Sexuality, Obscenity and Community



Sexual knowledge, sexual experiences and views on sexuality education among adults with visual disabilities
Döner, Hilal; Sümer, Zeynep; Department of Educational Sciences (2015)
The present study aims to explore sexual knowledge, sexual experiences, and views on sexuality education among adults with visual disabilities. For this purpose, a phenomenological research was conducted with 18 adults with visual disabilities (10 male, 8 female) aged between 20 and 42 through semi-structured interviews. The interview schedule was developed based on the current literature, and reviewed by experts, and thematic analysis method was utilized as data analysis method. The findings of the study d...
Gender, Religiosity, Sexual Activity, Sexual Knowledge, and Attitudes Toward Controversial Aspects of Sexuality
Sümer, Zeynep (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2015-12-01)
The purpose of this study is to examine the role of gender, religiosity, sexual activity, and sexual knowledge in predicting attitudes toward controversial aspects of sexuality among Turkish university students. Participants were 162 female and 135 male undergraduate students who were recruited on a volunteer basis from an urban state university in Turkey. The SKAT-A Attitude Scale along with background information form, sexual activities inventory, and sexual knowledge scale were administered to the partic...
Gender-based challenges and coping strategies in academia in Turkey
Yılmaz, Ece; Beşpınar Akgüner, Fatma Umut; Department of Gender and Women's Studies (2019)
This study aims to reveal gender-based individual, social, institutional and structural challenges academics face in their careers in Turkey. The theoretical framework was shaped by feminist standpoint theory which allowed a critical perspective to the traditional conceptualization of ideal worker. The data were collected through semi-structured in-depth interviews from 10 male and 10 female academics working in Ankara, the capital of Turkey. The findings revealed four main themes. Firstly, some differences...
Leisure constraints and negotiation strategies in tourism recreation: a comperative research with different cultures
Tek, Tolga; Koçak, Mehmet Settar; Department of Physical Education and Sports (2018)
The main problem of this study was to describe perceived constraints encountered and negotiation strategies utilized by foreign tourists in a recreational sport setting in different regions of Turkey. Moreover, discreteness in negotiation was examined according to gender, participation, the level and type of perceived constraint encountered. A questionnaire was conducted to a sample of randomly selected foreign tourists in different regions from Turkey. The modification study of Leisure Constraints Question...
Gender, gender role orientation, and sexual attitudes among Turkish college students
Sümer, Zeynep (2008-09-10)
Citation Formats
S. T. Jassal, “Sexuality, Obscenity and Community,” Indian Journal Of Gender Studies, pp. 334–336, 2002, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: