Information Package / Course Catalogue
Society, Culture and Politics
Course Code: KYL521
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 aim of the course is to examine the relation between culture and politics, which are seen as different social planes, in the course of culture and politics and to investigate the cultural politics of modern Turkey.

Course Content

Examination of the formation of political institutions and political cultures; cultural processes; culture molds; contemporary theories of political culture. Developments and changes in the world; population, family, socio-economic indicators, political effects of factors such as urbanization. Universality and locality; multiculturalism and new political projects.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Lec. Halil MUTİOĞLU
Learning Outcomes
1.To have knowledge about the teachings and theories in discipline.
2.Having knowledge about application-operation and institutions in the field.
3.Gaining the ability to do analysis.
4.To know different approaches which discuss the relationship between culture and politics theoretically.
5.To be able to understand political-economic processes and institutions in different societies in cultural contexts and cultural phenomena in political and economic contexts.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Jeffrey ALEXANDER, Kültür ve Siyaset, Pınar Yayınları, İstanbul, 1999.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Course Content, Methodology, Resources and Information about Evaluation
Week 2 - Theoretical
Culture and Politics, Are Independent Social Plans?
Week 3 - Theoretical
Different Approaches to Culture and Politics: Liberal Approach
Week 4 - Theoretical
Marxist Approach
Week 5 - Theoretical
Post-Structural Approach
Week 6 - Theoretical
Literature And Politics
Week 7 - Theoretical
Midterm Exams
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm Exams
Week 9 - Theoretical
Media And Politics
Week 10 - Theoretical
Cinema and Politics
Week 11 - Theoretical
Culture Politics in Modern Turkey: Ottoman Modernization
Week 12 - Theoretical
One Party Period Culture
Week 13 - Theoretical
Culture and politics from 1950s to 80s
Week 14 - Theoretical
Culture and politics after 1980
Week 15 - Theoretical
Cultural Politics in the New Liberal Period
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
3
1
4
2
5
OÇ-2
3
3
3
5
5
4
OÇ-3
4
2
OÇ-4
1
1
4
OÇ-5
2
4
1
3
1
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