Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Sociology Of Social Movements SOS 611 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. HANDAN AKYİĞİT
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Course Objective To analyse social movements as a socio-psychological formation, to analyze the ancient Turkish and Ottoman social stratification, and class structure and the new ideological trends in Turkish society and in the West , such as the rise of religious movements
Course Content Social stratification and class structure in ancient Turks and the Ottomans, the new ideological trends in Turkish society and in the West , such as the rise of religious movements interpreted as versatile forms of action
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To analyse social movements as a socio-psychological formation Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 To analyze the ancient Turkish and Ottoman social stratification Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 To develop a critical understanding of social movement Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 To discuss the trends in the rise of social movements Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 To understand the causes of social events in Turkey Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 To discuss social movement analysis and evaluation Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Sociology of collective behavior and social movements
2 Rise of the working classin in the 19th century Ottoman Empire
3 Revolutionary workers´ movement in the 20th century
4 Changes in the social structure of Eastern European countries
5 Turkish history, feudalism and the Asiatic mode of production
6 Turkish and Ottoman social stratification and class structure
7 Sociology of social movements in the New Right and the New Left
8 Soviet Marxism in Russia
9 Midterm
10 Social Movements and nationalism in the Balkans
11 Jalali Uprisings as social movements
12 Social Movements and mass culture
13 From mythps to utopia
14 Socialism from utopian to the real
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To be able to perceive and evaluate social matters at national and universal level
2 To be able to evaluate sociological process from beginning to current in terms of leading Turkish thinkers at national level
3 To be able to understand and solve the particular social problems and closely acquainted with related branches of Sociology
4 To be able to interrogate and pose a question on popular contemporary sociological concepts objectively as globalization, multiculturalism, identity and postmodernism
5 To be able to do researches and to improve a method about the sociological problems and produce solutions
6 To be able to analyze the social conditions in nineteenth century that caused rising of Sociology
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 30
2. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
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 20 20
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 10 10
Total Workload 146
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.84
dersAKTSKredisi 6