Öncü, Ahmet F. Books

About the author: Dr. Ahmet Öncü received his PhD in sociology from the University of Alberta. He is currently on the faculty at the Graduate School of Management, Sabanci University, in Istanbul.

Sociological Inquiry Into the History of the Union of Turkish Chambers of Engineers and Architects
2003 0-7734-6881-1
This study presents a unique case study regarding the radicalization of professionals (engineers), and provides a theoretical framework for unifying the micro and macro levels of social theory. It lays a theoretical foundation in the excursus on Gramsci and Veblen, and presents a short history of modern Turkey focusing on the state/society relation. It then presents a detailed accounting of the Union of Turkish chambers of Engineers and Architects from 1954 to 1980.