SİBU408


Course Title Course Code Program Level
GLOBALIZATION SİBU408 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 6 4 73 125 3 5

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites There are no pre-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The process of change which has taken place especially after the end of the Cold War are studied through analytical and critical manner. Under these circumstances, globalization is analysed by means of elaborating on its economic, political and cultural dimensions.
Course Content The exceeding borders with the globalisation and finance oreinted multi-national corporations, their influence and its level on states, how the economic balance could be stirred up, how the social struggles have increased over the years and the pressure created by the global financial crises on states and governments will be elaborated.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1. Some basic trends in the history of the world economy and the functioning of the contemporary world economy, 2. Political-social processes that determine and shape the international economic system, 3. "Globalization" process of political and social repercussions, 4. The differences between pre-political-economic terms with globalization, 5. The negative effects of globalization on society, ways of keeping the nation state and the nature of the analysis, 6. Current and potential impacts of globalization and geographical location of Turkey and such matters will be examined, analyzed and elaborated to configure the past-present and future of globalisation.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Why Globalization? a. What do we understand from globalization? b. Globalization in our lives, how much input? c. How would it be without globalization today,? (I. Celalettin Yavuz, “Küreselleşmenin Getirdiği Egemenlik, Ekonomik, Kültür ve Farklılaşma Sorunları”, 2009 (Özel makale), s. 1-9.) (II. Mehmet Dikici, İnsanlığa Dayatılan Küreselleşme, Ankara Ticaret Odası Yayınları, Ankara, 2004, s. 13-32.) (III. Şenol Baştürk, Bir Olgu Olarak Küreselleşme, s. 1-2.)
2. Week Some matters of history, A Global Impact a. Industrialization of society, politics and the impact on the world b. Why the world wars? c. Why the Economic Crisis of 1929 affect the entire world? (Mehmet Dikici, İnsanlığa Dayatılan Küreselleşme, ATO Yayınları, Ankara, 2004, s. 32-87.)
3. Week The belief that globalization is necessary for Global Power a. Global Financial Markets, b. Multi-national companies c. Effects on national economies dominated by multinational corporations (I. Georges Soros, Küreselleşme Üzerine, Kaynak Kitap, İst. Bilgi Ü. Yayını, İstanbul, Nisan 2003, “Küresel Kapitalizmin Eksik Yönleri”, s. 1-20.) (II. Şenol Baştürk, Bir Olgu Olarak Küreselleşme, s. 1-4.)
4. Week Globalisation Efforts that Help US as a Global Power a. Efforts towards Global open Society b. Tactics of keeping Nation states under the Umbrella of Global Power (I. Georges Soros, Küreselleşme Üzerine, Kaynak Kitap, İst. Bilgi Ü. Yayını, İstanbul, Nisan 2003, “Küresel Açık Topluma Doğru”, s. 103-123.) (II. Georges Soros, Küreselleşme Üzerine, Kaynak Kitap, İst. Bilgi Ü. Yayını, İstanbul, Nisan 2003, “Amerika’nın Dünyadaki Rolü”, s. 131-140.)
5. Week Opinions Against Globalization a. Winners and Losers in the Globalization Process (This world is not a commodity) b. Power and Powerlessness in the Age of Globalization (turning to the world) c. Approaches to Globalization that are optimistic about the process (with shadow on ground, there are light) (I. Deutschland, sayı 3/2003, Haziran/Temmuz) (II. Herald Schumann, “Bu Dünya Bir Meta Değildir”, s. 40-43.) (III. Ulrich Beck, “Gözünü Dünyaya Çevirmek”, s. 48-51.) (IV. Otto Lampe, “Gölge Olan Yerde Işık da Vardır”, s. 52-53.)
6. Week Effects of Globalization on the Nation State and National Identity, Cultural Imperialism a. Damages of Globalisation on National Identity b. Effects of globalization on the nation state (I. Celalettin Yavuz, agm, s. 9-21.) (II. Mehmet Dikici, age, s. 177-186.) (III. Samuel P. Huntington, Medeniyetler Çatışması ve Dünya Düzeninin Yeniden Kurulması, (Çev: Mehmet Turan & Cem Soydemir), Okuyan Us Yayın, İstanbul, 2002, s. 305-398.)
7. Week Global Power Scenario: The Clash of Civilizations a. Conflicting Cultures b. Conflict of Civilizations Created by Fault Lines (I. Samuel P. Huntington, Medeniyetler Çatışması, (Der: Murat Yılmaz), Vadi Yayınları, Ankara, s. 13-49.) (II. Bernard Lewis, Çatışan Kültürler, (Çev: Nurettin Elhüseyni), Tarih Vakfı Yurt Yayınları, 3. Basım, İstanbul, Aralık 1999, s. 1-55.)
8. Week Is the the Global Power U.S. Losing Blood? a. Against the U.S. Geopolitical Trends b. b. The effects of global crises to the United States c. c. Negative effects of being the only global power (I. Zbigniew Brzezinski, İkinci Şans, İnkılap Yayınları, İst, 2008, s. 185-223.) (II. Zbigniew Brzezinski, Tercih: Küresel Hakimiyet mi Küresel Liderlik mi?, İnkılap Yayınları, İstanbul, 2005, s. 19-107, 163-215.)
9. Week Potential Global Powers a. New and potential global forces against a weakening US b. Is there a new polarization? c. Understanding the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. (Roger C. Altman, "The Great Crash 2008," Foreign Affairs, January / February 2009, p. 2-14.)
10. Week Anglo-American Oil Politics and the New World Order a. Why intervene in Iraq? b. b. What is the reason for the raid on Iran? c. c. Why military intervention in Libya?
11. Week The 2008 World Financial Crisis and Weaknesses in U.S. the Global Power a. Effects of the global crisis of 2008 the United States b. 2008 global crisis and its impact on the EU c. The search for a global partnership with the defense systems (such as US-NATO-Russia)
12. Week The economies of the EU countries and the Anglo-American world of bankruptcy a. The effects of the economic crisis spread to other EU countries from the EU, Greece b. Lowering effects of the U.S. credit rating score
13. Week Global organizations, virtual attacks, the dangers of global climate change a. UN, NATO, WTO, IMF, SCO, OIC, OSCE, OPEC, ... b. Global terrorist organizations c. Virtual attacks against the global power d. Global climate changes are unavoidable
14. Week General Review, completed presentations
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 25
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%) 10
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%) 15
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 40
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