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Recep Öztürk
Salih Murat Akkın
Süphan Nasır

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Burak Önal
Harun Serpil
Yiğit Yurder
2020 Volume 10
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Volume 8, Issue 3, December 2018,
Page(s): 313-321
Original Empirical Research
Received: June 23, 2017; Accepted: February 20, 2018; Published online: November 21, 2018
doi:10.2399/yod.18.017; Copyright © 2018, Deomed
Career Barriers Faced by Turkish Women Academics: Support for What?
Ayşen Bakioğlu1, Nilüfer Ülker2 (E-mail)
1Atatürk Faculty of Education, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey; 2School of Foreign Languages, Istanbul Technical University (ITU), Istanbul, Turkey
*An earlier version of this study was presented at ERPA International Congresses on Education, 4-7 June 2015, Athens, Greece.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the barriers Turkish women academics working in state universities face throughout their career progression. The research was formed in qualitative research design. Data was collected through face-to-face interviews with a semi-structured interview form. 20 women academics in total including nine professors, one assistant professor, two doctors and eight instructors from a variety of disciplines participated in the research. Content analysis was conducted and the themes that emerged as a result of the data analysis were "Support", "Career Breaks", and "Social Factors: Self-Confidence, Prejudice, and Role Conflict". The themes were supported by direct quotations from the participants' responses. Recommendations were made related to the findings of the research.
Keywords: Career, career barriers, higher education, women academics
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