Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Critical Terrorism Studies and Security In The M.E UOC 507 0 3 + 0 3 7
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Türkçe
Course Level Yüksek Lisans
Course Type Seçmeli
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. TUNCAY KARDAŞ
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Arş. Gör. Bilal Yıldırım
Course Category
Course Objective Bu ders 21. Yüzyılda modern Ortadoğu?nun dünya siyaseti içinde edindiği yeri siyasi coğrafya ve eleştirel jeopolitikten hareketle toplumsal, kültürel ve ekonomik boyutlarıyla tartışmayı hedeflemektedir
Course Content Bu dersin ilk aşmasında eleştirel jeopolitik perspektifi incelenecekir. İkinci aşamada ise modern Ortadoğu tarihinde yaşanan belli başlı olayları ve süreçleri kimlik, fark, hegemonya, söylem, topraksallık, devlet, mekan, iktidar, küreselleşme, bölgeselcilik ve terör gibi olgular üzerinden tartışmaktadır.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Ortadoğu'nun dünya siyaseti içindeki önemini kavrar. Anlatım, Soru-Cevap, Problem Çözme, Örnek Olay, Tartışma, Benzetim, Sınav , Sözlü Sınav, Ödev,
2 Ortadoğu tarihini analiz eder Benzetim, Gösteri, Tartışma, Örnek Olay, Soru-Cevap, Anlatım, Ödev, Sözlü Sınav, Sınav ,
3 Ortadoğu'daki devletlerarası ilişkileri anlar. Gösterip Yaptırma, Benzetim, Tartışma, Örnek Olay, Soru-Cevap, Anlatım, Sözlü Sınav, Ödev, Sınav ,
4 Modern Ortadoğu coğrafyası ve jeopolitiği hakkında kavramları ve verileri, bilimsel yöntemlerle değerlendirir. Benzetim, Tartışma, Örnek Olay, Soru-Cevap, Anlatım, Sözlü Sınav, Ödev, Sınav ,
5 Ortadoğu siyasetininin coğrafi yanlarını anlar. Anlatım, Örnek Olay, Tartışma, Soru-Cevap, Gösteri, Benzetim, Sınav , Sözlü Sınav, Ödev,
6 Ortadogu´da terorizm olgusunun farkli yansimalarini tartisir Anlatım, Beyin Fırtınası, Örnek Olay, Tartışma, Soru-Cevap, Benzetim, Gösteri, Sınav , Ödev, Sözlü Sınav,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction: What is Terrorism?
2 What is ´Critical´ in Critical Terrorism Studies
3 Problems with the Contemporary Terrorism Studies
4 Knowledge, Power and Ethics in the Terrorism Studies
5 WMD Terrorism in the Middle East
6 Transformation of Terrorism: Politics of (non)Talking in the Middle East
7 Structural and NonStructural Causes of Terrorism in the Middle East
8 Counterterrorism and State Terror
9 European and American Counterterrorism Frameworks and Discourses
10 Case Study I: 9/11 and the Constitution of ´War on Terror´ on al-Qaeda
11 Case Study II: Political Logic of Sucide Terrorism
12 Case Study III: Media Discourses of Terrorism in the Middle East
13 Case Study IV: Palestenian and Israeli State Terrorism
14 Conclusion: Politics of Terrorism
Resources
Course Notes 1. Said, Edward W. Orientalism. New York: Vintage Books, 1979., 1-73, 92-110, 284-328.<br>2. G. Ó Tuathail (1999) Understanding Critical Geopolitics: Geopolitics and Risk Society. Journal of Strategic Studies. 22 (2/3), 107-124. Also published as a chapter in Geography, Geopolitics and Strategy, eds. Geoffrey Sloan and Colin Gray. London: Frank Cass, 1999. <br>3.G. Ó Tuathail, S. Dalby (1994) Critical Geopolitics. Co-editor?s introduction to a special issue on critical geopolitics. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. 12, 513-514.<br>4. Ó Tuathail, Gearóid. Critical Geopolitics: The Politics of Writing Global Space. