Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Türk Diş Politikasina Teorik Yaklaşimlar ULI 531 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ALİ BALCI
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Course Objective This course explores different conceptual, methodological and theoretical approaches to the study and practice of Turkish foreign policy. Structured through a series of questions, students will engage key approaches advanced by various theoretical positions and be able to develop a critical reflection on the production of knowledge in the sphere of studies about Turkey?s foreign policy.
Course Content
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 to identify, to outline, to analyze, and to assess critically specific theories used to explain/understand Turkey?s foreign policy Lecture, Homework,
2 to understand the differing conceptions of the relationship between theories and practices of Turkey?s foreign policy Lecture, Homework,
3 to have a clear sense of the significance of the multiple ways in which to read Turkey?s foreign policy, Lecture, Homework,
4 to provide a well-structured and coherent presentation about the topic they choose to research on Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to course
2 Traditional texts on Turkey?s foreign policy
3 Realist Readings of Turkey?s foreign policy
4 (Soft Power) Realist Perspectives on Turkey?s foreign policy
5 Liberal (the rise of non-governmental organizations)
6 Liberalism, Europeanization of Turkey?s Foreign Policy
7 Marxist/Gramscian Approaches to Turkey?s foreign policy
8 Exam Week
9 Discussion on traditional approaches
10 (Identity-based) Constructivist Analysis of Turkey?s foreign policy
11 (Critical) Constructivist discussions on Turkey?s foreign policy
12 Security Studies in Turkey?s foreign policy
13 Feminism and other approaches to Turkey?s foreign policy
14 Post-Structuralist Readings of Turkey?s Foreign Policy
Resources
Course Notes 1. Tim Dunne, Milja Kurki and Steve Smith, International Relations Theories: Discipline and Diversity, Oxford University Press, 2010<br>2. Steve Smith, Amelia Hadfield and Tim Dunne, (Edts), Foreign policy: theories, actors, cases, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012<br>3. Baskin Oran (Editor), Turkish Foreign Policy: 1919-2006, Utah: University of Utah Press, 2011 [Baskın Oran (Edt.), Türk Dış Politikası Cilt 1 1919- 1980, İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları and Baskın Oran (Edt.), Türk Dış Politikası Cilt 2 1980-2000, İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları]<br>4. William Hale, Turkish foreign policy, 1774?2000, London: Frank Cass, 2000 [William Hale, Türk Dış Politikası 1774- 2000, Mozaik, 2003]<br>5. Philip Robins, Suits and uniforms: Turkish foreign policy since the Cold War, Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2003 [Philip Robins, Takım Elbiseliler ve Üniformalılar, Arkadaş Yayınları, 2009]<br>6. Hasan Kösebalaban, Turkish Foreign Policy: Islam, Nationalism, and Globalization, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011<br>7. Yasemin Çelik, Contemporary Turkish Foreign Policy, London: Praeger Publishers, 1999
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 60
1. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 1 20 20
Assignment 1 15 15
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 145
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.8
dersAKTSKredisi 6