COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Human Rights * POLS   310 6 3 3 5

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction English
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof. Dr. Harun ARIKAN
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiFULYA MEMİŞOĞLU1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
This course aims to develop students' critical understanding of international human rights standards and institutions.
Content
This course focuses on key international human rights issues and institutions.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Has the conceptual and theoretical competence to explain the phenomena in the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations.
X
2
Identifies the international and national issues by methodologies used in the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations; chooses the appropriate analysis techniques across the issues and applies the appropriate empirical studies.
X
3
Becomes skilful at following and interpreting different social areas in international and national levels and also applies the problem-solving oriented practices.
X
4
Collects, reviews and analyzes the data obtained which necessary for modelling applications in the Social Science.
X
5
Individually and/or in a team, takes responsibility, leadership, and works effectively.
X
6
In recognition of the need for lifelong learning, follows the latest developments in the field and improves himself/herself.
X
7
Uses Turkish, and at least one more foreign language, in accordance with the requirements of academic and work life.
X
8
Understands and interprets the feelings, thoughts and behaviors of related persons correctly; and expresses himself/herself in written and oral forms accurately.
X
9
Improves his/herself constantly by defining educational requirements considering interests and talents in scientific, cultural, art and social fields besides career development.
X
10
Questions traditional approaches, practices and methods; and develops and applies new study methods if necessary.
X
11
Recognizes and implements social, scientific and professional ethical values.
X
12
Develops skills of defining and analyzing the international, regional and national oriented issues, producing appropriate conflict-resolution techniques and negotiation skills.
X
13
Develops critical thinking skills.
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Historical evolution of international human rights, theoretical and conceptual approaches Weekly reading list will be distributed on the first week
2 International human rights mechanisms and institutions I: United Nations
3 International human rights mechanisms and institutions II: United Nations
4 Regional human rights mechanisms and institutions I: Organisation of American States
5 Regional human rights mechanisms and institutions II: African Union
6 Regional human rights mechanisms and institutions III: Council of Europe and ECHR
7 Regional human rights mechanisms and institutions IV: European Union
8 Mid-term exam
9 Individual and collective human rights, international standards I
10 Individual and collective human rights, international standards II
11 Rights of migrants and refugees, international standards
12 Critical approaches to the international human rights system I
13 Critical approaches to the international human rights system II
14 International human rights system and civil society
15 Critical approaches to the international human rights system
16-17 Critical approaches to the international human rights system and final exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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