Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Foreign Policy Making Process In The Middle East (Tr) ODC 590 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ERTAN EFEGİL
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. ERTAN EFEGİL,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective Students will be able to be informed about the theories of the Foreign Policy Analyses and examine the elements effecting foreign policy making process of the Middle Easten countries.
Foreign Policy Analysis (FPA) examines the determinants of foreign policy decisions and the foreign policy decision-making process. The psychological factors include images and belief systems, emotions, analogies, the personality of leaders, leadership style, miscalculations and misperceptions. The environmental factors, such as time constraints, ambiguity, stress, and risk, are also influential in the foreign policymaking.
Course Content theories of the Foreign Policy Analyses, the process of foreign policy making in the Middle Eastern countries, international system and regional security, Israel, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Irani Syria, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunis, Jordan, Gulf Countries.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Dış Politika Analizi Teorileri üzerine kapsamlı bilgi edinir. Students will be able to be informed about the theories of the Foreign Policy Analyses Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
2 Students will be able to examine the elements effecting foreign policy making process. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Theories of the Foreign Policy Analysises
3 The elements effecting the process of foreign policy making in the Middle Eastern countries
4 The international system and its effects on Middle Eastern countries
5 Relation of Regional security and Foregin policy
6 Iran
7 Saudi Arabia
8 Israel
9 Egypt
10 Tunis
11 Syria
12 Lebanon and Jordan
13 Iraq and Gulf Countries
14 Morocco and General Evaluation
Resources
Course Notes 1. Amaney Jamal, ?Actors, Public Opinion, and Participation?, (der.) Ellen Lust, The Middle East, Washington, CQ Press, s. 192 ? 237.<br>2. Ellen Lust, ?Institutions and Governance?, (der.) Ellen Lust, The Middle East, Washington, CQ Press, s. 142 ? 191. <br>3. Marc Lynch, ?Regional International Relations?, (der.) Ellen Lust, The Middle East, Washington, CQ Press, s. 314 ? 340.<br>4. Francesco Cavatorta, ?International Politics of the Middle East?, (der.) Ellen Lust, The Middle East, Washington, CQ Press, s. 341 ? 370.<br>5. Abdou Filali-Ansary, ?Muslims and Democracy?, (der.) Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner ve Daniel Brumberg, Islam and Democracy in the Middle East, Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003, s. 194-206.<br>6. (der.) Tareq Y. Ismael ve Jacqueline S. Ismael, Government and Politics of the Contemporary Middle East: Continuity and Change, Londra, Routledge, 2011.<br>7. (der.) Raymond Hinnebusch ve Anousiravan Ehteshami, The Foreign Policies of Middle East States, Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2002.<br>8. (der.) David E. Long, Bernard Reich ve Mark Gasiorowski, The Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa, Westview Press, 2011.<br>9. Raymound Hinnebusch, The International politics of the Middle East, UK: Manchester University Press, 2004, s. 90 ? 153. <br>10. Alex Mintz ve Karl DeRouen Jr., Understanding Foreign Policy Decision Making, Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having knowledge and thought about actual topics and problems together with their historical, social and cultural aspects Having knowledge and thought about actual topics and problems together with their historical, social and cultural aspects Having and using advanced knowledge and comprehension supported by textbooks including actual knowledge in international relations literature, materials and the other scientific resources Having and using advanced knowledge and comprehension supported by textbooks including actual knowledge in international relations literature, materials and the other scientific resources
2 Analyzing data, ideas and concepts of foreign policy and international relations, determining complex events and topics, making discussions and developing new suggestions in accordance with researches Analyzing data, ideas and concepts of foreign policy and international relations, determining complex events and topics, making discussions and developing new suggestions in accordance with researches Having conscious about professional and scientific ethics Having conscious about professional and scientific ethics
3 Having the skill about methods and techniques in reaching knowledge Having the skill about methods and techniques in reaching knowledge
4 Having skill to improve career in the jobs such as attaché and ambassador Having skill to improve career in the jobs such as attaché and ambassador
5 Introducing those who are interested in international events with the topics of international relations and teaching clearly the problems of international relations and the types of solutions Introducing those who are interested in international events with the topics of international relations and teaching clearly the problems of international relations and the types of solutions Having the skills to take initiatives, capacity for team-working and open-minded Having the skills to take initiatives, capacity for team-working and open-minded Using Turkish well, having a good written and oral communication and also having ability of empathy Using Turkish well, having a good written and oral communication and also having ability of empathy
6 Accessing, examining and elucidating with scientific methods to the knowledge of international relations and expanding literature about international relations Accessing, examining and elucidating with scientific methods to the knowledge of international relations and expanding literature about international relations
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 50
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
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 20 20
Assignment 1 20 20
Final examination 1 30 30
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6