Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Social State, Social Municipality and Social Work SHB 516 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. FİKRET EFE
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. FİKRET EFE,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective

Aim of the course

In the joining process of Turkey into European Union, the understanding of social state and social municipality in local governments is gradually becoming widespread. In the scope of restructuring efforts in terms of local administrations, it is necessary to carry out renewal studies in the spheres of the municipalities’ activities and in their management methods. The main objective of the course is to get the students comprehend such terms ‘social state’ and ‘social municipality’, ‘participant municipality’ and ‘governance’ on the one hand, and to provide an understanding of the philosophy of social state and social municipality. In this context, social workers will be able to understand what kinds of work can be done in practice. Such an aim will provide satisfactory services, and will contribute to the democratizing of the local and central governments, and pleased citizens.

Course Content

Context of the course

In the context of this course there will be introduced a number of new areas and methods recently developed in public and municipality administrations and their service provisions, and social state and its most important sub-institution municipality, social municipality, participant municipality, democratic municipality, and (social) governance topics will be discussed. In the course social state and social municipality’ sphere of activities and their practices and functions will take place, and there will be given some examples of social state and social municipality practices. In the course the place and importance of NGOs will be explained. It will be inclined to how mutual aid and solidarity were carried out in the past and is done in the present. There will be shown the difficulties in this regard and will be tried to find some solutions. Some assignments will be given to the students, and their assignments will be presented during the course, and critical points will be deeply discussed.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Definitions of the terms: State, municipality, social, social work, social service, social state and social municipality
2 The place of social state and social municipality in the constitution
3 Historical development of understanding and philosophy of social state
4 Historical development of understanding and philosophy of social municipality
5 Social work-social state and social municipality relations
6 Seminar The students will assigned a homework, and they prepare it and prsent in the class
7 Social state and social municipality understanding and practices in the world
8 First Exam
9 Social state and social municipality understanding and practices in Turkey
10 Non-governmental organizations (NGOs, social work and social state relations
11 Seminar The students will assigned a homework, and they prepare it and prsent in the class
12 Political regims and social state understanding and practices
13 Examples of recent social state and social municipality practices
14 Using information technologies in the practice of social state and social municipality
Resources
Course Notes <p>Course texts</p> <p>Efe, Fikret, Uygulamalı Sosyal Belediyecilik e-Kent &Ccedil;alışması, Metropol Yayınları, İst. 2008.</p>
Course Resources

Course sources

Sosyal Hizmetler ve Çocuk Esirgeme Kurumu ve Sosyal Hizmetler Uzmanları, http//www.sosyalhizmetleruzmani.org.
AKDOĞAN, Yalçın, "Ulusal Soruna Yerel Çözüm:Sosyal Belediyecilik", Eminönü Bülteni, Şubat Sayısı, İstanbul 2002

AKDOĞAN, Yalçın, Dr., Sosyal belediyecilik, İstanbul Dergisi, Mart sayısı, İstanbul 1999
 

Various articles written in regard to social state and social municipality
http//www.sosyalhizmetleruzmani.org
CILGA, ibrahim, Gençlerin Gelişiminde ve Madde Kullanımlarını Önlemede Gençlik Merkezlerinin Rolü, http//www.sosyalhizmetleruzmani.org

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 X
2 X
3 X
4 X
5 X
6 X
7 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Ödev 5
1. Sözlü Sınav 10
1. Proje / Tasarım 10
2. Ödev 5
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 2 2
Quiz 2 3 6
Assignment 3 5 15
Oral Examination 1 5 5
Project / Design 4 4 16
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Workload 142
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.68
dersAKTSKredisi 6