SİBU304


Course Title Course Code Program Level
TURKISH FOREIGN POLICY II SİBU304 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
06
(Spring)
42 84 126 3 5

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites No
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The aim is to give a clear analytical view of the Turkish foreign policy formatıon since 1950s. The aim of the course is to provide a clear understanding of the linkage system between the domestic and foreign factors and impacts in the formation of the foreign policy options and implementations.
Course Content It covers the 1950-60 period of the Turkish foreign policy and all the major changes taking place during this era in Turkey. The new formation of the foreign policy and the ammounting pressures from internatıonal changes and trends are discussed. The long lasting impact of some of these changes and trends that could be felt even now are discussed with samples and land-mark events. A new, modern and proactive type of foreign policy style is being discussed to complete the course.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1) To understand the factors andimpacts at work on the Turkish foreign policy(tfp) during the 1960s and the major transformatıon of the Tfp from reactive to pro-active implementation 2) To gain a comprehensive understanding of the Soft Power use in tfp . 3) To identify the current global changes and regional uprisings in the Middle East and Turkey’s role in these dramatic changes.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Major changes after 1950’s. Domestic changes and internal factors
2. Week What 1960’s broughtin; the flare up of the Cyprus problem; changes in the region
3. Week The changes of the 1970’s; economic conditon of the country. İmpact of domestic economic and political factors on the implementaion of the foreign policy.
4. Week 1980 period and return to civilian administration in the government. The impact of Özal period in Turkey.
5. Week Progress in Turkish-European relations; Turkish efforts to join EU. The other cooperations such as the KEİB-Cooperation of Black Sea Lateral Counties
6. Week The impact of growimg globalization and the developments in the Balkans
7. Week The disintegration of Yugoslavia in the Balkans, The Bosnian civil war, the role of different countries including Turkey in this Balkan war.
8. Week The disintagration of the Soviet Union and its impact on the Turkish foreign policy.Turkey’s new approach to the Central Asian Turkıc republics; Turkey’s bid for Customs Union with the European Union.
9. Week The relatıions between USA and Turkey. The 9/11 incident in America and its impact on the global politics. Iraq war and American occupation of Iraq and its impact on the Turkish foreign policy.
10. Week Start of negotiations between Turkey and EU members for accession to EU in 2004. Turkish-NATO relations.
11. Week The changing Russion and Central Asian diplomacy in Turkey
12. Week The new and pro-active foreign policies of Turkey in the Middle East and Africa.
13. Week New role of Turkey in global scale; new positions in UN, D-20, NATO missions from Bosnia to Afganistan.
14. Week General Review & Discussion
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References - Ramazan Gözen, İmparatorluktan Küresel Aktörlüğe, Türkiye’nin Dış Politikası, Palme Yayıncılık, Ankara, 2009. - Yüksel İnan, Türk Boğazlarının Siyasal ve Hukuksal Rejimi. Turhan Kitapevi, Ankara, 1995. - Ahmet Davutoğlu, Stratejik Derinlik, Türkiye’nin Uluslararası Konumu, Küre Yayınları, İstanbul, 200
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)
 

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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High