Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
History Of Turkish Democracy SAU 067 0 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses None
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. TURGUT SUBAŞI
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. TURGUT SUBAŞI,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective Examining the Turkish Democracy process and its stages.
Course Content The concept of democracy and the systems out of democracy. The bases of democracy in terms of social, economic and cultural. Sharing the power of Sultan in the Ottoman empire and its legal bases: Şer’i Hüccet, Sened-I İttifak, and Tanzimat Edict. The foundation of assemblies and public participation in administration. The struggle of Ottoman intellectuals for democratic rights and freedom. Preparing of first Ottoman constitution, The Kanun-i Esasi. Bases approaches to the policies of Abdülhamid II. and closing assembly temporarily. Political protest and action period. The struggle of Ottoman intellectuals in legal way. The foundation of unions. The proclamation of second Ottoman Constitution and the foundation of political parties. Period of the Republic of Turkey and administration of One-Party. Struggles in the transition to a multiparty system and Political Parties.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Teaches the fundamental social, political, and cultural issues of the Turkish Democracy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
2 Comprehends the contributions of Ottoman Reforms to democratization process Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
3 Explains the main place of Şer’i Hüccet, Sened-i İttifak, Tanzimat and Islahat Edict in the history of Turkish Democracy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
4 Teaches the period of the study of constitutionalism Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
5 Recognize the importance of first constitution Kanun-i Esasi and explains the process of constitutionalism Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
6 Investigate the reasons that why Abdülhamit II canceled the assembly and reaction towards him Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
7 Comprehends the main reasons of the union and progress movements towards the administration of II. Abdülhamid Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
8 Tells the importance of second constitutionalism and Ottoman political parties. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
9 Examines the period of the Republic of Turkey and administration of One-Party Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Democracy and the other systems
2 The basis of the process of Ottoman political, cultural, and social democratizations
3 Reform Movements in the Ottoman Empire as a preparer of the democratization process.
4 The first attempts of sharing sovereignty of the Ottoman Sultan: Şer’i Hüccet, Sened-i İttifak, Tanzimat and Islahat Eddicts
5 Assemblies and being included people in public administration
6 The struggle of Ottoman intellectuals searching right and freedom
7 The preparation of first Ottoman constitution Kanun-i Esasi, its declaration and changeover constitutionalism
8 The contents of Kanun-i Esasi and its analysis
9 Midterm Examination
10 Why Abdülhanid II close the assembly and the reactions against it.
11 The struggle of Ottoman intellectuals in a union and the foundation of unions.
12 The declaration of second Ottoman constitution and the foundation of political parties.
13 Period of the Republic of Turkey and administration of One-Party.
14 Struggles in the transition to a multiparty system and Political Parties.
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources 1- Kemal Karpat, Türk Demokrasi Tarihi, İstanbul, 1996.
2- Tevfik Çavdar, Türkiyenin Demokrasi Tarihi 1839-1950, İstanbul, 1995.
3- Tarık Zafer Tunaya, Türkiyede Siyasal Partiler, İstanbul, 1998.
4- Niyazi Berkes, Türkiye’de Çağdaşlaşma, İstanbul, 1978.
5- M. Şükrü Hanioğlu, Bir Siyasal Örgüt olarak İttihad ve Terakki Cemiyeti ve Jön Türklük 1889-1902, İstanbul, 1989.
6- İhsan Güneş, Türk Parlamento Tarihi, Eskişehir, 1997.
7- Süleyman Kani İrtem, I. Meşrutiyet ve Sultan Abdülhamid: Mithad Paşa- Abdülhamid Kavgası, İstanbul, 2004.
8- İlgili diğer güncel makale ve kitaplar
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 0
1. Kısa Sınav 0
2. Kısa Sınav 0
1. Ödev 0
Total 0
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 0
1. Final 0
Total 0
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Performance Task (Application) 2 3 6
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 3 3
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 113
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.52
dersAKTSKredisi 5