The role of public spaces on social cohesion and inclusivity: Metamorphosis of a historic park in Ankara, Turkey



The Role of sociocultural practices in the transformation and re-structuring of streets: a case study of bağdat street in İstanbul
Lotfata, Aynaz; Ataöv Demirkan, Anlı; Tekeli, İlhan; Department of City and Regional Planning (2014)
Urban space, as a sociocultural phenomenon, is (re)constructed as a result of changes in the contextual attributes, from global to local scales. Contemporary urban spaces are involved in inter- disciplinary development and transformation aimed at creating a living, resistant and inclusive place. The large Turkish cities should take advantage of the inter-disciplinary development with the increasing complexity of socio-economic and spatial relations. This study hypothesizes that the sociocultural reality of ...
The role of architectural heritage in the rural built environment: a case study
Başkan, Emine Gizem; Elias Özkan, Soofia Tahira; Department of Architecture (2008)
The built environment has mostly evolved under the influence of cultural heritage and has been shaped in response to our needs and resources. However, rapid changes have occurred in this environment with the impacts of globalization and mass production. The impact of these changes threatens to obliterate the unique character of rural settlements, which unlike urban areas still possess cultural identity. The aim of this study was to investigate the sustainable transmission of rural building heritage to prosp...
Tanış Zaferoğlu, Duygu; Rittersberger, Helga İda; Department of Sociology (2022-2-04)
This Ph.D. dissertation analyses the role of political activists in a local space in terms of creating counter-hegemonic practices based on field research carried in Tuzluçayır in Ankara/Turkey. In this sense, the role of the organic intellectuals in a specific neighborhood as driving forces of a potential counter-hegemony is questioned through operationalizing the Gramscian concepts hegemony, counter-hegemony and organic intellectuals. The main question is what is the role of the organic intellectuals in a...
The transformative role of representational media within the context of contemporary housing : the gated enclaves of Ankara and consumer culture
Öden, Alper; Sargın, Güven Arif; Department of Architecture (2004)
The Post-Fordist structure has aroused as a response to the stable/rigid configuration of Fordism that caused a bottleneck within capitalist organization since the mid 1970s. This period is also labeled as flexible accumulation that is based on the least circulation period of capital and as a result turnover time of the consumption objects. Here, consumption becomes a cultural activity besides its role of meeting material necessities and calls for a form of culture, in which the symbolic value of any object...
The influence of nationality and gender on ethical sensitivity: An application of the issue-contingent model
Simga-Mugan, C; Daly, BA; Onkal, D; Kavut, L (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2005-03-01)
When a member of an organization has to make a decision or act in a way that may benefit some stakeholders at the expense of others, ethical dilemmas may arise. This paper examines ethical sensitivity regarding the duties to clients and owners (principals), employees (agents), and responsibilities to society (third parties). Within this framework, ethical perceptions of male and female managers are compared between the U.S. and Turkey - two countries that differ on power distance as well as the individualis...
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Z. M. Akkar Ercan, The role of public spaces on social cohesion and inclusivity: Metamorphosis of a historic park in Ankara, Turkey. 2019, p. 117.