Dissertations and Theses

  • ÇAHA, Ömer. The Role of Women in the Formation of Civil Society in Post-1980 Turkey. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Dilek Cindoğlu. June 1993.
  • ÖZMAN, A. Aylin. The State and Bar Associations in Turkey: A Study in Interest-Group Politics. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Metin Heper. June 1995.
  • İREM, Celal Nazım. Kemalist Modernism and the Genesis of Turkish Traditionalist Conservatism. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Ümit Cizre Sakallıoğlu. June 1996.
  • COŞAR, Simten. The State and Intellectual in Turkey: Between Liberal Ethos and the Myth of Democracy. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Metin Heper. June 1997.
  • YILDIZ, Ahmet. Search for an Ethno-Secular Delimitation of Turkish National Identity in the Kemalist Era. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Ayşe Kadıoğlu. May 1998.
  • AVCI (GÜNEY), Aylin. Regionalism as a Failure of National Integration: A Case Study of Italy.Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Meltem Müftüler-Baç. December 1998.
  • BAŞKAN, Filiz. The Nature of the Relationship Between Religious Communities and Civil Society in Turkey: The case of the Fethullah Gülen Community. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Fuat Keyman. December 1998.
  • ÇINAR, Menderes. The Republican Character of Islamism in Turkey from the Perspective of “The Political“. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Ümit Cizre Sakallıoğlu. December 1998.
  • DEMİREL, Tanel. Political Party Elites and the Breakdown of Democracy: The Turkish Case, 1973-1980. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ergun Özbudun. December 1998.
  • SANCAR, Malike Selçuk. Social Democracy in Turkey in a Comparative Setting. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Burak Arıkan. December 1998.
  • KAHRAMAN, Hasan Bülent. The Making and the Crisis of Turkish Social Democracy. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Fuat Keyman. February 1999.
  • ÖZTİMUR, Neşe. Professional Veiled Women: The Everyday Life Strategies of Professional Islamic Women in 1990s Bursa. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Dilek Cindoğlu. December 1999.
  • ÇOLAK, Yılmaz. Civilizing Process from Above: Culture and State in Turkey, 1923-1945. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Ahmet İçduygu. July 2000.
  • SOYARIK, Nalan. The Citizen of the State and the State of the Citizen: An Analysis of the Citizenization Process in Turkey. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Ahmet İçduygu. September 2000.
  • DURAN, Burhanettin. Transformation of Islamist Political Thought in Turkey from the Empire to the Early Republic (1908-1960): Necip Fazıl Kısakürek’s Political Ideas. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Ümit Cizre. January 2001.
  • BARKÇİN, Savaş Ş. Three Faces of the Legitimacy Crisis of Liberal Democracy: Identity, Rationality and Universality. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Fuat Keyman. June 2001.
  • YILMAZ, Mehmet. The State Elites and Secularism with Special Reference to the Military: The Case of the 1980 Military Intervention. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ergun Özbudun. February 2002.
  • ÇEMREK, Murat. Formation and Representation of Interests in Turkish Political Economy: The Case of MÜSİAD (Independent Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association). Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Hootan Shambayati. June 2002.
  • COŞKUN, Selim. Total Quality Management (TQM) in the Turkish Public Sector: The Views of Public Employees on Practices, Impacts and Problems for the Implementation of TQM in two Public Organizations. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ergun Özbudun. November 2002.
  • GENEL, Sema. NGO’s as the Link between State and Society? Women’s Community Centers in Southeastern Turkey. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Ahmet İçduygu. December 2002.
  • YILMAZ, Cevdet. Planning for Complex Modernity: The Turkish Case. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Emin Fuat Keyman. January 2003.
  • KOÇAN, Gürcan. Dialogism and Democracy. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Simon Wigley. April 2003.
  • KAYGUSUZ, Özlem. Foreign Policy and the Construction of Modern Turkish Citizenship during the National Struggle Period. Assoc. Prof. Ümit Cizre. May 2003.
  • USUL, Ali Resul. International Dimension of Democratization? The Influence of the European Union on the Consolidation of Democracy in Turkey 1987-2002. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ergun Özbudun. May 2003.
  • AYDIN, Ertan. The Peculiarities of the Turkish Revolutionary Ideology in the 1930s: The Ülkü Version of Kemalism, 1933-1936. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Ümit Cizre. September 2003.
  • KOYUNCU, Berrin. Globalization and Its Impact on Turkish Business Associations: TÜSİAD and MÜSİAD in a Comparative Perspective. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Fuat Keyman. September 2003.
  • KALİBER, Alper.Rearticulation of Turkish Foreign Policy, Its Impact on National /State Identity and State Society Relations in Turkey: The Cyprus Case. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Orhan Tekelioğlu. December 2003.
  • SONER, B. Ali. Minority Rights Regime in Turkey and the European Regional Organizations. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Banu Helvacıoğlu and Assoc. Prof. Ahmet İçduygu. February 2004.
  • HAZAMA, Yasushi. Electoral Volatility in Turkey. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Ömer Faruk Gençkaya. March 2004.
  • TOKTAŞ, Şule. Citizenship, Minorities and Immigrants: A Comparison of Turkey’s Jewish Minority and Turkish-Jewish Immigrants in Israel. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Ahmet İçduygu. June 2004.
