Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
New Social Movements SOS 627 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi AYDIN AKTAY
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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 sociological formation Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Testing, Homework,
2 To acquire an ability to use sociological concepts in order analyze these movements Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 To develop a critical understanding of social movement Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 To discuss the trends in the rise of social movements Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 To develop skills of interpretation, evaluation and critical judgement Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 To discuss social movement in terms of analysis and evaluation
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Social movements and sociological dimensions
2 The problem of social movements in Turkey
3 1960-80 student movements
4 Social movements and civil disobedience , pioneers of civil disobedience
5 Civil disobedience and social events in modern legal societies
6 Media dimension and media´s role in social movements in Turkey
7 Social movements, and ideologies, politics, culture and society
8 Sociological analysis of social movements of protest and revolution
9 Midterm
10 Othering , exclusion and social movements
11 Social movements and the challenge
12 Democracy, rights and freedoms, social movements
13 Social movements from revolt to obedience
14 Final
Course Notes
Course Resources
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 X
2 To be able to evaluate sociological process from beginning to current in terms of leading Turkish thinkers at national level X
3 To be able to understand and solve the particular social problems and closely acquainted with related branches of Sociology X
4 To be able to interrogate and pose a question on popular contemporary sociological concepts objectively as globalization, multiculturalism, identity and postmodernism X
5 To be able to do researches and to improve a method about the sociological problems and produce solutions X
6 To be able to analyze the social conditions in nineteenth century that caused rising of Sociology X
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