SİBU418


Course Title Course Code Program Level
CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL IDEOLOGIES SİBU418 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 course aims to teach students to what extent political ideologies are important for today’s world and what kind of role they are playing and the general characteristics of different ideologies.
Course Content The course examines the social, political and philosophical rots of political ideologies which shape modern society. It discusses liberalism, socialism, conservatism, nationalism, fascism, anarchism, feminism, environmentalism, religious fundamentalism.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1. Learning the basic principles and ideas of contemporary political ideologies. 2. Developing the ability of making comparison of different views of ideologies. 3. Analyzing Turkish politics and society with the achieved ability on political ideologies.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Definitions: what is ideology?
2. Week Classical liberalism
3. Week Modern liberalism
4. Week Conservatism
5. Week Socialism
6. Week Marxism & Leninism
7. Week Nationalism
8. Week Fascism & Nazism
9. Week Anarchism
10. Week Feminism
11. Week Environmentalism
12. Week Religious Fundamentalism
13. Week Islamism
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 - Andrew Heywood, Siyasal İdeolojiler, İstanbul: Adres Yayınları, 2007.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)
 

PQ1

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PQ3

PQ4

PQ5

PQ6

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PQ8

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PQ 14

PQ 15

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PQ 18

LO1

5

                 

LO2

      

4

5

3

3

5

       

LO3

3

5

5

   

3

3

  

4

4

4

    

4

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