Department of Sociology, Thesis

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Akçaoğlu, Aksu (2)
Akçay, A. Adnan (2)
Ataşer, Gökhan Alper (2)

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1985 - 1989 (26)
1990 - 1999 (98)
2000 - 2009 (181)
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Recent Submissions

Questioning Perceptions and Suggestions about Violence Against Women: The Case of Women Representatives of Political Parties in GNAT in 2021
Taşcıoğlu Örs, Şule; Beşpınar Akgüner, Fatma Umut; Department of Sociology (2021-8)
Since violence against women (VAW) is reflected as one of the crucial social issues in Turkey, this study aims to investigate the perceptions of woman members of political parties which are represented in Grand National As...
Life before and after the ban: experiences of women physicians with headscarves in public health sector in Turkey
Köşger, Ayşe Sena; Saktanber, Ayşe Nur; Department of Sociology (2021-2-17)
The headscarf issue has been a substantial controversy for veiled women at work until the abolition of the headscarf ban in public institutions in 2013. Since then, veiled women have been working freely in public instituti...
Sociological imagination of Sigmund Freud: An attempt to locate Freudian psychoanalysis in social theory
Taş, Berke; Kuymulu, Mehmet Barış; Topal, Çağatay; Department of Sociology (2020-10)
This thesis investigates the sociological imagination of Sigmund Freud and the historicity of its formation considering the ongoing importance of psychoanalysis for social theory. As a first step in this endeavor, a concep...
Reproduction of the sociality of young middle class men and women in therapist-client relationship in Turkey
Akçin, Yiğit; Beşpınar Akgüner, Fatma Umut; Department of Sociology (2020)
Therapeutic practice became popular in the last 20 years especially among younger generations in Turkey. While concept of “therapy culture” was at the forefront of the analyses, sociality of the direct relationship between...
Multifaceted experiences of Turkishness: a grounded theory approach to belongingsof Arabs, Kurds, and Syriacs
Bal, Özgür; Hoşgör, Ayşe Gündüz.; Department of Sociology (2020)
This dissertation addresses the processes of formation/deformation of national belonging in Turkey, concerning the experiences of Arab, Kurd, and Syriac peoples in Mardin, Diyarbakır, and Urfa. The purpose is to understand...
Transformation of political elite in Azerbaijan
Ataşer, Gökhan Alper; Ergun Özbolat, Ayça; Department of Sociology (2020)
This thesis explores the transformation of political elite in the context of post-Soviet authoritarian consolidation. The study is primarily based on semi-structured in-depth interviews and field findings are evaluated wit...
Burden of being a nurse: a case study on retired nurses’ occupational experiences in Turkey
Bircan, Seray; Gündüz Hoşgör, Ayşe.; Department of Sociology (2020)
In this thesis, the main objective is to understand the changing occupational experiences of retired nurses throughout their working years between 1988 and 2020 within three periods (1988-1998, 1999-2009, 2010-2020) that c...
The perception and experience of spatial segregation: dikmen 5th stage gecekondu neighborhood and park oran gated community
Ergül, Eftal Özmen; Tılıç, Helga Rittersberger.; Department of Sociology (2020)
The aim of this thesis is to understand if there is spatial segregation between Dikmen 5th stage gecekondu neighborhood and Park Oran gated community. If so, it will be examined how spatial segregation is observed followin...
Shooting and crying: representations of masculinity in Israeli cinema
Durul, Melte; Şen, Mustafa; Department of Sociology (2020)
In this study, masculinity representations presented in “shooting and crying” films of the 2000s Israeli cinema were analyzed by using critical discourse analysis method and the concepts presented by critical masculinity s...
Gendered rural transformation and peasant-workers: the case of the women of the greenhouse, western Anatolia, Turkey
Eren, Zeynep Ceren; Hoşgör, Ayşe Gündüz.; Department of Sociology (2020)
The neoliberal re-structuring of global agri-food relations in rural Turkey has had devastating effects on small-producer households, who face the peasantry‘s loss of stature, decoupling from production, and migration. Thi...
Kist community in the Pankisi Gorge: a Durkheimian study of social change
Üner, Anıl; Aydıngün, Ayşegül; Department of Sociology (2020)
The Kist community living in the Pankisi Gorge in the northeast of Georgia migrated to the region two centuries ago from present-day Chechnya. Ethnically they were of Vainakh origin. During the Soviet Union, the Kists pres...
Consumption manifesto of manisa gentry in a small town in Turkey: living room furniture preferences in Manisa
Demir, Günc; Kalaycıoğlu, Hediye Sibel; Department of Sociology (2019)
When we look at the general area of study in sociology in Turkey, much against the village stands out on our studies and urban studies. However, studies reflecting the unique dynamics and social structure of small towns ar...
The Transformation of higher education in Turkey between 2002-2018: an analysis of policies and politics of higher education
Kalkan, Onur; Yıldırım, Erdoğan; Department of Sociology (2019)
This thesis focuses the changes taking place in Turkey’s higher education during 2002-2018 with a special focus on the politics and policies to analyze them in connection with the concept of transformation of higher educat...
Disowning citizens: arbitrary revocation of citizenship and statelessness in the paternalist Turkish state
Mutlu, Yeşim; Gündüz Hoşgör, Ayşe.; Department of Sociology (2019)
The aim of this study is to understand the concept of citizenship, on the basis of its negation, in a word statelessness, through focusing on the practice of citizenship revocation that is one of the most forgotten fields ...
Critique of eurocentrism in kadro journal
Eren, Ali Kemal; Şen, Mustafa; Department of Sociology (2019)
Considering the history of the interactions between Turkey and the western countries, it might be stated that a substantial intellectual accumulation had been formed from the last two centuries of the Ottoman Empire until ...
The relationship between campus life and students’ perception: effects of campus practices on the cultural capital of university students
Uzunyol, Tuna; Hoşgör, Ayşe Gündüz,; Department of Sociology (2019)
This thesis attempts to analyse formal and informal campus life practices as the habitus of university students from different social background in Ankara. The campus habitus’ ways of influencing the idea of community, asp...
Dynamics of knowledge production: the case of social research industry in Turkey
Kıraç, Gülper; Zırh, Besim Can; Department of Sociology (2019)
Knowledge production dynamics around the world have subjected to a transformation effecting all knowledge production actors and all disciplines. The crucial part of this transformation is entrance of the non-academic actor...
Neoliberal governmentality of health in Turkey,a case study of constitution of "healthy woman" as a subject
Bilge-Ülker, Deni; Kalaycıoğlu, H. Sibel.; Department of Sociology (2019)
This ultimate aim of this study is to investigate particular experience of neoliberalism in Turkey by focusing on the health domain. For this purpose the study deals with the process of constitution of healthy woman subjec...
Policy landscape in Turkey on school bullying an exploration of main issues and shortcomings from a socio-ecological perspective
Adıkutlu, Osman; Gündüz Hoşgör, Ayşe.; Department of Sociology (2019)
This thesis argues – and will seek to demonstrate that – policy implementations regarding violence and bullying against children in Turkey are still far from being adequate. Despite the improvements, Turkey still fares poo...
Contextual analysis of nationalism discourse in Turkish historical adventure movies (1965-1980)
Çakır, Dilek; Şen, Mustafa; Department of Sociology (2019)
This study aims to present a contextual analysis of nationalism discourse in Turkish historical adventure movies which were made as film series (Tarkan, Karaoğlan, Malkoçoğlu, Kara Murat and Battal Gazi) between 1965 and 1...
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