Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Terrorism In The International Politics ULI 316 6 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. TUNCAY KARDAŞ
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. TUNCAY KARDAŞ,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective During the Cold War period, due to the uncertainties happening in international system, many social organizations whether political or not used violance in order to reach their goals, causing important problems on the national, regional and international levels. These issues will be handled in an academic perspective during the course that will be thought on the undergraduate level.
Course Content It is seen that if no solutions were found to the problems, violance is continued to be emloyed as a means of a way out. Suggestions about the settlement of conflicts will be discussed on the undergraduate level.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Understanding the role of terrorism in International Politics. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is terrorism? The difference between violance and terror.
2 Terrorist organizations in the world.
3 Goals of terrorist organizations
4 IRA as a seperatist ethnic terrorist organization
5 ETA as a seperatist ethnic terrorist organization
6 PKK as a seperatist ethnic terrorist organization
7 Quebec Liberation Front as a seperatist ethnic terrorist organization
8 Liberation Tigers of Tamil as a seperatist ethnic terrorist organization
9 Terrorist organizations in Europe with a political goal
10 Terrorist organizations in Latin America with a political goal
11 Sources of organizational violance in the Middle East
12 Regional and international structure of organizations
13 Impact of terrorist organizations to the regional or international system
14 Ways of prevention of the conflicts and disputes
Course Notes 1- E. Gürses, Ayrılıkçı Terörün Anatomisi, (2014 güncellenmiş basım, yayına hazırlanıyor)<br>2- C. E. Bauman, The Diplomatic Kidnapping: A Revolutionary Tactic of Urban Terrorism, Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, 1973.<br>3- J. Burton, Conflict: Resolution and Provention, The Macmillan Press Ltd., London, 1990.<br>4- J. B. Bell, The Secret Army: The IRA 1916-1979, The Academy Press Dublin, 1979.<br>5- A. Cobban, The Nation State and National Self-Determination, Collins, London, 1984. <br>6- E. V. Anderson ve K. H. Rashidian, Iraq and the Continuing Middle East Crisis, Pinter Publs, London, 1991.<br>7- L. C. Bucheit, Secession: The Legimacy of Self-Determination, Yale University Press, New Haven, London, 1978.
Course Resources
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. X
4 To analyze the Turkey´s foreign policy comprehensively in the cause-effect relations. X
5 To analyze the theoretical approaches to the foreign policy analysis and the functions of the decision-making process. X
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 X
10 To analyze the Turkey´s political life historically and chronologically X
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 X
14 To research the issues of international security and the theoretical approaches relating to this field X
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 X
19 To gain basic computer skills
20 To gain the ability of planning, performing and composing of the scientific study individually X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
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 5 5
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 126
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.04
dersAKTSKredisi 5