SİBU307


Course Title Course Code Program Level
FOREIGN POLICY ANALYSIS SİBU307 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
05
(Fall)
42 84 126 3 5

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites There are no pre-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives Comprehend & apply how international relations function, as well as how the factors and agents affect each other.
Course Content Teaching the basic concepts, actors and phenomenon in international relations and the functioning of the system through different angles.
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1- To know the basic concepts of international relations 2- To make various Analyses 3- To analyze the complex International relations 4- Ability to develop an objective and realistic analysis
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Basic concepts of international relations: Politics, State and Sovereignty
2. Week Nation and Nationalism and International Politics and Foreign Policy
3. Week The concept of an actor, the main actors, groups, international corporations
4. Week Level of analysis issues in international politics and theory: Actor, the system-level studies of regional and functional
5. Week Problem and the schools of theory: empirical, normative and general theories of international politics and their implementation
6. Week Schools in the field of international politics: the history of diplomacy, the idealistic perspective and political realism
7. Week Behavioral trends and pluralistic perspective; structural and radical perspectives; North-South dialogue, center-periphery relations
8. Week New developments in the international arena: the New Liberalism, Idealism, realism, neo-post-cold war international relations, sociology, critical approach, the left opposition, the new Marxism, post-modernism
9. Week The concept of power in international politics, Power analysis, elements, capacity, effects, measurement
10. Week Phases of decision making and international politics.: Process, options, individuals, groups, effects, internal and external factors affecting the process
11. Week Foreign policy analysis of the relationship between internal and external policy, the correlation concept, a variety of paradigms and perspectives
12. Week International politics, foreign policy strategies states: neutrality, isolationism and types, disconnection strategy, styles and effects of its implementation
13. Week States' foreign policy tools: diplomacy, diplomatic privileges and immunities, propaganda, diplomatic measures, economic impact, financial impact tools, ways of military action, war
14. Week Overall Evaluation & 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 Faruk Sönmezoğlu, Uluslararası Politika ve Dış Politika Analizi, Filiz Kitapevi, İstanbul, 2005. Tayyar Arı, Uluslararası İlişkiler ve Dış Politika, Marmara Kitap Merkezi, Bursa, 2008.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)
 

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LO1

5

3

4

  

2

           

5

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3

4

3

  

1

5

4

3

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5

      

5

LO3

4

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5

 

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3

1

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3

      

5

LO4

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3

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3

4

 

2

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5

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