Information Package / Course Catalogue
Social Differentiation, Integration and Its Effects on Education in Turkey
Course Code: SBE719
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Third Cycle (Doctorate Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

1. To give information to students about the types of social differentiation in Turkish society and their effects on social structure. 2. To help students to analyze whether social differentiations are a richness or a threat for the integrity of the social structure from different perspectives. 3. To help the students to discuss and develop different opinions about what conditions are necessary o make a positive contribution for social differences to social integration. 4. To provide a suitable environment for students to develop appropriate theoretical and practical solutions about how to be transformed social conflicts arising from social differentiations into social solidarity through education.

Course Content

The types of social differentiation emerging in social structures: gender, race, religion, language, color, region, political affiliation, economic status, occupation and education level. Polarization among the people caused by social differences. How social differentiations threaten the social structure. How social differentials in the social structure are a richness for social integration. The role of education in social differentiation and social integration in contemporary Turkey.

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Learning Outcomes
1.Students comprehend various types and causes of social diffentiation in societies.
2.Students explain how Turkish society is differentiated based on gender, race, religion, language, color, region, political affiliation, economic status, occupation and education level.
3.Students examine whether social differentiations are a richness or a threat for the integrity of the social structure from different perspectives.
4.Students comprehend various types and causes of social diffentiation in societies.
5.Students examine whether social differentiations are a richness or a threat for the integrity of the social structure from different perspectives.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Giddens, A. 2000. Sosyoloji, Yayina Hazırlayan: Hüseyin Özel-Cemal Güzel, Ankara: Ayraç Yayınevi.
2.Gökçe, Birsen 2004. Türkiye’nin Toplumsal Yapısı ve Toplumsal Kurumlar, Ankara: Savaş Yayınevi.
3.Kerbo, Harold R. 1983. Social Stratification and Inequality, California Polytechnic State University: CA.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Meeting with the students and introduction to generel course contents
Week 2 - Theoretical
Sociological theory
Week 3 - Theoretical
Social stratification
Week 4 - Theoretical
Social stratification and class structure
Week 5 - Theoretical
The types of social differentiation emerging in social structures
Week 6 - Theoretical
Polarization among the people caused by social differences.
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
How social differentiations threaten the social structure?
Week 8 - Theoretical
How social differentials in the social structure are a richness for social integration?
Week 9 - Theoretical
Midterm Exam
Week 10 - Theoretical
Characteristics of Turkish society
Week 11 - Theoretical
The role of education in social differentiation and social integration in contemporary Turkey.
Week 12 - Theoretical
To review research articles about The role of education in social differentiation and social integration in contemporary Turkey
Week 13 - Theoretical
To review research articles about The role of education in social differentiation and social integration in contemporary Turkey
Week 14 - Theoretical
To review research articles about The role of education in social differentiation and social integration in contemporary Turkey
Week 15 - Theoretical
To review research articles about The role of education in social differentiation and social integration in contemporary Turkey
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory143384
Assignment34527
Midterm Examination1437
Final Examination1437
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)125
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
5
4
OÇ-2
4
4
OÇ-3
OÇ-4
OÇ-5
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