SİBU106


Course Title Course Code Program Level
INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SİBU106 Political Science and International Relations B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
02
(Spring)
42 84 126 3 5

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites No pre-requisite
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The aim of the course is to teach students the development of International Relations discipline, IR theories, actors, concepts, international law and political economy and current international problems, foreign policy analysis and diplomacy.
Course Content This is a lesson that teaches the development of International Relations discipline, IR theories, actors, concepts, international law and political economy and current international problems, foreign policy analysis and diplomacy.
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1-Understanding of the development of International Relations Discipline, IR actors and theories. 2-Learning power, security, alliance and co-operation concepts and the analysis of power balances in the international system. 3-Having knowledge about International organizations and international law. 4-Making comments about International political-economy, globalization and world problems.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week International Relations Concept and Discipline; International Politics in the 20th Century and After the Cold War
2. Week Concepts: Actor, State, Power, Security, Weapons of Mass Destruction and Diasarmament
3. Week Concepts: Geopolitics, Alliances, War and Co-operation
4. Week Foreign Policy Analysis, The Problem of Analysis and Diplomacy
5. Week IR Theories: Realism, Liberalism, Constructivism and Normative Theory
6. Week IR Theories: Critical Theory, Poststructuralism, Game Theory and Non-Western IR Theory
7. Week Identity, Nationalism, Ethnic Conflicts, Democracy and Human Rights
8. Week International Law and International Intervention
9. Week International Relations: UN
10. Week International Relations: NATO and EU
11. Week Globalization and Global Problems: Underdevelopment and Development, Environment and Climate Change
12. Week Failed States, The World After 9/11, Arab Spring and Africa in the World Politics
13. Week International Political-Economy, Energy Issues and The Rise of China
14. Week General Assessment and Discussion
Assessment
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Mid-term (%) 40
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Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Şaban Kardaş ve Ali Balcı (Ed.), Uluslararası İlişkilere Giriş (İstanbul: Küre Yayınları, 2014) Martin Griffiths, Terry O’Callaghan ve Steven C. Roach, Uluslararası İlişkilerde Temel Kavramlar (Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayınları, 2013) Michael G. Roskin ve Nicholas O. Berry, Uluslararası İlişkiler-Uİ’nin Yeni Dünyası (Ankara: Adres Yayınları, 2014). Joshua S. Goldstein ve Jon C. Pevehouse, Uluslararası İlişkiler (Ankara: BB101 Yayınları, 2015). Parag Khanna, Yeni Dünya Düzeni (İstanbul: Pegasus Yayınları, 2011) Chris Brown ve Kirsten Ainley, Uluslararası İlişkileri Anlamak (İstanbul: Sümer Kitabevi, 2013). İhsan Dağı, Atila Eralp, Fuat Keyman, Necati Polat, Faruk Yalvaç, Nuri Yurdusev, Devlet, Sistem ve Kimlik (İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 1996). Atila Eralp (der.), Devlet ve Ötesi (İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 2005).
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