Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
The Politics Of Multiculturalism SBK 618 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. ZEYNEL ABİDİN KILINÇ
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. ZEYNEL ABİDİN KILINÇ,
Course Assistants

Research Assistant Onur Türkölmez

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

This course analyzes the relation between culture and politics, the origin and the development of multiculturalism, its impacts on nation-states and politics of recognition.

Course Content

In this course, culture and politics, the nation-state pre-social belonging as a concept of culture, nation, state and politicized, but homogeneity which claims national culture concept, multiculturalism historical perspective emergence reasons, today´s nation-states affect the structure and culture of politicization recognition policy will be covered.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To analyze the historical origin of multiculturalism Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 To analyze culture as a source of identity before nation-state Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 To analyze politicization of culture with nation state Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 To analyze the politics of recognition and group rights Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 To analyze the relation between liberalism and multiculturalism Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 To compare Western experience of multiculturalism and Ottoman Millet System Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction: Culture and politics
2 Culture as the source of identity in pre-modern era
3 Nation state and national culture
4 Historical origin of multiculturalism
5 Multiculturalism as politicization of culture
6 National culture and multiculturalism
7 Ethnic culture and multiculturalism
8 Globalization and multiculturalism
9 Midterm Exam
10 Liberalism and multiculturalism
11 Group rights
12 Case study: EU and USA
13 Case study: Turkey
14 Concluding evaluation
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

1. Will Kymlicka, Çokkültürlü Yurttaşlık: Azınlık Haklarının Liberal Teorisi, Ayrıntı Yayınları, 1998.
2. Fuat Keyman, Türkiye ve Radikal Demokrasi, Alfa, 2000.
3. Samuel P. Huntington, Biz Kimiz: Amerika?nın Ulusal Kimlik Arayışı, CSA Yayın Ajansı, 2004.
4. Gerd Baumann, Çokkültürlülük Bilmecesi: Ulusal, Etnik ve Dinsel Kimlikleri Yeniden Düşünmek, DOST KİTABEVİ, 2006.
5. Umut Özkırımlı, Milliyetçilik Kuramları ve Eleştirel Bir Bakış, DOĞU BATI YAYINLARI, 2008.
6. Amin Maalouf, Ölümcül Kimlikler, YKY yayınları, 2009.
7. Riva Kastoryano, Avrupaya Kimlik- Çokkültürlülük Sınavı, Bağlam, 2009.
8. Milena Doytcheva, Çokkültürlülük, İletişim, 2009.
9. Charles Taylor, Çokkültürcülük: Tanıma Politikası, YKY Yayınları, 2010.
10. Jürgen Habermas, "Öteki" Olmak, "Öteki"yle Yaşamak YKY Yayınları, 2012.
11. Hale Akay vd., Modernleşme ve Çokkültürlülük, İletişim, 2001.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having comprehensive knowledge on bureaucracy, human resource management, social structure of Turkey, Turkish political life, theories of democracy, human rights e.g. X
2 Having skills regarding methodology and research techniques for producing, using and accessing knowledge.
3 Having potential and ability of development himself/herself on the career fields of public administration like governing, inspectorship and controllership.
4 Having qualities for varying positions of management (for instance human resources, public relations, finance and inspection) in public organizations, political institutions, private sector and non-profit establishments. X
5 Having different views for issues, facts and cases, having capacity of proposing solutions, and preparing program and decision drafts. X
6 Following theoretical and practical developments in the fields of administration, law, politics, urbanization and environmental issues at national and international levels. X
7 Compatible for team work, having ability of taking initiative, open for innovative ideas and analytical thought. X
8 Using Turkish properly, expressing himself/herself accurately and has ability of empathy.
9 Awareness of professional and scientific ethical codes. X
10 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 50
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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Final examination 1 30 30
Total Workload 146
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.84
dersAKTSKredisi 6