History of Turkish Democracy-2

Course Code: 
PA 302
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Application: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
The purpose of this course is to introduce the historical sources of Turkish democracy and the background of current political parties and contemporary political debates.
Course Content: 

In this corse, the Turkish political life will be examine around the politics after 1980 Military Coup until today.

The important milestones of the Turkish democratization will be discussed.

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

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program’s Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

Students comprehend features of general political process.

6

1,2,3

A

Students have the ability to analysis politics.

6

1,2,3

A

Students realize and know basic democratic issues.

6,10

1,2,3

A

 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

A general introduction of the course and perspectives

 

2

Transtion to democracy 1983 and 1987 Elections

 

3

ANAP Governments, 1991 Elections and collapse of the ANAP

 

4

1995 Elections and the rise of the RP

 

5

90’s and coalition governments

 

6

28 February process

 

7

1999 Elections and the collapse of the central parties

 

8

Mid-Term

 

9

AKP: A new conservative central party?

 

10

2002 and 2007 Elections

 

11

2007 referendum on constitutional changes

 

12

2010 referendum on constitutional changes

 

13

2011 Elections

 

     14

 

What Does Gezi Park Resistance Mean in Turkish Democracy?

 

 

15

FINAL EXAM

 

 

 

 

 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Türkiye’de Siyasal Partiler, Tarık Zafer Tunaya Cilt 1,2, İletişim Yayınları

Türkiye’de Siyasal Parti Örgütlenmesi 1908-1960, Mehmet Kabasakal, Tekin Yayınevi

T.C.’de Tek Parti Yönetiminin Kurulması (1923-1931), Mete Tuçay, Yurt Yayınları

Demokrasi Sürecinde Türkiye (1945-1980), Feroz Ahmad, Hil Yayın

Türkiye'nin Demokrasi Tarihi (1950 den Günümüze), Tevfik Çavdar, İmge Kitabevi 
Ana Çizgileriyle Türkiye’nin Yakın Tarihi, Sina Aşkın, İmaj Yayıncılık
Modern Türkiye’nin Oluşumu, Feroz Ahmad, Doruk Yayınları

 

Additional Resources

 

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

 

 

Assignments

 

Exams

 

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

1

40

Quizzes

 

 

Assignment

 

 

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

Total

 

100

 
 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

 

When students have completed the Public Administration Undergraduate Program, they will be able to;

 

 

x

 

 

1

understand and have universal principles of public administration as well as gain knowledge of the structure and process of Turkish Public Administration,

x

 

 

 

 

2

gain knowledge of superiority of law and believe in universal principles of law and also know Turkish legal and political system,

 

x

 

 

 

3

behave environmentally sensitive and responsible and develop public policies on this issue,

x

 

 

 

 

4

understand the importance of Atatürk thought  within the guidance of science

 

x

 

 

 

5

be executive and administrative candidates who know well Turkish socio-politic history and structure,

 

 

 

 

x

6

integrate technological developments and implement technology in an efficient and effective manner in both public and private sectors,

x

 

 

 

 

7

improve communication and leadership skills,

x

 

 

 

 

8

improve ability of expressing in English and Turkish,

x

 

 

 

 

9

gain knowledge of EU legislation (acquis communataire),

x

 

 

 

 

10

appraise global and regional developments,

x

 

 

 

 

11

realize / recognize the importance of art,

 

 

x

 

 

12

prepare their career also in private sector - apart from government executives,  as such the flexibility of the program and on the facilities of double major and minor,

x

 

 

 

 

13

compare and select the professional opportunities in the field related to the international relations and administrative law. 

 

 

x

 

 

 
 

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

3

48

Mid-terms

1

4

4

Quiz

3

2

6

Final examination

1

8

8

Total Work Load

 

 

114

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

4,56

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

5