Select Publications:

Isik A. Aytac, Bruce H Rankin, Arda İbikoglu. 2014. “The Social Impact of the 2008 Global Economic Crisis on Neighborhoods, Households, and Individuals in Turkey.” Social Indicators Research, 1-19.

Bruce H. Rankin, Isik A. Aytac and Banu Kavakli Birdal 2013. “The 2008 economic crisis and household coping strategies among married urban families in Turkey”, METU, Studies in Development Journal: 40 (August), Vol 2, pp 317-338.

Isik A. Aytac, Bruce H. Rankin, Banu Kavakli Birdal and Arda Ibikoglu. 2013. “The impact of 2008 Financial Crisis on Families: Preliminary Findings”, Journal of Economics: Special Issue on Economic Crisis. (Iktisat Dergisi) January-March No 523, pp 84.

Isik A. Aytac and Bruce Rankin. 2009. “Economic Crisis and Marital Problems in Turkey: A Test of the Family Stress Model.” Journal of Marriage and Family 71:756-767.

Isik A. Aytac and Bruce Rankin. 2008. “Unemployment, Economic Strain, and Family Distress: The Impact of the 2001 Economic Crisis.” New Perspectives on Turkey 38 (Spring):181-203.

Bruce Rankin and Isik Aytac. 2008. “Religiosity, the Headscarf, and Education in Turkey: An Analysis of 1988 Data and Current Implications.” British Journal of the Sociology of Education. Volume 29, Number 3, 273-287.

Bruce Rankin and Isik Aytac. 2006. “Gender Inequality in Schooling: The Case of Turkey.” Sociology of Education 79(1):25-43.

Isik A. Aytac and Bruce H. Rankin. 2004. “Modernity, Traditionality, and Junior High School Attainment in Turkey.”  Social Indicators Research, Volume 66, Issue 3, pp: 267-282. SSCI

Isik A. Aytac. 2002. “Tradition or Need?  Reasons for Coresiding with Elderly in Urban Areas.” Nufusbilim Dergisi (Demography Journal), Vol: 24, pp: 23-36.

Isik A. Aytac. 2002. “Occupational Sex Stratification, Marital Power and Household Division of Labor: The Case of US.”  Bogazici Journal: Review of Social, Economic and Administrative Studies, Vol. 16, no.1, pp: 79-95.

Isik A. Aytac. 1998. “Intergenerational Living Arrangements in Turkey.” Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 13:241-264.

Yean-Ju Lee and  Isik Aytac 1998. “Intergenerational Financial Support Among Whites, African-Americans, and Latinos” Journal of Marriage and the Family, 60: 426-441.

Isik Aytac. 1995. Book Review: “Demography of Aging,” by Linda Martin and Samuel Preston (eds.), American Journal of Sociology, 100:1651-53.

Isik Aytac. 1990. “Sharing Household Tasks in the United States and Sweden:  A Reassessment of Kohn’s Theory” Sociological Spectrum, 10:357-371.

C. M. Snipp and Isik Aytac  1990. “The Labor Force Participation of American Indian Women.” Research in Human Capital and Development Vol. 6, JAI Press, Inc.