Information Package / Course Catalogue
North-South Relations
Course Code: UYL502
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

Analysing the causes of economic and political differences between the North and the South and discussing the solution offers.

Course Content

In this course, the historical, political, and economic causes of the differences between the North that represent welfare, peace and technology and the South that represent development problems and conflict, will be studied

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to analyse the structures represented by the concepts of north and south in international relations
2.To be able to comprehend the reasons of North-South divisio
3.To be able to analyze the interconnection among the economy, jeopolitics and interdependence
4.To be able to comprehend development studies.
5.To be able to evaluate the contributions of a fair economic order and third-generation human rights to world peace.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Comeliau, C. (1992). Kuzey Güney İlişkileri. (T. Tunçdoğan, çeviri). İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları.
2.Anderson, B. (2006). Imagined Communities. Fairfield: Verso
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
History of North-south relations
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Christian Comeliau, Kuzey Güney İlişkileri, (Çev):Teoman Tunçdoğan, İletişim Yayınları, İstanbul 1992. Abdullah Uz, Teori ve Uygulamada Self-Determinasyon Hakkı, Uluslararası Hukuk ve Politika Cilt 3, No: 9 ss.60-81, 2007.
Week 2 - Theoretical
The birth of capitalism and colonialism
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Week 3 - Theoretical
The process of decolonization after the Second World War
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Week 4 - Theoretical
Interruption in the process of independence of the colonies: The crisis of 1973.
Week 4 - Preparation Work
1. Christian Comeliau, Kuzey Güney İlişkileri, (Çev):Teoman Tunçdoğan, İletişim Yayınları, İstanbul 1992. 4. Tayyar Arı, Global Politika ve Güney Asya, İstanbul, Alfa, 2000
Week 5 - Theoretical
From 1973s to 1980s : The search for a new economic order
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Week 6 - Theoretical
The end of the Cold War and the era of micro-nationalisms
Week 6 - Preparation Work
1. Christian Comeliau, Kuzey Güney İlişkileri, (Çev):Teoman Tunçdoğan, İletişim Yayınları, İstanbul 1992. 6. Celalettin Güngör, Sömürgeden Ulusa, Hint Milliyetçiliğinin Kökenleri, Ankara, Gazi, 2001
Week 7 - Theoretical
Revision for Midterm
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exams
Week 9 - Theoretical
Economy and geopolitics within the relations between north and south.
Week 9 - Preparation Work
1. Christian Comeliau, Kuzey Güney İlişkileri, (Çev):Teoman Tunçdoğan, İletişim Yayınları, İstanbul 1992.
Week 10 - Theoretical
Overall evaluation.
Week 10 - Preparation Work
1. Christian Comeliau, Kuzey Güney İlişkileri, (Çev):Teoman Tunçdoğan, İletişim Yayınları, İstanbul 1992. 7. Jawaharlal Nehru, Sosyal Devrimler ve Ulusal Savaşlar, Çev. Mehmet 8. Emin Bozarslan, İstanbul, Ant Yayınları, 1970.
Week 11 - Theoretical
The north and the south in the world economic system
Week 11 - Preparation Work
1. Christian Comeliau, Kuzey Güney İlişkileri, (Çev):Teoman Tunçdoğan, İletişim Yayınları, İstanbul 1992. 9. Faruk Ataay, “Tarihsel Süreçte Azgelismislik ve Demokrasi,” Praksis, 10. Ankara, S.10(Yaz-Güz), s.135-159.
Week 12 - Theoretical
Independence, integration and third-worldism.
Week 12 - Preparation Work
1. Christian Comeliau, Kuzey Güney İlişkileri, (Çev):Teoman Tunçdoğan, İletişim Yayınları, İstanbul 1992. 11. Jeffrey E. Key, “Soğuk Savaş Sonrası Yeni Bir Güney Asya Politikası”, Avrasya Dosyası, C.4 , S.3-4 (Sonbahar- Kıs 1998-1999), s. 160-172.
Week 13 - Theoretical
Regional cooperation
Week 13 - Preparation Work
1. Christian Comeliau, Kuzey Güney İlişkileri, (Çev):Teoman Tunçdoğan, İletişim Yayınları, İstanbul 1992.
Week 14 - Theoretical
The South's influence on the emergence of Third-generation human rights
Week 14 - Preparation Work
1. Christian Comeliau, Kuzey Güney İlişkileri, (Çev):Teoman Tunçdoğan, İletişim Yayınları, İstanbul 1992. 13. Nicos Poulantzas “Kapitalist Devlet: Miliband ve Laclau’ya Cevap”, Kapitalist Devlet Sorunu, çev. Yasemin Berkman, ed. Murat Belge, Atilla Aksoy,
Week 15 - Theoretical
Peace studies and the north-south relationship.
Week 15 - Preparation Work
1. Christian Comeliau, Kuzey Güney İlişkileri, (Çev):Teoman Tunçdoğan, İletişim Yayınları, İstanbul 1992.
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exams
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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