Department of Sociology

Fondemental Notıons of Law(SOC173)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
SOC173 Fondemental Notıons of Law 1 3 0 0 3 6
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Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction French
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Birden GÜNGÖREN BULGAN birdengungorenbulgan@gmail.com (Email)
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Objective The lesson aims to teach the basic knowledge of law, to introduce the basic concepts of law and to show the relationship between law and sociology for the students of sociology department.
Content The Concept of Power, The Concept of Sovereignty, The Theory of The Social Contract, The Right, The Freedom, The Codification Movement, The Declarations, The Theories Of Punishment, The Civil Society, The Difference Between Positive Law And Natural Law, The Human Rights Debate: Universalism versus Relativism and etc. these topics will be taught in the lesson.
Course Learning Outcomes At the end of the semester, students will have knowledge about the basic concepts of law.
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 The Difference between Public Law and Private Law
2 The Concepts of Power and Political Power
3 The Transformation of The Concepts of State and Republic
4 The Concept of Sovereignty (Bodin), The Debates About The Concept of Sovereignty at The Present Time
5 The Theory of The Social Contract, Hobbes The Right to Life, The Debates About The Right to Life, Locke The Right of Property, The Regulations About Property
6 The Concepts of Right and Freedom, Spinoza The Freedom of Expression, Spinoza- Mill ECHR art. 10
7 The French Revolution (Rousseau) The Codification Movement, Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen (Jellinek) Saint Simon Parabole
8 Mid-term Exam
9 The Absolute Punishment Theory and The Relative Punishment Theory, (Kant/ Hegel/ Fichte/ Bentham)
10 The Relation of between Legislative and Executive Organs in The Modern State, The Separation of Powers (Montesquieu)
11 Historical School of Law, The Relation between Law and Customs, Hegel The Theory of Absolute State,
12 The Difference between Positive Law and Natural Law, The Concept of Justice, National Socialism, Fascism, The Radbruch Formula
13 The Constitutional Jurisdiction (Jellinek/ Kelsen)
14 Human Rights Debate: Universalism Versus Relativism
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 The student will be able to recognize and assess the essential theoretical perspectives both in sociology and its related domains.
2 The student will be able to make use of the major theoretical analyses and sociological concepts in his/her own research topics.
3 The student will be able to articulate sociological perspective and reasoning with social and historical facts, and to interpret social and historical issues with a sociological eye.
4 The student will be able to assess the current state of research and knowledge on the classical and contemporary domains of sociological inquiry as well as its relevant fields.
5 The student will be able to design and conduct a sociological research with appropriate theoretical construction and empirical methods.
6 The student will be able to produce a written research report that relates research questions to empirical findings.
7 The student will be able to appropriately use both quantitative and qualitative methodologies.
8 The student will be able to make appropriate use of statistical software programs for data processing and analysis.
9 The student will be able to make appropriate use of statistical software programs for data processing and analysis.
10 Graduates will be able to follow the scientific production both in English and French as well as Turkish.
11 Graduates will be able to develop a comparative and interdisciplinary approach which will integrate sociology within a broader social science perspective.
12 Graduates will be able to interpret the history and modernization of Turkey through its sociological consequences.
13 The student will be able to intervene to social and political processes in order to propose possible solutions to the problems caused by social inequalities and discriminations.
14 The student will be able to develop a reflexive point of view on his/her position as a a sociologist as well as a researcher.
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 2 28
Working Hours out of Class 0 0 0
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 30 30
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 30 30
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 1 12 12
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 100
Total Workload / 25 4,00
Credits ECTS 4
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