KOÇ-KAM Gender Studies Center

2011-2012

KOÇ-KAM Research Awards, 2011

In 2011, 10 research projects were awarded amounting to 419.000 TL in total.

Project Title

Researcher

Objectives

Nursing School Students' Attitudes about Gender Roles in Turkey

Fatma Başar

 

Marmara University, Ph.D. Candidate

To investigate the factors affecting nursing school students’ attitudes on traditional gender roles

 

 

Gender in Irregular Migration: A Comparison of International Migration Policies and Migrants' Experiences in Turkey and Morocco

Ayşen E. Üstübici

 

Koç University, Ph.D. Candidate

To explore the implementation of immigration laws and gendered experiences of transit / irregular migrants' in Turkey and Morocco situated at the periphery of Europe

Through the Eyes of the Victimized Children

 

Pınar Akkuş

 

İstanbul University, Ph.D. Candidate

To assess services provided by the Social Services and the Children’s Protection Institution of Turkey (SHÇEK) to sexually abused girls under protection by this institution

The Construction of Femininity and Masculinity in Friday Sermons

Asst. Prof. Hande Eslen Ziya

 

Bahçeşehir University

To analyze the contents of the mosque sermons given on Fridays and their role in the transformation of gender roles

 

Religion and Gender Equality in Turkey

Prof. Serpil Sancar

 

Ankara University

To understand how religious services given by state institutions to Sunni citizens in Turkey interpret equal rights between men and women and approach gender equality

 

Invisible Labor

Asst. Prof. Feryal Saygılıgil

 

İstanbul Arel University

To investigate women’s perceptions of household labor and factors that affect their perceptions

 

Women Delinquency and Femininity in Prison in Turkey

Assoc. Prof.

İpek Merçil

 

Galatasaray University

To review general factors leading to women’s imprisonment in Turkey and the conditions of women’s prisons

 

Key Success Factors for Women Entrepreneurs in Comparison to Their Male Counterparts

 

Prof. Hayat Kabasakal

 

Boğaziçi University

To gain insights about the key success factors in entrepreneurial careers, comparing the factors for women with those of men

Gender and War in First World War in the Ottoman Empire

Zeynep Kutluata

 

Sabancı University, Ph.D. Candidate

To investigate Muslim Ottoman women’s forms of involvement and experiences in the First World War

Universality and Cultural Relativity Discourse in Criminal Proceedings Related to Cases of Violence Against Migrant Women: The Case of Germany

Sevinç Eryılmaz

 

İstanbul Bilgi University, Ph.D. Candidate

To examine the criminal proceedings processes of cases of domestic violence against migrant Turkish women and/or the issue of honor crimes in Germany

 

 

 

 

 

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