Information Package / Course Catalogue
Current Sociological Issues in Turkey and the World
Course Code: KYL541
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
Objectives of the Course

The aim of the course is to reveal the current social problems both in Turkey and in the world and to produce solution proposal

Course Content

Firstly, sociology studies in Turkey and in the world are generally evaluated. Then the concepts of industrialization, modernization, class, city, ideology are examined.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be aware of sociology studies in Turkey and in the world
2.To understand the relationship of sociology with social problems
3.To offer solutions for social problems
4.Having knowledge about application-operation and institutions in the field.
5.Gaining the ability to do analysis.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Anthony Giddens (edi), Sosyoloji, İstanbul: Say Yayınları, 2017.
2.Anthony Giddens, Siyaset, Sosyoloji ve Toplumsal Teori, İstanbul: Metis Yayınları, 2017.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Sociological studies in the world
Week 2 - Theoretical
Sociological studies in Turkey
Week 3 - Theoretical
Theoretical problems of sociology
Week 4 - Theoretical
Week 5 - Theoretical
Social classes and strata
Week 6 - Theoretical
Urbanization problems
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Midterm exam
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Religion and ideology
Week 10 - Theoretical
Week 11 - Theoretical
Nation and race
Week 12 - Theoretical
Political Sociology
Week 13 - Theoretical
Week 14 - Theoretical
Week 15 - Theoretical
Refugees and migration
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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