Law

Sociology Of Law(HUK293)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
HUK293 Sociology Of Law 3 2 0 0 2 2
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Zeynep Özlem ÜSKÜL ENGİN zeynepuskul@yahoo.com (Email)
Assistant
Objective Students can completely understand ‘law’s a social phenomenon’
They get that making and practicing of law should care social reality. Students should understand specific logic of ‘social’
Content Week 1. Society and Law
Week 2. Sociology and Sociology of Law
Week 3. Law as a Social Control
Week 4. History from Law to Sociology
Week 5. Free Research School, Historical School, Legal Realism, Sociological Jurisprudence
Week 6. History from Sociology to Law
Week 7. Durkheim, Weber and Marx
Week 8. Law as a Sociological reality
Week 9. Positive Law, Customary Law, Spontaneous Law
Week 10. Normative Fact
Week 11. Current Legal Sociology
Week 12. Luhmann and Black
Week 13. Practical Sociology of Law
Week 14. Customary Law and Sociology of Law
Course Learning Outcomes 1. Students learn empiric research methods
2. Students can be aware of the different perspectives about positive and ‘living law’ or law in books and law in life
3. They get a skill which can look at themselves and at their legal system from outside.
Teaching and Learning Methods
References Deflem, Mathieu, Sociology of Law, Cambridge University press
Barkan, Steven E., Law and Society: an Introduction, Pearson Prentice Hall Press
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Society and Law
2 Sociology and Sociology of Law
3 Law as a Social Control
4 History from Law to Sociology
5 Free Research School, Historical School, Legal Realism, Sociological Jurisprudence
6 History from Sociology to Law
7 Durkheim, Weber and Marx
8 Law as a Sociological reality
9 Positive Law, Customary Law, Spontaneous Law
10 Normative Fact
11 Current Legal Sociology
12 Luhmann and Black
13 Practical Sociology of Law
14 Customary Law and Sociology of Law
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 1 40
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 60
Toplam 2 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 0 0
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 0 0
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Recognizing fundamental legal concepts, defining, interpreting and using them. X
2 Recognizing fundamental disciplines of law and their content, including legislation, case-law and the doctrine in the relevant discipline. X
3 Recognizing positive norms in the legislation and being able to define and explain the principals of methodology. X
4 Being able to determine, identify and restate legal problems. X
5 Being able to use legal interpretation principals in an efficient manner in order to analyse and resolve a legal problem and in order to develop a strategy. X
6 Being able to conduct academic researches on legal problems and to propose solutions. X
7 Assuming responsibility individually or collectively for resolving complicated legal problems. X
8 Being able to criticise positive norms of the law system. X
9 Being able to explain technical legal knowledge in Turkish, French and English verbally or in writing, being able to report personal opinion concerning a legal problem verbally or in writing in a persuasive manner. X
10 Being able to follow up the local and international legal literature, to update technical legal knowledge permanently, to use information technology in an efficient manner in order to achieve these goals. X
11 Being able to conduct comparative academic researches between different law systems. X
12 Respecting human rights and universal principals and notions of law. X
13 Respecting the ethical standarts, good faith, fairness and equity principals. X
14 Being sensitive to social problems, democracy, laicism and rule of law principal. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 2 28
Working Hours out of Class 14 1 14
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 4 4
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 0 0 0
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 46
Total Workload / 25 1,84
Credits ECTS 2
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