Information Package / Course Catalogue
Socıal And Polıtıcal Theory
Course Code: KYL546
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

Examining the approaches and the thinkers of social and political theory and explore the concepts of these theories in respect to a historical perspective

Course Content

Eploring the founder names of social sciences from Enlightenment and political economy in the eighteenth century to our time

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To provide to conceive the interdisipliner interaction related to the political science
2.o build a problem with regard to Political Science independently, to develop solutions, to resolve the problem, to evaluate the results and to apply it if required.
3.To critically evaluate the knowledge and abilities gained in the field of Political Science through following the emerging theoretical and practical developments.
4.To have knowledge about the teachings and theories in the discipline.
5.Gaining the ability to do analysis.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Karl. R. Popper, “Büyük Sözlere Karşı Sözler”, Daha İyi Bir Dünya Arayışı, s. 98-112.
2.Anthony Giddens - Günümüzde Sosyal Teori
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Meeting. Knowledge, Understanding the issue of science and science assets.
Week 2 - Theoretical
Scientific method, research methods of sociology.
Week 3 - Theoretical
Theories of Socialization and periods
Week 4 - Theoretical
Types of community and social interaction
Week 5 - Theoretical
Political, sociological analysis of political thought, government and democracy
Week 6 - Theoretical
Sociological analysis of the meaning of religion and religious order, secularism
Week 7 - Theoretical
Revision for Midterm Exams
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exams
Week 9 - Theoretical
Family and education
Week 10 - Theoretical
Social structure and change analysis
Week 11 - Theoretical
Liberalism and neo-libertarians
Week 12 - Theoretical
Conservatism, neo-conservatives
Week 13 - Theoretical
Feminism
Week 14 - Theoretical
Nationalism, fascism and racism
Week 15 - Final Exam
Final Exams
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
2
1
3
2
1
OÇ-2
3
2
1
1
OÇ-3
4
3
2
1
5
1
OÇ-4
4
3
2
OÇ-5
3
2
1
1
1
4
Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue