Information Package / Course Catalogue
Government Systems and Turkey: Theory and Practice
Course Code: KYL550
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

To teach the basic characteristics, advantages and disadvantages of government systems and to teach in detail the systems of government applied in Turkey.

Course Content

The regimentation of the government systems based on the the theory of separation of powers, characteristics, advantages and disadvantages, and features of government systems that have been applied in Turkey.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to explain the conceptual basis and importance of the principle of separation of powers
2.To be able to indicate the nature of the relations between legislative-executive in the classification of government systems as political regimes.
3.To be able to classify government systems based on unity of power.
4.To be able to classify government systems based on exact separation of power.
5.To know government systems based on soft and balanced separation of powers.
6.In the light of the current political developments in Turkey, analyzing the nature of the governmental system and its features.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Gözler Kemal, Anayasa Hukuku, Ekin Kitabevi, Bursa, 2018
2.DUVERGER, Maurice, Seçimle Gelen Krallar, (Çev: ERKURT, Necati), 1.B., Kelebek y., İstanbul, 1986.
3.SARTORİ, Giovanni, Karşılaştırmalı Anayasa Mühendisliği, Çev.:ÖZBUDUN, Ergun), Yetkin y., Ankara, 1997.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Principle of separation of powers, meaning and conceptual basis. Legislative, executive and judicial relations in the classification of government systems
Week 2 - Theoretical
The meaning of the unity of power systems and the features of Assembly government system.
Week 3 - Theoretical
Principle of separation of powers: Examination of Parliamentary Government System; Examination of Presidential Government System
Week 4 - Theoretical
Examination of the Semi-Presidential Government System
Week 5 - Theoretical
The Presidential Parliamentary Government System and the Superpresidential Government System
Week 6 - Theoretical
Revision for midterms
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterms
Week 8 - Theoretical
Examination of the systems based on the separation of powers which started with the transition to the constitutional system in Turkey: Government Systems in Constitutions of 1876 and 1921.
Week 9 - Theoretical
Examination of the systems based on the separation of powers which started with the transition to the constitutional system in Turkey: Government Systems in Constitutions of 1924 and 1961.
Week 10 - Theoretical
Examination of the systems based on the separation of powers which started with the transition to the constitutional system in Turkey: Government Systems in Constitution of 1982 and the robust executive power since 2017.
Week 11 - Theoretical
Examination of the systems based on the separation of powers which started with the transition to the constitutional system in Turkey: Transition and implementation of Presidential Government Sytem in the constitution of 1982 in Turkey.
Week 12 - Theoretical
Presentations of the homeworks of the students which were prepared by examining the governmental systems of different countries.
Week 13 - Theoretical
Presentations of the homeworks of the students which were prepared by examining the governmental systems of different countries.
Week 14 - Theoretical
Presentations of the homeworks of the students which were prepared by examining the governmental systems of different countries.
Week 15 - Theoretical
Presentations of the homeworks of the students which were prepared by examining the governmental systems of different countries.
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
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
OÇ-1
1
2
3
2
4
OÇ-2
2
3
2
4
5
OÇ-3
2
4
2
3
OÇ-4
5
2
3
2
4
OÇ-5
2
2
1
3
2
OÇ-6
2
3
2
4
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