Dissertations and Theses

  • ├çAHA, ├ľmer. The Role of Women in the Formation of Civil Society in Post-1980 Turkey. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Dilek Cindo─člu. June 1993.
  • ├ľZMAN, A. Aylin. The State and Bar Associations in Turkey: A Study in Interest-Group Politics. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Metin Heper. June 1995.
  • ─░REM, Celal Naz─▒m. Kemalist Modernism and the Genesis of Turkish Traditionalist Conservatism. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. ├ťmit Cizre Sakall─▒o─člu. June 1996.
  • CO┼×AR, 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. Ay┼če Kad─▒o─člu. May 1998.
  • AVCI (G├ťNEY), Aylin. Regionalism as a Failure of National Integration: A Case Study of Italy.Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Meltem M├╝ft├╝ler-Ba├ž. December 1998.
  • BA┼×KAN, Filiz. The Nature of the Relationship Between Religious Communities and Civil Society in Turkey: The case of the Fethullah G├╝len Community. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Fuat Keyman. December 1998.
  • ├çINAR, Menderes. The Republican Character of Islamism in Turkey from the Perspective of ÔÇťThe PoliticalÔÇť. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. ├ťmit Cizre Sakall─▒o─člu. December 1998.
  • DEM─░REL, Tanel. Political Party Elites and the Breakdown of Democracy: The Turkish Case, 1973-1980. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ergun ├ľzbudun. December 1998.
  • SANCAR, Malike Sel├žuk. Social Democracy in Turkey in a Comparative Setting. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Burak Ar─▒kan. December 1998.
  • KAHRAMAN, Hasan B├╝lent. The Making and the Crisis of Turkish Social Democracy. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Fuat Keyman. February 1999.
  • ├ľZT─░MUR, Ne┼če. Professional Veiled Women: The Everyday Life Strategies of Professional Islamic Women in 1990s Bursa. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Dilek Cindo─člu. December 1999.
  • ├çOLAK, Y─▒lmaz. Civilizing Process from Above: Culture and State in Turkey, 1923-1945. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Ahmet ─░├žduygu. 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 ─░├žduygu. September 2000.
  • DURAN, Burhanettin. Transformation of Islamist Political Thought in Turkey from the Empire to the Early Republic (1908-1960): Necip Faz─▒l K─▒sak├╝rekÔÇÖs Political Ideas. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. ├ťmit Cizre. January 2001.
  • BARK├ç─░N, Sava┼č ┼×. 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 ├ľzbudun. February 2002.
  • ├çEMREK, Murat. Formation and Representation of Interests in Turkish Political Economy: The Case of M├ťS─░AD (Independent IndustrialistsÔÇÖ and BusinessmenÔÇÖs Association). Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Hootan Shambayati. June 2002.
  • CO┼×KUN, 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 ├ľzbudun. November 2002.
  • GENEL, Sema. NGOÔÇÖs as the Link between State and Society? WomenÔÇÖs Community Centers in Southeastern Turkey. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Ahmet ─░├žduygu. December 2002.
  • YILMAZ, Cevdet. Planning for Complex Modernity: The Turkish Case. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Emin Fuat Keyman. January 2003.
  • KO├çAN, G├╝rcan. Dialogism and Democracy. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Simon Wigley. April 2003.
  • KAYGUSUZ, ├ľzlem. Foreign Policy and the Construction of Modern Turkish Citizenship during the National Struggle Period. Assoc. Prof. ├ťmit 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 ├ľzbudun. May 2003.
  • AYDIN, Ertan. The Peculiarities of the Turkish Revolutionary Ideology in the 1930s: The ├ťlk├╝ Version of Kemalism, 1933-1936. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. ├ťmit Cizre. September 2003.
  • KOYUNCU, Berrin. Globalization and Its Impact on Turkish Business Associations: T├ťS─░AD and M├ťS─░AD in a Comparative Perspective. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Fuat Keyman. September 2003.
  • KAL─░BER, 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 Tekelio─člu. December 2003.
  • SONER, B. Ali. Minority Rights Regime in Turkey and the European Regional Organizations. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Banu Helvac─▒o─člu and Assoc. Prof. Ahmet ─░├žduygu. February 2004.
  • HAZAMA, Yasushi. Electoral Volatility in Turkey. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. ├ľmer Faruk Gen├žkaya. March 2004.
  • TOKTA┼×, ┼×ule. Citizenship, Minorities and Immigrants: A Comparison of TurkeyÔÇÖs Jewish Minority and Turkish-Jewish Immigrants in Israel. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Ahmet ─░├žduygu. June 2004.
  • G├ľZDA┼×O─×LU K├ť├ç├ťKAL─░O─×LU, Elif. Imagi-nation of Gendered Nationalism: The Representation of Women as Gendered National Subjects in Ottoman-Turkish Novels (1908-1938). Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Banu Helvac─▒o─člu. November 2005.
