Experiences in higher education: Does gender make a difference?

Yerin Güneri, Oya
Engin Demir, Cennet
Sümer, Zeynep
H. Bikos, Lynette


Experiences of stay-behind women in ınternational migration
Çelik, Kezban; Beşpınar Akgüner, Fatma Umut; Kalaycıoğlu, Hediye Sibel (VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2013-01-01)
Experiences of professional women who left work after becoming mothers, the case of Turkey
Güven, Esra; Aybars, Ayşe İdil; Department of Gender and Women's Studies (2022-12)
This study aims to understand why professional women leave work after becoming mothers in Turkey. The concept of opting out is used throughout the study to refer to mothers’ experiences of leaving work while making a critique of personal choice. Professional women were chosen as a target group to contribute to the debates on opting out in Turkey. Drawing on the data obtained from semi-structured in-depth interviews with 16 participants who were working in professional and managerial positions before leaving...
Experiences of educated Turkish migrant women returning from Canada
Combres, Karla; Rittersberger Tılıç, Helga İda; Department of Sociology (2007)
Social science research has been slow to incorporate the international migration of skilled and educated women, and the impacts of their return migration. At the same time, Turkish female migrants have been negatively stereotyped in the literature. This exploratory and descriptive study aims to address these gaps by examining the impacts of emigration and return migration on the social and work lives of educated Turkish women who have returned to Turkey from Canada. Oral history interviews were conducted wi...
Sürüç, Nur; Şimşek, Asuman (null; 2019-07-14)
Experiences of International Language Teachers at a Turkish University
Kahraman, Hasibe; Pıpes, Ashleıgh Carter (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2018-09-01)
Using a multiple case study approach, this short research article describes the experiences of three teachers (of German, French, and Korean) in a Turkish university where English is also mandatorily taught. Three themes common to the participants' experiences emerged: use of the Turkish language, integrative adaptability, and international self-awareness. We suggest that understanding these themes may help teachers, students, and administrators better understand the rich and potentially unique fonts of kno...
Citation Formats
O. Yerin Güneri, C. Engin Demir, Z. Sümer, and L. H. Bikos, “Experiences in higher education: Does gender make a difference?,” 2006, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: Breaking the glass ceiling (pp.95-107), Eastern Mediterrenean University, Center of Women Studies.