Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Contemporary Problems Of National Social Policy CEK 610 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. CİHAN SELEK ÖZ
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. CİHAN SELEK ÖZ,
Course Assistants Res.Asst. Akın Özdemir
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective The course is designed for students who are committed to understanding contemporary social problems and their policy implications from an international perspective.
Course Content The course will consider a range of conceptual and theoretical approaches, provide a detailed understanding of policy-making, implementation, evaluation and outcomes in particular fields of social policy, and explore the impact of international organizations (such as the World Bank, the UN, the EU, the OECD) on policy decision making and its effects.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To provide knowledge of the main issues and debates Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
2 To provide knowledge of the major concepts, theories and methodological approaches and forms of measurement in international social policy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
3 To provide knowledge of key topics in international social policy, including the differences between and debates about different welfare regimes. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
4 To provide knowledge of the nature of social policy variation in particular areas of provision Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
5 To provide knowledge of the varied ways in which international social policy research might be used in policy making and implementation Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 International social policy consept. Analyse of supranational social policy concept. International social problems (Social problems of underdeveloped and developing countries)
2 Bilateral and multilateral international social policy and social security agreements. 1. Atlantic Pact, 2. Declaration of Philadelphiya 3. UN-declaration of human rights
3 Bilateral and multilateral international social policy and social security agreements. 4. Social Security (Minimum Standards) Convention, (No. 102), 5. European Agreement concerning the Work of Crews of Vehicles Engaged in International Road Transport (A
4 Bilateral and multilateral international social policy and social security agreements. 6. Treaty establishing the European Economic Community 7. European Social Charter 8. Treatment (Social Security) Convention (No. 118)
5 Bilateral and multilateral international social policy and social security agreements. 9. European Social Security Code 10. Convention on European Social Security 11. Convention on the Rights of the Children
6 Bilateral and multilateral international social policy and social security agreements and international sustainable development. United Nations-Global Compact and United Nations Development Programme-UNDP
7 Midterm exam
8 Internatioanal employees and emloyers organizations
9 International social foundations (International Labour Organization-ILO)
10 International social foundations United Nations-UN, World Health Organization-WHO, United Nations Children´s Fund-UNICEF, United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization-UNESCO, UN-Economic and Social Council
11 Social Europe; social policies of European Union (Principles, Basic Approaches, Constituonal Frame)
12 Social State Models in EU Countries.
13 Turkey-EU relations from the point of social policies
14 Actual poicies and aplications for social problems in EU countries.
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Upon completion of the programme, a student will be able to: Develop a greater understanding of the range of theoretical perspectives relevant to Employment and Labour relations X
2 Be familiar with research literature of discipline and ability to develop policy options both at national and international levels X
3 Demonstrate skill in designing and conducting research X
4 Demonstrate oral and written communication skills in a foreign language X
5 Possess technical skills in the use of databases and softwares relevant to the discipline
6 Critically reflect on scientific, professional and ethical and moral implications of Employment and Labour Relations as a social scientific activity X
7 Have the ability to conduct, analyse and interpret quantitative research X
8 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of Employment and Labour Relations and contribute to social welfare X
9 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 50
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 50
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
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 15 15
Assignment 1 15 15
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 146
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.84
dersAKTSKredisi 6