Yelda Özen

Yelda Özen
Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University | AYBU · Department of Sociology

PhD

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Introduction
Yelda Özen currently works at the Department of Sociology, Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University. Their most recent publication is 'Body work and later-life care in Turkey: a qualitative study of paid and unpaid carers of older people'.

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The ageing population of Turkey has brought later-life care into question. Family care remains most prevalent, but institutional, paid and professional care are increasing. Literature in Turkey has focused on the medical or social policy aspects but not care-givers’ experiences, nor how the care is performed. This study aims to illuminate care-give...
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z: Toplumsal cinsiyete bağlı sağlıkta eşitsizlikler uzun süredir çeşitli araştırmalarla ortaya konmakta, bu eşitsizliğin kökenlerinin kimi zaman yapısal ve kültürel faktörlere, kimi zaman da biyolojik farklılıklara dayanabileceği tartışılmaktadır. Günümüzde kadın ve erkek arasındaki sağlık statüsündeki farklılaşmanın en önemli göstergelerinden bazı...
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This study aims to understand the differences in conceptualizations of health and illness among the urban poor. Although the interconnections between poverty and health have been revealed many times, sometimes lumping the poor together into one homogeneous mass. But how poor individuals perceive health and illness has not received much attention so...
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Based on face-to-face, in-depth interviews with agricultural workers and oral history with the elderly residents of a village in Ankara, this paper aims to explore how labor migration from rural areas in Turkey to European countries (especially to Germany) has transformed rural life in Turkey, including the demographic structure, family dynamics, g...
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The Concept of Health Locus of Control (HLOC) indicates the personal belief of an individual about who or what affects his/her health. This approach emphasizes the importance of individual responsibility for health, especially in the school years which represent a ‘critical period’ for students to adopt healthy behaviours and lifestyles. The main a...
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The Concept of Health Locus of Control (HLOC) indicates the personal belief of an individual about who or what affects his/her health. This approach emphasizes the importance of individual responsibility for health, especially in the school years which represent a 'critical period' for students to adopt healthy behaviours and lifestyles. The main a...
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HEALTH BEHAVIOURS OF THE PERSONNEL OF PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN ANKARA The main purpose of study is to define the health behaviour profile of the personnel of primary schools as well as to define the topics to be given priority in health education activities. The research population consisted of all personnel of 564 primary schools in Ankara province. The...
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Dealing with return migration and its causes and consequences, it seems possible to provide a set of different answers: target orientation (savings), family affairs, legal restrictions, being unable to reach the set goals and loosing future perspectives, unexpected economic-social and/or cultural shocks experienced in the host societies, financial...

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