Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
International Social Policy CEK 480 8 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ABDULKADİR ALTINSOY
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Res.Asst. Cihan Durmuşkaya
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective Aim of this course is to analyse global socio-economic problems and changings, to determine problems of people living in world countries and to improve resolution strategies by favour of social policy instruments and international social policy actors like UN and connected foundations.
Course Content Social problems of different countries will be discussed in this course. International unemployment, migration, poverty will be examined. At the same time social policies of international social policy actors and EU countries will be analysed.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To provide knowledge of the main issues and debates current in international social policy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
2 To provide knowledge of the major concepts, theories and methodological approaches and forms of measurement in international social policy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
3 To provide knowledge of key topics in international social policy, including the differences between and debates about different welfare regimes. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
4 To provide knowledge of the nature of social policy variation in particular areas of provision Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
5 To provide knowledge of the varied ways in which international social policy research might be used in policy making and implementation Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
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Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 International social policy consept. Analyse of supranational social policy concept. International social problems (Social problems of underdeveloped and developing countries)
2 Bilateral and multilateral international social policy and social security agreements. 1. Atlantic Pact, 2. Declaration of Philadelphiya 3. UN-declaration of human rights
3 Bilateral and multilateral international social policy and social security agreements. 4. Social Security (Minimum Standards) Convention, (No. 102), 5. European Agreement concerning the Work of Crews of Vehicles Engaged in International Road Transport (A
4 Bilateral and multilateral international social policy and social security agreements. 6. Treaty establishing the European Economic Community 7. European Social Charter 8. Treatment (Social Security) Convention (No. 118)
5 Bilateral and multilateral international social policy and social security agreements. 9. European Social Security Code 10. Convention on European Social Security 11. Convention on the Rights of the Children
6 Bilateral and multilateral international social policy and social security agreements and international sustainable development. United Nations-Global Compact and United Nations Development Programme-UNDP
7 Midterm exam
8 Internatioanal employees’ and emloyers’ organizations
9 International social foundations (International Labour Organization-ILO)
10 International social foundations United Nations-UN, World Health Organization-WHO, United Nations Children´s Fund-UNICEF, United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization-UNESCO, UN-Economic and Social Council
11 Social Europe; social policies of European Union (Principles, Basic Approaches, Constituonal Frame)
12 Social State Models in EU Countries.
13 Turkey-EU relations from the point of social policies
14 Actual policies and aplications for social problems in EU countries.
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources Akgün, Mensur; “Uluslararası Rejimler”; Uluslar arası Politikada Yeni Alanlar-Yeni Arayışlar; (Derleyen: Faruk Sönmezoğlu); Der Yay.; İst.; 1998.
- Gülmez, Mesut, Uluslararası Sosyal Politika; TODAİE; Ankara; 2000.
- Erdut, Zeki; Uluslararası Sosyal Politika ve Türkiye; Dokuz Eylül Yayınları; İzmir; 2002.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To research the functions, basic concepts and features of the international system; to learn the basic knowledge about the sub-topics of the international relations discipline. X
2 Analyzing the developments in the political history of the world within the context of the cause-effect relations. X
3 To improve the foreign language skills.
4 To analyze the Turkey´s foreign policy comprehensively in the cause-effect relations.
5 To analyze the theoretical approaches to the foreign policy analysis and the functions of the decision-making process.
6 To learn theoretical and methodological thinking and to observe the events from this framework X
7 To analyze the social developments and conditions comparatively X
8 To learn the basic principles and the issues of international law X
9 To examine the theories of International Relations and to learn looking at international developments within the theoretical framework
10 To analyze the Turkey´s political life historically and chronologically
11 To learn the functions and the basic principles of domestic law X
12 To analyze the establishment, structure and functions of international and regional organizations and their impact on the World politics X
13 To analyze the reasons and solution models of the intra-state conflicts through examples
14 To research the issues of international security and the theoretical approaches relating to this field
15 To examine the events, occurring in the international system, within the theoretical perspective comparatively X
16 To improve the analytical thinking skills about the international events X
17 To learn the basic concepts and theories of Economics, Sociology, Political Science and other disciplines X
18 To research the ideas of philosophers/thinkers who built the philosophical foundations of political science and to examine the contribution of these philosophical ideas to the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations
19 To gain basic computer skills
20 To gain the ability of planning, performing and composing of the scientific study individually
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 115
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.6
dersAKTSKredisi 5