Department of International Relations

Political Sociology(RI106)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
RI106 Political Sociology 2 3 3 0 3 4
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Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Eylem ÖZKAYA keozkaya@gsu.edu.tr (Email)
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Introduction to the Course -Basic Concepts to be Used in the Course -Political science and political sociology
2 State and its Components (1) -From power without state to “modern” states -Feudal structure
3 State and its Components (2) -Formation of the modern state -Social stratification
4 State and its Components (3) -Ottoman Empire and Experience of Republic of Turkey -“center-periphery” relations and critiques of center-periphery approach.
5 Discussions through the Reading Texts
6 State and its Components (4) -“Citizens Community” : Two Faces of National Identity
7 Sociology of the Political Life in Turkey considering the actors, values and institutions: (1) -Businessmen
8 Discussions through the Reading Texts
9 Sociology of the Political Life in Turkey considering the actors, values and institutions: (2) -Army
10 Sociology of the Political Life in Turkey considering the actors, values and institutions: (3) -Kemalist Ideology
11 Discussions through the Reading Texts
12 Sociology of the Political Life in Turkey considering the actors, values and institutions: (4) -Political Participation, social movements
13 Sociology of the Political Life in Turkey considering the actors, values and institutions: (5) -Socialization, public opinion and media
14 Discussions through the Reading Texts General evaluation and result
Practice Topics
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Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 2 50
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 50
Toplam 3 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 1 20
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 70
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 1 10
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 3 100
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have a detailed knowledge on the principal concepts, actors and components of the international system X
2 To master the fundamentals such as history, law, economics, sociology and political science required by the multidisciplinary nature of International Relations X
3 Pouvoir analyser la pratique à partir d’une infrastructure théorique assimilée X
4 To have acquired the capability of specializing on a particular theme and/or region X
5 In the light of Galatasaray University’s traditional and institutional links with Europe, to have developed the ability to contribute to Turkey’s accession process to the EU in a concrete manner X
6 To interpret and explain Turkish foreign policy through its domestic components as well as from the perspective of the international system X
7 To have reached the necessary level of competence to be able to undertake a career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as other state institutions and/or the private sector X
8 Possess the required skills to work at various international organizations and NGOs X
9 To be in perfect command of French, teaching language of Galatasaray University, and of English, its mandatory language, at the academic -with a view to write a thesis/project/book in the field of International Relations- as well as the professional level X
10 To have the capacity to utilize the methodological instruments acquired throughout the studies at any conceptual and/or academic work X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 3 42
Working Hours out of Class 13 3 39
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 1 30 30
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 15 15
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 20 20
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 146
Total Workload / 25 5,84
Credits ECTS 6
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