Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Turkish Political Parties SBK 508 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses <p>There is no prerequisite course</p>
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. KÖKSAL ŞAHİN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Research Assistant Onur TÜRKÖLMEZ

Course Category
Course Objective

This course aims to examine the concept of political parties and composition of the political parties in Turkey. In the part of the parties, the birth and development of political parties, their functions, organizational structures, party systems and financing issues will be discussed. political parties in Turkey subject will be evaluated in the context of Turkish Political Life I and II.
The main objective of the course is to discuss the Turkish political parties in detail, to challenge the foundation of the parties on the theoretical basis and to emphasize the importance of intra-party democracy. During this process, it is also aimed at embodying the possible levels of the issues with examples from the world and our country.

Course Content

During the course, theories such as birth theories, typologies, intra-party democracy, political party financing will be discussed in the course of 14 weeks. The topics will be concretized with homework presentations based on examples of political parties that guide Turkish political life.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Describes the concept of political party Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
2 Explains the concept of intra-party democracy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
3 Describe political parties in history Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
4 Explains birth theories of political parties Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
5 Attract political party typologies Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
6 Explains the organizational characteristics of Turkish political parties Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
7 Expresses the main parties in Turkish political life Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Meeting and a General Introduction
2 Definition of political party
3 The origins of political parties
4 Functions of political parties
5 Political party organization, party typology and intra-party democracy
6 Political party systems
7 Financing of political parties
8 Political parties in Turkey: Case Studies and Student Presentations
9 Political parties in Turkey: Case Studies and Student Presentations
10 Political parties in Turkey: Case Studies and Student Presentations
11 Political parties in Turkey: Case Studies and Student Presentations
12 Political parties in Turkey: Case Studies and Student Presentations
13 Political parties in Turkey: Case Studies and Student Presentations
14 Political parties in Turkey: Case Studies and Student Presentations
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

Ergun Özbudun, Siyasal Partiler (Ankara: Ankara Üniversitesi Hukuk Fakültesi Yayınları, 1977)
Ali Yaşar Sarıbay, Türkiyede Demokrasi ve Politik Partiler (İstanbul: Alfa, 2001)
Ergun Özbudun, Çağdaş Türk Politikası (İstanbul: Doğan Kitap, 2004)

Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 100
Total 100
1. Final 50
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 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
Final examination 1 30 30
Total Workload 142
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.68
dersAKTSKredisi 6