SOS302


Course Title Course Code Program Level
POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY SİBU302 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
06
(Spring)
42 83 125 3 5

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites No Pre-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives Main standpoints explaining the power structure in the society; analysis of the relationship between social structure and political system; scrutiny of association of civil society, pressure groups, interest groups and social classes with society and politics; basic conceptualisations, institutions and processes analysed in study of Political Sociology such as citizenship, nationalism, democracy, gender, and globalization.
Course Content Political Sociology 402
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1- To understand politics, state and relations with collective groups and citizens in society 2- To associate with several political actors, foundations and values 3- Understanding state structre, relations with government and oppositions and analysing sociological 4- To understand these developments taking place in political sphere within their sociological contexts
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction: Presentation of the Course
2. Week Political Sociology: Theoretical Perspectives
3. Week Social Structures: Discussing Concepts of Hierarchy and Power
4. Week Societal Structures - II: Authority, Legitimacy and Political System (Theory of Elitism)
5. Week Politics and Power Relations
6. Week Political Culture
7. Week Civil Society and the State
8. Week Social Movements
9. Week Democracy and Its Critics
10. Week Citizenship
11. Week Gender, Feminism and Politics
12. Week Globalization and Political Change
13. Week Modernity and Postmodernity
14. Week General View and Discussion
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 30
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%) 10
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)
 

PQ1

PQ2

PQ3

PQ4

PQ5

PQ6

PQ7

PQ8

PQ9

PQ10

PQ11

PQ12

PQ13

PQ 14

PQ 15

PQ 16

PQ 17

PQ 18

LO1

4

    

5

    

4

      

5

LO2

 

5

    

5

4

4

 

5

       

LO3

  

5

   

5

5

 

4

5

      

3

LO4

5

 

4

  

5

           

2

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