Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Social Policy CEK 101 1 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses <p>International Social Policy, European Union Social Policy, NGO&#39;s and Social Policy, Social Work and Care, Local Governments and Social Policy</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. CİHAN SELEK ÖZ
Course Assistants

Res.Asst. Selami BAYRAK

Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

Analyzing the social problems that arise in the narrow sense in the working life and in the broad sense in the whole society life with historical and intellectual considerations and producing solution suggestions for these problems is the basic aim.

Course Content

The conceptual, historical and theoretical background of social policy, social policy towards the disadvantaged segments such as the national and international sides, the poor, unemployed, women, children, the disabled, the elderly, education, health, social security, income distribution, Contemporary discussions on areas.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Have knowledge about social policy concept and objectives Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
2 Gain knowledge about the historical development of social policy in the West and in Turkey Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
3 Discuss the effects of globalization on social policy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
4 Learn national and international aspects of social policy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
5 Take an opinion on current debates on social policy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
6 Have social policies for disadvantaged groups Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
7 Discuss current debates on social policy Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Social Policy concept and objectives
2 Ideological trends affecting social policy
3 Historical development of social policy in the West and Turkey
4 Transformation of social policy in the context of globalization
5 National parties of social policy
6 International parties of social policy
7 Struggle against poverty and social policy
8 Struggle against social exclusion and social policy
9 Midterm Exam
10 Unemployment and social policy
11 Social policies for women
12 Social policies for the disability and old prisoners
13 Social policies for the elderly
14 Current debates on social policy
Course Notes <p>Cihan Selek &Ouml;z, Social Policy Unpublished Lecture Notes</p> <p>Sinem Yıldırımalp, Social Policy Unpublished Lecture Notes</p>
Course Resources

ALCOCK, Pete, Margaret May and Karen Rowlingson (2011),  Sosyal Politika: Kuramlar ve Uygulamalar, Siyasal Kitabevi, Ankara.

ALPER, Yusuf ve Aysen Tokol (2016), Sosyal Politika, Dora Basım, Yedinci Baskı, Bursa.

DEDEOĞLU, Saniye ve Adem Yavuz Elveren, 2000’ler Türkiye’sinde Sosyal Politika ve Toplumsal Cinsiyet

Güven, H. Sami; Sosyal Politikanın Temelleri; Ezgi Kitapevi; Bursa; 1995.

KORAY, Meryem (2012), Sosyal Politika, İmge Kitabevi, Dördüncü Baskı, Ankara.

ÖZDEMİR, Süleyman (2004), Küreselleşme Sürecinde Refah Devleti, İstanbul Ticaret Odası Yayınları, Yayın no: 2004-69, İstanbul.

SALLAN GÜL, Songül (2006), Sosyal Devlet Bitti, Yasasın Piyasa! Yeni Liberalizm ve Muhafazakârlık Kıskacında Refah Devleti, Ebabil Yayınları, Ankara.

SAPANCALI, Faruk (2005), “Avrupa Birliği’nde Sosyal Dışlanma Sorunu ve Mücadele Yöntemleri”, Çalışma ve Toplum, 2005/3, s. 51-106.

ŞENKAL, Abdülkadir (2005), Küreselleşme Sürecinde Sosyal Politika, Alfa Basım, İstanbul.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Acquiring theoretical and practical competency in the fields of industrial relations, human resource management, social policy and labour and social security law both at national and international levels X
2 Mastering core industrial relations concepts
3 Demonstrating awareness of issues related to social justice X
4 Competent use of Turkish language in written and oral communication and ability to reflect on what you have learned, and to conduct an inventory of skills and competencies gained X
5 Ability to engage in independent analysis and communication of results and ability to independently formulate research or term paper topics X
6 Competent use of statistics and databases to analyze data, interpreting graphs , tables, and index numbers and constructing them to convey information
7 Ability to work effectively in groups
8 Competent use of a foreign language in terms of oral, written and learning skills
9 Competent use of word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and statistical software used in human resources and labour relations
10 Developing an ethical sensitivity in professional and scientific contexts X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Kısa Sınav 10
3. Kısa Sınav 20
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 4 64
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 6 6
Total Workload 124
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.96
dersAKTSKredisi 5