|Course Name||Code||Semester||T+U Hours||Credit||ECTS|
|Asia In World Politics||ULI 351||5||3 + 0||3||5|
|Recommended Optional Courses|
|Course Level||Bachelor's Degree|
|Course Coordinator||Arş.Gör. AHMET ÜÇAĞAÇ|
|Course Category||Field Proper Education|
By examining Asia’s current position and its rise in world politics this course focuses on major Asian countries especially China.
Political culture and security order in Asia and political economy in the continent generate the basic contents of this course.
|#||Course Learning Outcomes||Teaching Methods||Assessment Methods|
|Week||Course Topics||Preliminary Preparation|
- David Shambaugh (Editor), Michael Yahuda (Editor). (2014), International Relations of Asia (Asia in World Politics), (Maryland:Rowman&Littlefield 2nd Edition).
- Miller, Alice. & Wich, Richard. (2011), Becoming Asia: Change and Continuity in Asian International Relations Since World War II, (Stanford: Stanford University Press).
- Shambaugh, David. (2014), China Goes Global: The Partial Power, (Oxford University Press).
- D. Kaplan, Robert. (2015), Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific, (Random House Trade Paperbacks).
- J. Christensen, Thomas. (2015), The China Challenge: Shaping the Choices of a Rising Power, (W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition).
- Borthwick, Mark. 1998. Pacific Century: The Emergence of Modern Pacific Asia (Boulder: Westview Press: 2nd.ed).
- Simone, Vera. 2001. The Asian Pacific: Political and Economic Development in a Global Context (New York: Longman: 2nd.ed)
- McGrew, Anthony and Christopher Brook (eds). 1998. Asia-Pacific in the New World Order (London: Routledge)
- Tan, Gerald. 2003. Asian Development: An Introduction to Economic, Social and Political Change in Asia (Singapore: Eastern Universities Press: 2nd.ed)
- Yahuda, Michael. 2004. The International Politics of the Asia-Pacific (London and New York: RoutledgeCurzon: 2nd.ed)
- McDougall, Derek. 2007. Asia Pacific in World Politics (Boulder and London: Lynne Reinner)
|Order||Program Outcomes||Level of Contribution|
|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.|
|2||Analyzing the developments in the political history of the world within the context of the cause-effect relations.|
|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|
|7||To analyze the social developments and conditions comparatively|
|8||To learn the basic principles and the issues of international law|
|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|
|12||To analyze the establishment, structure and functions of international and regional organizations and their impact on the World politics|
|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|
|16||To improve the analytical thinking skills about the international events|
|17||To learn the basic concepts and theories of Economics, Sociology, Political Science and other disciplines|
|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|
|Semester Studies||Contribution Rate|
|1. Ara Sınav||50|
|1. Kısa Sınav||15|
|2. Kısa Sınav||20|
|1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya||50|
|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|
|Total Workload / 25 (Hours)||5.44|