COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Politics of Immigration * POLS   413 7 3 3 6

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 Asst.Prof.Dr. Fulya MEMİŞOĞLU
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiFULYA MEMİŞOĞLU1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
This course aims to enhance students' theoretical and practical knowledge of immigration and refugee policies developed by states and international actors.
Content
This course covers a wide range of theoretical, conceptual and practical issues concerning international migration and refugee politics.

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.
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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
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 International Migration: Definitions and Concepts Weekly reading list will be distributed on the first week
2 International Migration and Theoretical Approaches I: Causes of international migration
3 International Migration and Theoretical Approaches I: Sustainability of migration
4 Forced migration: refugees and internally displaced persons
5 Global governance of migration: the role of United Nations
6 Regional governance of migration: the European Union's migration and refugee policy
7 Global migration issues: Migration, development and security
8 Mid-term exam / First assessment of research papers
9 Global migration issues: migrant smuggling and human trafficking
10 Global migration issues: migration management in times of crisis
11 Historical development of migration policies in Turkey
12 Current migration policies in Turkey I
13 Current migration policies in Turkey II
14 Understanding international migration dynamics from the perspectives of migrants and refugees
15 Management of migration: harmonisation and integration policies
16-17 Presentation of research papers and final exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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