COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Religion and Politics POLS   316 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 Res.Asst. Ayşe Duygu TANRIVERDİ
Instructors
Arş.Gör.AYŞE DUYGU TANRIVERDİ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The main objective of the course is to evaluate the role of religious actors, institutions and ideologies in policy-making, state-building, democratic politics, conflict, war and other political processes.
Content
The course draws on readings touching on a variety of regions arranged around four themes: religion and democracy, dictatorship, conflict and human development.

Learning Outcomes
1) Obtains information about the basic principles of Islam.
2) Obtains information about the relationship between religion and politics in Iran and Iraq.
3) Obtains information about the basic principles of Christianity.
4) Obtains information about the relationship between religion and politics in Poland and Northern Ireland.
5) Obtains information about the relationship between religion and politics in the United States.
6) Obtains information about the basic principles of Judaism.
7) Obtains information about the relationship between religion and politics in Israel.
8) Obtains information about the basic principles of Hinduism.
9) Obtains information about the relationship between religion and politics in India.
10) Obtains information about the basic principles of Budism.
11) Obtains information about the relationship between religion and politics in Thailand and Japan.
12) Obtains information about the relationship between religion and politics in China.
13) Obtains information about the relationship between religion and politics during the Reformation.
14) Obtains information about the relationship between religion and politics during and after the Enlightenment.
15) Obtains information about the relationship between religion and politics in the contemporary world.


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.
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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
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1 Basic Principles of Islam Readings will be assigned. Lecture
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2 Religion and Politics in Iran and Iraq Readings will be assigned. Lecture
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3 Basic Principles of Christianity Readings will be assigned. Lecture
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4 Religion and Politics in Poland and Northern Ireland Readings will be assigned. Lecture
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5 Religion and Politics in the United States Readings will be assigned. Lecture
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6 Basic Principles of Judaism Readings will be assigned. Lecture
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7 Religion and Politics in Israel Readings will be assigned. Lecture
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8 Basic Principles of Hinduism Readings will be assigned. Lecture
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9 Religion and Politics in India Readings will be assigned. Lecture
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10 Basic Principles of Budism Readings will be assigned. Lecture
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11 Religion and Politics in Thailand and Japan Readings will be assigned. Lecture
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12 Religion and Politics in China Readings will be assigned. Lecture
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13 Religion and Politics during the Reformation Readings will be assigned. Lecture
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14 Religion and Politics during the Enlightenment Readings will be assigned. Lecture
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15 Religion and Politics after the Enlightenment Readings will be assigned. Lecture
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16-17 Religion and Politics in the Contemporary World Readings will be assigned. Lecture
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