Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
International System, Order and Changing ULI 628 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. OSAMA AMOUR
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Course Objective What is international order? What are its main sources? What is disorder? Is peace the same as order, or does the term refer to other kinds of equilibria? These questions are the focus of this graduate seminar, which will consider alternative understandings of international order, including the role of force, norms, voluntary agreements, and institutions.
Course Content This course is divided into two section. In the first section, It is analyzed basic concepts of international order. In the second section, the course will focus on the debates and theories about international order and critically analyze and compoere diffent types of order in the international system.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduciton
2 The Discipline of IR and Order Studies 1, 7, 10 (See Sources)
3 English School: International Society and the Sources 1 (See Sources)
4 Realism: Power and Balance of Power 7, 16, 17, 2 (See Sources)
5 Hegemonic Stability and Political Economy 3, 4, 5 (See Sources)
6 Neo-Institutionalism: International Organizations and Order 6 (See Sources)
7 Exam Week
8 Constructisvism: Norms, Principles and Order 8, 15 (See Sources)
9 Civilization, Religion and International Order 15 (See Sources)
10 Critical Theory and Order See Sources
11 Contemporary International Order: Critiques and Restructuring 9, 11 (See Sources)
12 Presentations
13 Presentations
14 General Evolutions
Course Notes 1. Hedley Bull, The Anarchical Society, New York: Columbia University Press, 2002<br>2. John J. Mearsheimer, The Tragedy of Great Power Politics, W. W. Norton & Co.; New Edition, 2002.<br>3. Robert Gilpin, War and Change in World Politics. Cambridge University Press; New Ed edition (25 Nov 1983)<br>4. Robert Gilpin, The Political Economy of International Relations, Princeton University Press (1 Jun 1987)<br>5. Robert O. Keohane, After Hegemony, Princeton University Press, 2005<br>6. G. John Ikenberry, After Victory: Institutions, Strategic Restraint, and the Rebuilding of Order After Major Wars, Cambridge Un. Press, 2002.<br>7. William Wohlforth and Stephen Brooks, World Out of Balance: International Relations Theory and the Challenge of American Primacy, Princeton University Press, 2008<br>8. Daniel Deudney, Bounding Power: Republican Security Theory from the Polis to the Global Village, Princeton, 2007.<br>9. Barry Buzan and Professor Ole Wæver, Regions and Powers: The Structure of International Security,Cambridge Studies in International Relations, 2009. <br>10. John M. Hobson, The Eurocentric Conception of World Politics: Western International Theory, 1760-2010, Cambridge University Press, 2012<br>11. Andrew Hurrell, On Global Order: Power, Values, and the Constitution of International Society, 2007 <br>12. Martha Finnemore and Kathryn Sikkink. 1998. ?International Norm Dynamics and Political Change.? International Organization, 52(4): 887-917<br>13. Cox, ?Social Forces, States, and World Orders: Beyond International Relations Theory,?, in Keohane, Neorealism and its Critics, Columbia University Press (28 May 1986) ss. 204-54. <br>14. Ahmet Davutoğlu, Alternative Paradigms: Impact of Islamic and Western Weltanschauungs on Political Theory ,1993.<br>15. Nicholas Onuf, World of Our Making: Rules and Rule in Social Theory and International Relations, Routledge; Reissue edition (6 July 2012)<br>16. Kenneth Waltz, Theory of International Politics,1978<br>17. Kenneth N Waltz, Man, the State and War: A Theoretical Analysis, 1956.<br>18. Jim George, Discourses of Global Politics: A Critical (Re)Introduction to International Relations (Critical Perspectives on World Politics),Palgrave Macmillan, 1994
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having and using advanced knowledge and comprehension supported by textbooks including actual knowledge in international relations literature, materials and the other scientific resources X
2 Analyzing data, ideas and concepts of foreign policy and international relations, determining complex events and topics, making discussions and developing new suggestions in accordance with researches X
3 Having knowledge and thought about actual topics and problems together with their historical, social and cultural aspects X
4 Introducing those who are interested in international events with the topics of international relations and teaching clearly the problems of international relations and the types of solutions X
5 Having the skills to take initiatives, capacity for team-working and open-minded X
6 Using Turkish well, having a good written and oral communication and also having ability of empathy X
7 Having skill to improve career in the jobs such as attaché and ambassador X
8 Having the skill about methods and techniques in reaching knowledge X
9 Having conscious about professional and scientific ethics X
10 Accessing, examining and elucidating with scientific methods to the knowledge of international relations and expanding literature about international relations X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 30
1. Ödev 50
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
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 4 64
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 157
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.28
dersAKTSKredisi 6