  • TORUS, Emre. An Analysis on the Contribution of Civil Society to Democratic Consolidation in Turkey. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ergun ├ľzbudun. May 2007.
  • DEM─░RTA┼×, Neslihan. Critical Moments of Social Spatialization in the Neighboorhood: An Alternative Reading of the Mainstream Gecekondu History. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Banu Helvac─▒o─člu. June 2007.
  • KARATEKEL─░O─×LU, Petek. Europeanization, Domestic Political Change and Civil-Military Relations in Turkey. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Aylin G├╝ney. December 2007.
  • ├çELENK, Ay┼če Asl─▒han. Europeanization and Devolution: Centre-Local Relations in Turkey. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Aylin G├╝ney. September 2008.
  • ┼×EN, Seher. The Production of Space and the Construction of Urbanity: Informal Practices in 1930s Ankara. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Alev ├ç─▒nar. December 2008.
  • TOMBU┼×, Hasan Ertu─č. The Closure of the Political as a Problem of Democracy: A Critique on Democratic Thought in Turkey. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Asl─▒ ├ç─▒rakman. June 2009.
  • AYAN, Pelin. Theorizing Authoritarian Party Structures: The Case of Turkey. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Zeki Sar─▒gil. November 2009.
  • YILDIZ, Necip. Reflections upon Contemporary Turkish Democracy: A Rawlsian Perspective. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ergun ├ľzbudun. December 2009.
  • ├çA─×LIYAN ─░├çENER, Zeyneb. Presidents, the State and ÔÇťDemocracyÔÇŁ in Turkey the Ideas and Praxis of S├╝leyman Demirel. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Metin Heper. February 2010.
  • BEKARO─×LU, 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 Cindo─člu. April 2010.
  • KE├çEL─░, ├ľnc├╝. Constructing Morality for Turkey: The Moral Campaign of the 1980s as a Novel Technique of Governing. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Dilek Cindo─ču. June 2010.
  • DO─×AN, Erkan. Articulating Socialism with Nationalism: A Critical Analysis of Nationalism in the Turkish Leftist Tradition in the 1960s. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. ├ťmit Cizre. August 2010.
  • DUMAN, ├ľzkan. Whither Europeanization? Transformation of Minority Rights Protection in Greece and Turkey. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ergun ├ľzbudun. December 2010.
  • S├ťT├ç├ť, G├╝liz. Democratic Party and Democracy in Turkey: With Special Reference to Celal Bayar and Adnan Menderes. Supervisor: Prof. Metin Heper. February 2011.
  • ├ľRMEC─░. Ozan. Portrait of a Turkish Social Democrat : ─░smail Cem . Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Berrak Bur├žak. April 2011.
  • SAYLAN, ─░brahim. Sub-State Nationalism within European Integration Process: A Comparative Study of Scattish, Basque and Kurdish Cases. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Saime ├ľz├ž├╝r├╝mez. May 2011.
  • WURTHRICH, Fred Michael. Paradigms and Dynamic Change in the Turkish Party System. Supervisor: Prof. Metin Heper. May 2011
  • GENCEL SEZG─░N, ─░pek. Political Engagement Patterns of Islamist Movements: The Case of the Nizam/Selamet Movement. Supervisor: Prof. Metin Heper. Co-Supervisor: Prof. Hamit Bozarslan. September 2011.
  • TA┼×, Hakk─▒. Politics of Re-Building Secular Hegemony and the Subject in Post -1997 Turkey. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Berrak Bur├žak. September 2011.
  • YILDIRIM, Senem. Exploring the Possibilities for the Social and the Political in the Public-Private Distinction in Arendt. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Banu Helvac─▒o─člu. September 2011.
  • AKDEN─░Z, Eylem. The Democrat as a Social Type: The Case of Turkey in the 1990s. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Zeki Sar─▒gil. December 2011.
  • ┼×ENSES, Nazl─▒. Rights and Democratic Accountability: A Comparative Study on Irregular Immigration in Greece, Spain and Turkey. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Saime ├ľz├ž├╝r├╝mez. January 2012.
  • AKY├ťZ, Selin. Political Manhood in 2000ÔÇÖs Turkey: Representations of Different Masculinities in Politics. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Dr. Dilek Cindo─člu. May 2012.
  • K├ľN─░, 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, G├╝lbanu. Critique of Violence: A Study of The Relation between Politics and Violence in Some Modern Political Theories. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. James Alexander. December 2012.
  • ┼×─░┼×MAN, ├ľzlem. Reluctant Capitalists: The Rise of Neo-Islamic Bourgeoisie in Turkey. Supervisor: Prof. Metin Heper. January 2013.
  • USLU KUTLUKAYA, Esra. An Institutionalist Analysis to The EUÔÇÖs Enlargement Policies: A Comparative Study of Polish and Turkish Accession Processes. Supervisor: Asst. Prof. H. Tolga B├Âl├╝kba┼č─▒. January 2013.
  • Y─░─×─░T, 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 G├╝rkaynak. September 2013.