Information Package / Course Catalogue
Constitutions and Coups in Turkey
Course Code: KYL549
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

In this course, it's intended to examine the constitutional system and the recent democratization process and stages of Turkey.

Course Content

To examine the relationship between the constitution and democracy in the historical process.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Lec. Hüseyin GÜL
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to explain the concepts of democracy and constitutional process
2.To be able to master the concept of constituent power
3.To be able to examine the Turkish constitutional process
4.To be able to analyze the rules of constitutional administration and auditing
5.To be able to discuss the history of Turkish democracy through military coups
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Sander Oral, Osmanlı-Türk Anayasal Gelişmeleri 1789-1890, Yapı-Kredi yayınları, İstanbul, 32 Baskı, 2018.
2.Kemal Karpat, Türk Demokrasi Tarihi, Afa yay., İstanbul, 1996.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Meeting and preparing the course content
Week 2 - Theoretical
Descripting the Constitution movements on the scale of the World and Turkey
Week 3 - Theoretical
Constructing the Constitution: Investigating the Concepts of Constituent/ Derived Power
Week 4 - Theoretical
Examination of Turkish Constitutional Movements: 1876 Constitution: I. and II. Constitutional Monarchies
Week 5 - Theoretical
War of Independence Period: 1921 Constitution
Week 6 - Theoretical
1924 Constitution Construction Process
Week 7 - Theoretical
Revision for Midterms
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exams
Week 9 - Theoretical
1960 coup and 1961 Constitution: Events, Practice
Week 10 - Theoretical
1980 Military Coup and 1982 Constitution Process
Week 11 - Theoretical
Coups and Constitutional Changes in the term of 1982 Constitution
Week 12 - Theoretical
Presentations of the students by examining the relevant areas related to the periods of coup and constitution (elections, political parties, social structure and democracy)
Week 13 - Theoretical
Presentations of the students by examining the relevant areas related to the periods of coup and constitution (elections, political parties, social structure and democracy)
Week 14 - Theoretical
Presentations of the students by examining the relevant areas related to the periods of coup and constitution (elections, political parties, social structure and democracy)
Week 15 - Theoretical
Presentations of the students by examining the relevant areas related to the periods of coup and constitution (elections, political parties, social structure and democracy)
Week 16 - Final Exam
Finals
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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PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
OÇ-1
1
1
2
4
5
2
1
OÇ-2
1
2
2
1
OÇ-3
3
2
1
1
5
OÇ-4
2
4
2
3
2
1
OÇ-5
1
2
2
4
3
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