Academic Staff

Dr. Ayça Gelgeç Bakacak

Personal Information

Sex: Female

Date of Birth: 1975

Marital Status: Married

Correspondance

Address: Hacettepe University Department of Sociology

06800, Beytepe, Ankara, Turkey

Telephone: +90-312- 297 83 41

E-mail: abakacak@hacettepe.edu.tr

Degrees obtained

1. B. Sc. in Sociology, Hacettepe University, Ankara (TR), 1998
2. M. Sc. in Sociology, Hacettepe University, Ankara (TR), 2002
3. Ph. D in Sociology, Hacettepe University, Ankara (TR), 2008

Teaching interests

Crime, devince, sociology of gender, health and illness, statistics in social science, sociological theories

Courses taught

Undergraduate:

Introduction to Sociology
Classical Sociological Theories
Economic Sociology
Statistical Methods in Social Sciences

Research interests

Crime, deviance, gender, health and illness, social control, power.

Completed/Continuing Research Projects

Completed Research Projects

  • Project Assistant, Being Disabled in Turkey: A Study on Disabled Persons' Main Social Characteristics and Problems, (Türkiye'de Özürlü Birey Olma: Temel Sosyolojik Özellikleri ve Sorunları Üzerine Bir Araştırma), 2004-2006.

  • Project Assistant, Prominent Women of National Independence War and Early Republican Era, (Milli Mücadele Yıllarında ve Cumhuriyetin İlk Yıllarında İz Bırakan Kadınlar), 1999-2003.

Academic publications
Articles

  • "Differing Faces of Discourse on Social Control in Modernity", ( with Rahşan Balamir Bektaş), Journal of Faculty of Letters in Hacettepe University,vol:26, number:1, June 2009, pp: 33-48.
  • "Media Discourses on Homosexuality and Managing Heterosexism in Turkey", (with Pınar Öktem), Journal of Sociological Research, cilt:12, number:1, Spring 2009, pp: 5-32.

Other publications and Works

The Presentation of International Congress

  • "Media Discourses on Homosexuality and Managing Heterosexism in Turkey", paper presented (with Pınar Öktem), Art, Culture and Public Sephere: Expressive and Instrumental Values in Economic and Sociological Perspectives, 4-8 Kasım 2008, Venedik, İtalya.
  • "First Women in Certain Proffession in connection with Early Republican Turkey on Women", paper presented (with Tülin İçli), The Fifth International Congress on Atatürk,  8-12 December 2003, Ankara, Vol:1, Divan Yayıncılık, Ankara:2005, pp: 83-96

The Presentation of National Congress

  • "Homosexuality as "Deviant Others": Labelled by others or Labelling Others", (Sapmış "Öteki" Olarak Eşcinsellik: Etiketlenen mi? Etiketleyen mi?), paper presented (with Pınar Öktem) The Fifth National Congress on Sociology, Current Social Problems in Turkey, 19-23 September 2006, Malatya, pp: 105-112.
  • "The Phenomenology of Husserl in Sociology: Phenomenologic Sociology", (Husserl'in Fenomenolojisi'nin Sosyoloji'deki Yansıması: Fenomenolojik Sosyoloji), Symposiom on Philosophy and Social Science, 5-7 October 2005, Muğla, Vadi Yayınları, 2006.

Posters

  • Being Disabled in Turkey: A Study on Disabled Persons' Main Social Characteristics and Problems, (Türkiye'de Özürlü Birey Olma: Temel Sosyolojik Özellikleri ve Sorunları Üzerine Bir Araştırma), presented (with E. Burcu, A. Öğün, P. Öktem, M. Kamanlıoğlu, R. B. Bektaş, S. Turan), Proje Poster Sunumu, Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Bilim Düşün Sanat Şenliği, 4-6 October, Ankara, 2005.

PhD. Dissertation

  • A Qualitative Study on The Perception of Mental Illness based upon The Distinction between Normal/Pathological, (unpublished PhD thesis), Hacettepe University, Institute of Social Sciences, 2008.

M.A. Dissertation

  • The Concept of labelled criminal reflected in the works of Becker and Goffman within the intellectual framework of the modernist era and its implications to the present, (Unpublished masters thesis), Hacettepe University, Institute of Social Sciences, 2002.
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