SİBU327


Course Title Course Code Program Level
WATER POLITICS SİBU327 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)
42 101 143 3 5

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites No Pre-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The main purpose of this course is to analyze and evaluate the domestic and international importance of water resources and implications and repercussions of the its scarsity.
Course Content This course will analyse the subject of the scarsity of water from different aspects such as demography, economic and social development. The possibility of conflicts over fresh water resources will be discussed. Evaluation of international and trans-boundary water resources in terms of international law and Resolutions of United Nations and other international organizations on this subject will be analysed.
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1. To provide the students with the necessary knowledge and skills to contribute to sustainable water management and water policies in the context of water needs priorities such as food, ecosystem, energy, economic development and human consumption. 2. To carry out water research with a multilayered analytical perspective among disciplines such as geography, geopolitics and geostrategy. 3. To allow the students to have the ability to lead in the future about water policies and security.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Water Resources, Distribution of Fresh Water in the World
2. Week Water Resources in Turkey
3. Week Basics of International Water Law
4. Week International Water Security Network
5. Week The European Union Water Framework Directive and Applications in Turkey
6. Week Water Issues in the Middle East
7. Week Turkey's Transboundary Waters
8. Week Economic Importance of Water, Water-Development Relationship
9. Week Industrial Water Management
10. Week Urban and Agricultural Water Management
11. Week Water-Energy Relationship
12. Week International Water Conflicts and Cooperations
13. Week Globl Warming and Water Resources of Climate Change
14. Week National Water Governance and Water Policies of Turkey
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 20
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%) 10
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%) 10
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References - Avcı, İ. (2010) Su Hukuku ve Politikası Ders Notları. - Bilen, Ö. (2000) Ortadoğu Su Sorunları ve Türkiye, Ankara: TESAV Yayınları. - Dorusöz, M. E. (1997) Sular Hukuku (İlgili Kanunlar-Tüzükler-Yargıtay Kararları), Ankara: Yetkin Hukuk Yayınları. - Harmancıoğlu, N. B., Gül, A. & Fıstıkoğlu, O. (2003) Entegre Su Kaynakları Yönetimi, Türkiye Mühendislik Haberleri, Sayı: 419, ss. 29-39. - Kanber. R. (2006) “Türkiye’de Su Kaynakları Potansiyeli: Kullanımı, Sorunları ve Çözüm Önerileri”, TMMOB Su Politikaları Kongresi, Ankara. - Kolars, J. (1994) Problems of International River Management: The Case of the Euphrate, Oxford: Oxford University Press. - Meriç, B. T. (2004) “Su Kaynakları Yönetimi ve Türkiye”, Jeoloji Mühendisliği Dergisi, Sayı: 28/1, ss. 27-38. - Yenigün, K. (2002) Su Kaynakları ve Önemi, Sınır Aşan Sularımız, Su Vakfı Yayınları.
Work Placement(s)
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