SİBU403


Course Title Course Code Program Level
COMPARATIVE POLITICAL SYSTEMS I SİBU403 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
07
(Fall)
42 84 126 3 5

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites There is no pre-requisite for this course.
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The course mainly aims to analyse the various institutions and phenomena of political systems in comparative manner on the basis of recent connotation of democracy.
Course Content This is an introductory course dealing with the content, basic notions and main standpoints of comparative political systems. Features of distinct democratic systems, explanations why some systems are more democratic than others, criteria utilized in comparing and contrasting political systems of countries are studied. This course takes political systems as majoritarian-pluralist, parliamentarian, semi-presidential, presidential, unitary and federal systems by help of diverse country examples.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1- Comprehending, 2- Analysing, 3- Comparing political systems.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Definition and classification of political regimes and systems
2. Week The features of democratic political systems
3. Week The features of non-democratic political systems
4. Week Parliamentarian System: Analysing the UK political system - I
5. Week Parliamentarian System: Analysing the UK political system - II
6. Week Parliamentarian System: Analysing the UK political system - III
7. Week Presidential System: Analysing the US political system - I
8. Week Presidential System: Analysing the US political system - II
9. Week Presidential System: Analysing the US political system - III
10. Week Semi-Presidential System: Analysing the French political system - I
11. Week Semi-Presidential System: Analysing the French political system - II
12. Week Federal System: Analysing the German political system - I
13. Week Federal System: Analysing the German political system - II
14. Week Federal System: Analysing the German political system - III
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 30
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%) 10
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Text book: Michael G. ROSKIN, Çağdaş Devlet Sistemleri, Adres Yayınları, Ankara, 2013. Additional text book: Bekir PARLAK, Cantürk CANER, Karşılaştırmalı Siyasal ve Yönetsel Yapılar, Alfa Aktüel Yy, İstanbul, 2009. Other Resources: Cem EROĞUL, Çağdaş Devlet Düzenleri, İmaj Yayınları, Ankara, 2012. Burhan AYKAÇ, Şenol DURGUN (Ed.),Çağdaş Siyasal Sistemler, Binyıl Yayıncılık, Ankara,2012. Koray KARASU(Ed.),Kamu Yönetimi Ülke İncelemeleri, İmge Kitabevi, Ankara, 2013.Cem EROĞUL, Anatüzeye Giriş, İmaj Yayınları, Ankara, 2012.Atilla YAYLA, Karşılaştırmalı Siyasal Sistemler, Liberte Yy. Ankara, 2014.Haluk ALKAN, Karşılaştırmalı Siyaset, Açılım Yy, İstanbul, 2013. Esat ÇAM, Çağdaş Devlet Sistemleri, Der Yy. İstanbul, 2001.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)
 

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LO1

5

25 53    2      5

LO2

4

35 53    3      5

LO3

5

45 53    4      5

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