Information Package / Course Catalogue
Contemporary Social Problems of Turkey
Course Code: KYL520
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

This course aimed to direct students to think about current political problems.

Course Content

By analyzing Turkey's industrialization process, current problems will be analyzed.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.The students are familiarized with the historical evolution and development of Turkish political life.
2.The students will analyze the role of interventions in Turkish political life.
3.The students will discuss and explain contemporary issues in Turkish political life.
4.Having knowledge about application-operation and institutions in the field.
5.Gaining the ability to do analysis.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Taner TİMUR (2013) Türk Devrimi ve Sonrası, İmge Kitabevi, Ankara.
2. Ömer ÇAHA (1999), Sivil Toplum, Aydınlar ve Demokrasi, İz Yayıncılık, İstanbul.
3.Kemal Karpat (2016) Türkiye'de Toplumsal Dönüşüm, Timaş Yayınları, İstanbul.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction
Week 2 - Theoretical
Modern Nation-states
Week 3 - Theoretical
The Revolution of 1908
Week 4 - Theoretical
The Proclamation of the Republic
Week 5 - Theoretical
Characteristics of the one party regime
Week 6 - Theoretical
Turkey after World War II
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Midterm exams
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exams
Week 9 - Theoretical
The military interventions
Week 10 - Theoretical
The evolution of the society
Week 11 - Theoretical
Social Movements in Turkey
Week 12 - Theoretical
Labour in Turkey
Week 13 - Theoretical
Bourgeoisie in Turkey
Week 14 - Theoretical
Human Rights Issues
Week 15 - Theoretical
Media in Turkey
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
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
OÇ-1
1
3
3
5
4
2
OÇ-2
2
3
3
5
4
2
OÇ-3
5
5
2
4
1
3
1
OÇ-4
2
1
1
1
4
OÇ-5
5
2
1
4
1
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