  • GÖZDAŞOĞLU KÜÇÜKALİOĞLU, Elif. Imagi-nation of Gendered Nationalism: The Representation of Women as Gendered National Subjects in Ottoman-Turkish Novels (1908-1938). Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Banu Helvacıoğlu. November 2005.
  • TORUS, Emre. An Analysis on the Contribution of Civil Society to Democratic Consolidation in Turkey. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ergun Özbudun. May 2007.
  • DEMİRTAŞ, Neslihan. Critical Moments of Social Spatialization in the Neighboorhood: An Alternative Reading of the Mainstream Gecekondu History. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Banu Helvacıoğlu. June 2007.
  • KARATEKELİOĞLU, Petek. Europeanization, Domestic Political Change and Civil-Military Relations in Turkey. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Aylin Güney. December 2007.
  • ÇELENK, Ayşe Aslıhan. Europeanization and Devolution: Centre-Local Relations in Turkey. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Aylin Güney. September 2008.
  • ŞEN, Seher. The Production of Space and the Construction of Urbanity: Informal Practices in 1930s Ankara. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Alev Çınar. December 2008.
  • TOMBUŞ, Hasan Ertuğ. The Closure of the Political as a Problem of Democracy: A Critique on Democratic Thought in Turkey. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Aslı Çırakman. June 2009.
  • AYAN, Pelin. Theorizing Authoritarian Party Structures: The Case of Turkey. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Zeki Sarıgil. November 2009.
  • YILDIZ, Necip. Reflections upon Contemporary Turkish Democracy: A Rawlsian Perspective. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ergun Özbudun. December 2009.
  • ÇAĞLIYAN İÇENER, Zeyneb. Presidents, the State and “Democracy” in Turkey the Ideas and Praxis of Süleyman Demirel. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Metin Heper. February 2010.
  • BEKAROĞLU, Edip Asaf. The Dutch, the Un-Dutch, and the Semi-Dutch: The Politics of Multiculturalism and Muslim Minorities in the Netherlands. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Dilek Cindoğlu. April 2010.
  • KEÇELİ, Öncü. Constructing Morality for Turkey: The Moral Campaign of the 1980s as a Novel Technique of Governing. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Dilek Cindoğu. June 2010.
  • DOĞAN, Erkan. Articulating Socialism with Nationalism: A Critical Analysis of Nationalism in the Turkish Leftist Tradition in the 1960s. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ümit Cizre. August 2010.
  • DUMAN, Özkan. Whither Europeanization? Transformation of Minority Rights Protection in Greece and Turkey. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ergun Özbudun. December 2010.
  • SÜTÇÜ, Güliz. Democratic Party and Democracy in Turkey: With Special Reference to Celal Bayar and Adnan Menderes. Supervisor: Prof. Metin Heper. February 2011.
  • ÖRMECİ. Ozan. Portrait of a Turkish Social Democrat : İsmail Cem . Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Berrak Burçak. April 2011.
  • SAYLAN, İbrahim. Sub-State Nationalism within European Integration Process: A Comparative Study of Scattish, Basque and Kurdish Cases. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Saime Özçürümez. May 2011.
  • WURTHRICH, Fred Michael. Paradigms and Dynamic Change in the Turkish Party System. Supervisor: Prof. Metin Heper. May 2011
  • GENCEL SEZGİN, İpek. Political Engagement Patterns of Islamist Movements: The Case of the Nizam/Selamet Movement. Supervisor: Prof. Metin Heper. Co-Supervisor: Prof. Hamit Bozarslan. September 2011.
  • TAŞ, Hakkı. Politics of Re-Building Secular Hegemony and the Subject in Post -1997 Turkey. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Berrak Burçak. September 2011.
  • YILDIRIM, Senem. Exploring the Possibilities for the Social and the Political in the Public-Private Distinction in Arendt. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Banu Helvacıoğlu. September 2011.
  • AKDENİZ, Eylem. The Democrat as a Social Type: The Case of Turkey in the 1990s. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Zeki Sarıgil. December 2011.
  • ŞENSES, Nazlı. Rights and Democratic Accountability: A Comparative Study on Irregular Immigration in Greece, Spain and Turkey. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Saime Özçürümez. January 2012.
  • AKYÜZ, Selin. Political Manhood in 2000’s Turkey: Representations of Different Masculinities in Politics. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Dr. Dilek Cindoğlu. May 2012.
  • KÖNİ, Hakan. Transformatin of the Turkish Religious Right with Focus on the Impact of the State Elites Globalization and Europeanization. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Ioannis N. Grigoriadis. May 2012.
  • ALTUNOK, Gülbanu. Critique of Violence: A Study of The Relation between Politics and Violence in Some Modern Political Theories. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. James Alexander. December 2012.
  • ŞİŞMAN, Özlem. Reluctant Capitalists: The Rise of Neo-Islamic Bourgeoisie in Turkey. Supervisor: Prof. Metin Heper. January 2013.
  • USLU KUTLUKAYA, Esra. An Institutionalist Analysis to The EU’s Enlargement Policies: A Comparative Study of Polish and Turkish Accession Processes. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. H. Tolga Bölükbaşı. January 2013.
  • YİĞİT, Ahu. Celal Bayar and Political Leadership, 1937-1960. Supervisor: Prof. Metin Heper. January 2013.
  • KOTELIS, Andreas. Preconditions for Successful Rapprochement: A Comparative Analysis of the Greek-Turkish Rapprochement Efforts. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Esra Çuhadar Gürkaynak. September 2013.