COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Globalization POLZ   404 8 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. Marella BODUR ÜN
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiMARELLA BODUR ÜN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
This course provides an overview of the current debates on globalization and the state. The main focus is on the changing relationship between state, society, and the individual in a globalizing world. Topics to be covered include globalization, the state, nationalism, political identity, citizenship and democra
Content
In this course, what globalization is, how it is defined, globalization processes and the basic theories to explain this processes will be examined. The course also discusses the basic threats of globalization to the the nation-state and the reflections of this development to the international relations, the anti-globalization social movements, current issues in the international arena such as global terrorism and global inequalities.

Learning Outcomes
1) Discusses the concept and theories of globalization.
2) Explains processes of globalization and analyzes its the impact to the international relations.
3) Analyzes the international issues within the framework of globalization.
4) Examines how globalization affects the structure of the nation-state.
5) Discuss the issue of globalization and identity politics.
6) Discuss the place and the importance of Turkey in a globalized world.
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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.
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3
Becomes skilful at following and interpreting different social areas in international and national levels and also applies the problem-solving oriented practices.
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Collects, reviews and analyzes the data obtained which necessary for modelling applications in the Social Science.
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5
Individually and/or in a team, takes responsibility, leadership, and works effectively.
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6
In recognition of the need for lifelong learning, follows the latest developments in the field and improves himself/herself.
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7
Uses Turkish, and at least one more foreign language, in accordance with the requirements of academic and work life.
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8
Understands and interprets the feelings, thoughts and behaviors of related persons correctly; and expresses himself/herself in written and oral forms accurately.
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Improves his/herself constantly by defining educational requirements considering interests and talents in scientific, cultural, art and social fields besides career development.
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10
Questions traditional approaches, practices and methods; and develops and applies new study methods if necessary.
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Recognizes and implements social, scientific and professional ethical values.
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Develops skills of defining and analyzing the international, regional and national oriented issues, producing appropriate conflict-resolution techniques and negotiation skills.
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13
Develops critical thinking skills.
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction Manfred Steger, Globalization A very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press. Lecture
2 Globalization: a contested concept Steger, Globalization, a contested concept, chp.1 Question-Answer
Discussion
3 Approaches to Globalization I David Held and Anthony McGrew, Introduction, in Held and McGrew (eds). Global Transformations. Stanley Hoffman, Clash of Globalizations in Held and McGrew (eds), Global Transformations. Question-Answer
Discussion
4 Approaches to Globalization II David Held and Anthony McGrew, Introduction, in Held and McGrew (eds). Global Transformations. Stanley Hoffman, Clash of Globalizations in Held and McGrew (eds), Global Transformations. Question-Answer
Discussion
5 The Ideological Dimension of Globalization Manfred Steger, Ideological Dimension of Globalization, chp. 7 Question-Answer
Discussion
6 The Political Dimension of Globalization: Nation-state and Global Governance Steger, The Political Dimension of Globalization, chp.4 Question-Answer
Discussion
7 The Economic Dimension of Globalization: Global Inequalities Steger, The Economic Dimension of Globalization, chp.3 Question-Answer
Discussion
8 Mid-Term Exam Steger, The Cultural Dimension of Globalization, chp.5 Question-Answer
Discussion
9 Anti-globalization Movements Manuel Castells, Power of Identity Question-Answer
Discussion
10 The Future of Globalization Steger, The Future of Globalization, chp.8 Question-Answer
Discussion
11 Presentations Research Group Study
Homework
12 Presentations Research Group Study
Homework
13 Presentations Research Group Study
Homework
14 Presentations Research Group Study
Homework
15 Presentations Research Group Study
Homework
16-17 Term Exams Exam Question-Answer

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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