksü, Heves


Symbolic meaning of cemeteries for users : Karşıyaka Cemetery case
Ertek, S. Deniz; Ataöv Demirkan, Anlı; Department of City and Regional Planning (2006)
This thesis evaluates cemeteries as an open space entity of urban land, which conveys high social and cultural values through its sacred and spiritual landscape. These sacred sites are closely integrated into community history and carry social meanings, in addition to their aesthetic and ecological values as an open green areas with its habitats, biological diversity and wildlife reserves. By this study the “symbolic and emotional meaning of cemetery” from the users’ eyes is investigated and the relationshi...
Social representations of psychology of gender and women in Turkish novels
Yılmaz, Fatih; Öner Özkan, Bengi; Department of Psychology (2014)
Theory of social representations says the group affects its member and at the same time the member affects its group. As people interact with each other, they reconstruct the world socially. This mutual interaction leads to a new type of knowledge. This knowledge is called everyday knowledge. Biological sex does not inform us about issues like gender roles, inequality between genders, women in the workplace whereas gender does; because gender is reconstructed. Language has a role in keeping, transferring an...
Social representations of sex work and workers among socialist women
Yumuşak, Cansu; Cingöz Ulu, Banu; Department of Psychology (2019)
This thesis analyzes the social representation of sex work and workers among socialist women based on three main approaches. The first approach is the Social Representations Theory of Moscovici, the second approach is Nucleus Theory of Abric and the third approach is Representation and Performance Theory of Theater based on Nietzsche and Goffman. These three approaches had taken in a complementary manner for the data analysis process. The data was collected from women of political parties claiming the idea ...
Symbolic boundaries and social capital mobilization among low-income workers in Sincan, Turkey
Uyanık, İbrahim Kaan; Rittersberger Tılıç, Helga İda; Department of Sociology (2018)
This thesis explores how low-income workers mobilize their social capital in the labor market. Distinguishing accessed social capital from mobilized social capital, it analyzes the criteria of evaluation which low-income workers in their decision to give hand to their connections in job-finding assistance. It employs the concepts of symbolic boundaries and frames to understand why some individuals are deemed unworthy of helping in the labor market. It argues that symbolic boundaries, conceptual distinctions...
Social representations of earthquake-specific fatalism
Doğulu, Canay; Sakallı, Nuray (2017-03-24)
Citation Formats
H. Berksü, “Symbolic masculine and feminine identities in Turkish grand national assembly,” Middle East Technical University, 2000.