SİBU402


Course Title Course Code Program Level
COMPARATIVE POLITICAL SYSTEMS II SİBU402 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
08
(Spring)
42 84 126 3 5

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites None
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The goal of the course is to examine the nature of political regimes and systems of the regions (EU, North and South America, Middle East, Central and East Asia) and countries (especially developing countries like Brazil, China, Indonesia) in their own historical developments and experiences. Students are expected to understand and evaluate these different political systems. The course provides necessary concepts and perspectives to help us analyzing the views, concepts and policies which shape political life in these countries. Its main focus is placed on the conditions making politics different in different socio-economical and historical contexts.
Course Content This course is the continuation of SIBU 403. It aims to teach students about political systems of different regions in a comparative perspective. The regions and countries the course covers are: EU, North America, Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and Columbia), Middle East (Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq), North Africa (Egypt, Algeria, Tunis), Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan), Russia and Caucasia (Russia, Azerbaijan, Georgia), East Asia (China, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, India, Pakistan).
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1. To examine and compare different political systems in different parts of the world by using basic rules and concepts of political science and general characteristics of political systems which they already achieved. 2. To make students having ability to compare western political systems with that of non-western world.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction: Reviewing the Basic Concepts of SIBU 403
2. Week Regions: West-East, North-South, EU, Middle East, Latin America, Central Asia, East Asia.
3. Week Democratic State & Liberal Democracies: USA, UK, France
4. Week Latin America I: Brazil and Argentina
5. Week Latin America II: Mexico, Cuba, Venezuela,
6. Week Middle East: Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq
7. Week North Africa: Egypt, Tunis, Algeria
8. Week Central Asia: Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan
9. Week Caucasia: Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia
10. Week South Asia: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh
11. Week East Asia: China, Japan, South Korea
12. Week Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia
13. Week Africa: South Africa, Nigeria
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
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