Information Package / Course Catalogue
Theories of Democracy and Representation
Course Code: KYL504
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

The course of the 20th century, the prevailing theories of democracy, a historical perspective and the scope and limits of democracy and civic activity within the framework aims to evaluate the models put forward by the different viewpoints.

Course Content

This course discusses the relationship of democracy and citizen participation, active participation of citizens in political processes and theories of deliberative democracy which focuses on the theory's emphasis on the communicative processes. Developments in the present political system in the 1900s are discussed, since the transition to multi-party political life, political parties, socio-cultural dynamics, the main political forces, civil society development and discusses issues such as democratic consolidation.

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Learning Outcomes
1.• The students learn about theories of democracy olabliecektir.
2.• Students will be able to analyze A current democratic developments.
3.• Will consist of awareness and vision of democracy.
4.To have knowledge about the teachings and theories in discipline.
5.Gaining the ability to do analysis.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.• Blaug, R., (1996), “New Theories of Discursive Democracy”, Philosophy of Social Criticism .22/1.
2.• Blaug, R., (1996), “New Developments in Deliberative Democracy”, Politics 2/16, s. 71-77.
3.• Bohman, J., (1998), “The Coming Age of Deliberating Democracy”, The Journal of Political Philosophy 6, s. 400-425.
4.• Boyte, H. C., (1996), “Habermas and Public Sphere, Citizenship as Public Work” Contention, 5,3.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Dating and the creation of lesson plan
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 2 - Theoretical
"Social Foundations of Democracy
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 3 - Theoretical
Theories of Democracy: Liberal Theories
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 4 - Theoretical
The Rise and Expansion of Democracy in the Working Class
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 5 - Theoretical
Elitism and Democracy
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 6 - Theoretical
Political Representation
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exams
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exams
Week 9 - Theoretical
Theories of Political Representation The liberal, collectivist, and corporatist radical theories of representation, theories of representation practices in various countries as a result of the implementation of a concrete discussion of the views
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 10 - Theoretical
Seçim Sistemleri ve Temsil Adaleti, D’hont sistemi
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 11 - Theoretical
Authority Structure and Functioning of Parliament
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 12 - Theoretical
Crisis of Democracy
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 13 - Theoretical
The Evolution of Political Representation and Representative of the Ottoman Period
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 14 - Theoretical
Political Representation and Representation in the Republic of Turkey
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 15 - Theoretical
Parliamentary Identity in Turkey
Week 15 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory144398
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination120121
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)130
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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