International Political Economy

Course Code: 
SPRI 471
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Application: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
7
Course Language: 
Fransızca
Course Objectives: 
The course aims to promote understanding of the interaction between politics and economics in international relations
Course Content: 

The theoritical approaches of the international political economy, the historical evolution of the international economy, the internationalization of production and finance, the effects of globalization on the state are the main topics of this course.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 9: Simulation, 12: Case Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, B: Attendance and class participation, C: Homework

Vertical Tabs

Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1. Familiarizes students with the concepts of international political economy

 

1,2,3

A,B,C

2.  Provides an understanding of the process of integration in international politics and economics

 

1,2,3

A,B,C

3. Analyses the sources of change in international political economy

 

1,2,3

A,B,C

4. Explains the roles of states and international organizations in international economic relations

 

1,2,3

A,B,C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

INTRODUCTION: THE ECONOMIC FACTOR IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

 

2

PERSPECTIVES ON THE INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY

 

3

MERCANTILISM AND ECONOMIC NATIONALISM

 

4

LIBERALISM AND NEO-LIBERALISM

 

5

INTERNATIONAL TRADE SYSTEM

 

6

THE GATT AND THE WTO

 

7

INTERNATIONALIZATION OF PRODUCTION

 

8

MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS AND FOREIGN INVESTMENT

 

9

INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL AND MONETARY SYSTEM

 

10

THE BRETTON WOODS SYSTEM AND ITS EROSION

 

11

THE IMF AND INTERNATIONAL DEBT CRISES

 

12

FINANCIAL CRISES

 

13

STATE AND MARKET RELATIONS TODAY

 

14

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 

15

PROBLEMS OF DEVELOPMENT

 

16

CONCLUSION: CURRENT PROBLEMS IN THE INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY

 

 

 

 

 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Jacques Adda, La mondialisation de l’économie, La Découverte, Paris, 2006.

Stéphane Paquin, Economie politique internationale Montchrestien, Paris, 2005.

Additional Resources

Pierre Berthaud et Gérard Kébabdjian, La question politique en économie internationale, La Découverte, Paris, 2006.

Robert Gilpin, Global Political Economy : Understanding the International Economic Order, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2003.

Roe Goddard, Patrick Cronin et Kishore Dash (dir.) International Political Economy : State-Market relations in a changing  global order, Boulder, 2003.

 

 

Material Sharing

Documents

 

Assignments

 

Exams

 

 

 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

1

80

Quizzes

0

0

Assignment

1

20

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Expertise/Field Courses

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

2

3

4

5

1

Students should be able to conduct independent research or undergraduate theses in their discipline by specifying information needs for investigating a topic-of interest, accessing the appropriate sources of knowledge, and preparing a comprehensive research/project report.

 

 

 

 

 

2

Students should be able to set goals and objectives, plan strategies and projects in their business life and working domain

 

 

 

 

 

3

Students should be able to critically evaluate the body of knowledge in their area, assess self-competency, and direct self-learning efforts accordingly. Within this respect,  students should understand the importance of life-long learning

 

 

 

 

 

4

Student should perform a multilevel analysis of national and global dynamics, and should understand the importance of flexible thinking, adaptability, and the ability to formulate innovative solutions to pursue a successful career.

 

 

 

 

 

5

Students should be able to effectively communicate in written or oral French with people from diverse backgrounds, and should have the French proficiency to follow and interpret the global dynamics that shape their discipline. By improving their French proficiency, they improve their competitive power in the field they work.

 

 

 

 

 

6

By learning a second language, students have the opportunity to increase their work field

 

 

 

 

 

7

Students should understand the importance of respect for individual and cultural diversity, and should be able to emphatically interact with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds in social and professional settings

 

 

 

 

 

8

Students should be able to use qualitative and quantitative research methods through appropriate computer programs

 

 

 

 

 

9

Students should understand standards of personal, professional and social ethics, evaluate the ethical implications of various practices related to their discipline, and have awareness of the importance of ethical behavior in adding value to society.

 

 

 

 

 

10

Within the framework of the knowledge acquire in the field, students should understand the personal, social, and ecological dimensions of social responsibility, and have the awareness that being socially responsible is an active citizenship duty of each and every individual.

 

 

 

 

 

11

Students should know that universality of social rights and social justice are the principle components of contemporary society, and that scientific thinking is an essential prerequisite for maintaining social advancement and global competitiveness.

 

 

 

 

 

12

Students should understand the importance of quality, safety and health management, corporate social responsibility, personal, professional, and cross-cultural respect, and professional ethics in maintaining organizational sustainability in Professional life and working institutions and organizations.

 

 

 

 

 

13

Students should internalize the concepts and theoretical models in the social, political and economic domains through a multi-dimensional perspective by implementing scientific research methods; have the capability to research, access and analyze issues in their field.

 

 

 

 

 

14

By learning the Turkish political system and the functioning of domestic and international politics, the students develop their capacity to analyze

 

 

 

 

 

15

Students should have evaluate the models on the attitudes and behaviors of the states, the functioning of the international political and economic system, problems in international relations through the acquired theoretically and practically  advanced knowledge; should have ability to think analytically

 

 

 

 

 

 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours)

16

3

48

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

16

2

32

Mid-terms

1

8

8

Homework

1

6

6

Final examination

1

10

10

Total Work Load

 

 

104

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

4.16

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

4