COURSE UNIT TITLE

: POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
ESH 0054 POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY ELECTIVE 2 0 0 4

Offered By

Faculty Of Letters

Level of Course Unit

First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)

Course Coordinator

PROFESSOR ÖZKAN YILDIZ

Offered to

American Culture and Literature
Archeology
Museology
.
Translation and Interpreting
.
Turkish Language and Literature
Translation and Interpreting(Turkish-German-English)
Psychology
Archeology
Comparative Literature
Philosophy
Linguistics
History
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies (English)
History
Comparative Literature

Course Objective

This course is a general introduction to social contex of politics and will cover these broad topics: Sociological perspective of politics, political party, political theory, political culture and state theory

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   Defining power and politics
2   To explaine social contex of politics
3   To show the role of political instutitions in modern society
4   To understand democratic perspective of modern state
5   To explaine political party, political elites and political behaviour

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Defining sociology of politics
2 Politics at the sociological perspective
3 Society and politics I: Ibn-i Haldun, J. J. Rousseau
4 Society and Politics II: Johne Locke, Karl Marx
5 Politics and elite theory
6 Political culture I
7 Political culture II
8 The theory of the state
9 Mid term
10 Democracy and citizenship
11 Political transition
12 The understanding of civil society and public sphere

Recomended or Required Reading

1. Siyasal Sosyoloji, Ali Y. Sarıbay, Der Yayınları, 1998, Ist.
2. Devlet ve Sivil Toplum, Haz: John Kean, Ayrıntı yayınları, 1989, Ist.
3. Siyaset Sosyolojisi, Nur Vergin, Bağlam yayınları, 2006, Ist.
4. Siyasal Düşünceler ve Yönetimler, Ayferi Göze, Betaş yayınları, 2000, Ist.
5. Siyaset Sosyolojisi, Tom Bottomore, Teori yayınları, 1987,Ankara
6. Türkiye de Anayasalar ve Siyaset, Mustafa Erdoğan, Liberte, 2003, Ankara
7. Siyaset Sosyolojisi, Maurice Duverger, Varlık yayınları, ist.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Face to face

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
2 FIN FINAL EXAM
3 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE * 0.40 + FIN * 0.60
4 RST RESIT
5 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE * 0.40 + RST * 0.60


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

Exams

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

Mail: ozkan.yildiz@deu.edu.tr

Office Hours

To be announced.

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 16 3 48
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 12 3 36
Midterm 1 6 6
Final 1 12 12
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 102

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

PO/LOPO.1PO.2PO.3PO.4PO.5PO.6PO.7PO.8PO.9PO.10PO.11PO.12PO.13PO.14PO.15
LO.15
LO.25
LO.35
LO.45
LO.55