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996. pp: 57-75.<br>5. S Dalby, G. Ó Tuathail (1994) The Critical Geopolitics Constellation: Problematizing Fusions of Geographical Knowledge and Power. Co-editors introduction to the special issue on Critical Geopolitics, Political Geography. 15, 451-456.4. <br>6. G. Ó Tuathail, S. Dalby (1998) Re-Thinking Geopolitics: Towards a Critical Geopolitics. Introductory chapter co-authored with Simon Dalby to Rethinking Geopolitics, Routledge, 1-15.<br>7. Klous Doods, Geopolitics: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press, 2007.<br>8. Pinar Bilgin, Regioanl Security in the Middle East: A Critical Perspective, Routledge, 2005.<br>9. Culcasi, K., ?Constructing and naturalizing the Middle East?, Geographical Review, 2010, 100, pp: 583-597.<br>10. Karen Culcasi and Mahmut Gokmen?, ?The Face of Danger<br>Beards in the U.S. Media?s Representations of Arabs, Muslims, and Middle Easterners?, The Journal of Media Geography ? Summer 2011, pp: 82-96.<br>11. Dittmer, J. ?The Geographical Pivot of (the end of) History): Evangelical Geopolitical Imagination and Audience Interpretation of Left Behind?, Political Geography, 27 (3), pp: 280-300<br>12. Pinar Bilgin, ?Whose Middle East? Geopolitical Inventions and Practices of Security´ International Relations (special issue on Critical Security Studies), vol.18, no.1, pp.17-33.<br>13. G. Ó Tuathail (1992) The Bush Administration and the ?End? of the Cold War: A Critical Geopolitics of US Foreign Policy in 1989. Geoforum. 23, 437-452.<br>14. G. Ó Tuathail (1993) The Effacement of Place? US Foreign Policy and the Spatiality of the Gulf Crisis. Antipode 25, 4-31.<br>15. G. Ó Tuathail (2003) ?Just Out Looking for a Fight?: American Affect and the Invasion of Iraq. Antipode 35, 5.<br>16. Waleed Hazbun, ?The Middle East through the Lens of Critical Geopolitics: Globalization, Terrorism, and the Iraq War?, forthcoming in Where is the Middle East?, edited by Michael E. Bonine, Michael Gasper, and Abbas Amanat (Stanford: Stanford University Press).<br>17. Aarts, Paul. ?The Middle East: A Region Without Regionalism or the End of Exceptionalism?? Third World Quarterly 20, 5 (1999): 911-925.<br>18. Barbi, Karl K. ?Alfred Thayer Mahan, Theodore Roosevelt, the Middle East, and the Twentieth Century.? Journal of Middle Eastern and North African Intellectual and Cultural Studies 2, no. 1 (Spring 2004).<br>19. Dalby, Simon. ?Regions, Strategies and Empire in the Global War on Terror.? Geopolitics 12, no. 4 (2007): 586-606.<br>20. Gregory, Derek. The Colonial Present: Afghanistan, Iraq, Palestine. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2004.<br>21. Military Orientalism: Eastern War Through Western Eyes, Bolum 6
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 25
1. Ödev 37
2. Ödev 38
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 20
1. Final 80
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Ödev 2 10 20
Final 1 10 10
Ders Süresi (Sınav haftası dahildir: 16x toplam ders saati) 16 3 48
Sınıf Dışı Ders Çalışma Süresi(Ön çalışma, pekiştirme) 16 5 80
Ara Sınav 1 8 8
Ödev 2 6 12
Final 1 15 15
Ders Süresi (Sınav haftası dahildir: 16x toplam ders saati) 16 3 48
Sınıf Dışı Ders Çalışma Süresi(Ön çalışma, pekiştirme) 16 5 80
Ara Sınav 1 10 10
Total Workload 331
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 13.24
dersAKTSKredisi 7