A sociological analysis of the discursive formation of life sciences and the nation building project in Turkey.

Avar, Adile


An investigation on customer interactional principles and face-threatening speech act performance in service encounters : the case of Turkish and English
Işık, Hale; Ruhi, Şükriye; Department of English Language Teaching (2003)
This thesis investigates self-guiding sociopragmatic interactional principles (SIP) in communication and choice of linguistic strategies of politeness during service encounters in Turkish and English. To this end, two questionnaires were administered to 67 monolingual native speakers of English (ENS) by online administration and 85 monolingual native speakers of Turkish (TNS) by pen and paper administration who were all university students. Data were collected (1) by a SIP questionnaire to determine what pr...
A Meta-Analysis of the Effectiveness of Randomized Controlled Positive Psychological Interventions on Subjective and Psychological Well-Being
Koydemir, Selda; Soekmez, Asli Bugay; Schuetz, Astrid (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-01-02)
We conducted a meta-analysis to analyze the effects of randomized controlled positive psychological interventions on subjective and psychological well-being. Our aim was to extend previous research by following a more comprehensive approach in the selection of studies, by including new moderators, by focusing on adult nonclinical populations and increases in well-being, and by comparing the effects of interventions targeting subjective and psychological well-being (i.e., hedonism or eudemonia) or a combinat...
A Vision Of Imperial Unity: The Temple Of Venus And Roma
Güven, Suna (Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, 1990)
As one of the largest building projects of Hadrian in Rome, the Temple of Venus and Roma captures the eye of the beholder in its ruined state even today. Notwithstanding its gargantuan scale, the renowned edifice is associated with a notorious tale in the ancient literary record as the building that allegedly cost the Syrian architect Apollodorus his life. According to the often quoted account of Dio Cassius in his Roman History (69.4), the emperor Hadrian was so incensed at having the architectural flaws o...
A sociological study of working urban poor in İstanbul and Gaziantep
Açıkalın, Neriman; Kalaycıoğlu, Hediye Sibel; Department of Sociology (2004)
In this study, the aim is to find some indications about urban poverty in Turkey, which recently became a major topic in sociological studies. In order to study this topic, the thesis focuses on working urban poor to be able to examine the effects of the changing labor market. Urban poverty in general, and more specifically the working urban poor, are analysed in three levels, namely macro, mezzo and micro. In the macro level, the effects of great transformations after the 1980̕s and the new international d...
A Study on the use of complaints in the interlanguage of Turkish EFL learner.
Deveci, Tanju; Zeyrek Bozşahin, Deniz; Department of English Language Education (2003)
The purpose of this study is to investigate the complaint speech act set used by Turkish EFL learners speaking to a commiserating and contradicting teacher. For this purpose, four kinds of data sources were used: twenty native English speakers̕ role-plays, twenty five Turkish native speakers̕ role-plays, forty students̕ role-plays and two native speakers̕ judgments on the students̕ production. The subjects were given two different situations. Their role-plays were audio taped and transcribed. The subje...
Citation Formats
A. Avar, “A sociological analysis of the discursive formation of life sciences and the nation building project in Turkey.,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 2000.