Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Work and Society IKA 518 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. FUAT MAN
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. FUAT MAN,
Course Assistants Mustafa Şeker
Course Category
Course Objective Inquiring the work which is the basic activity for all organisations and societies sociologically
Course Content Critical thought
Work history from anciet ages to contemporary era
Work ideology in capitalist societies
Work matters in contemporary world
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Teaches an approach to exemine labour relations in a sociological way Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
2 Teaches new work forms in contemporary societies Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
3 Show the relationship between new work forms and economic system Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction: Critical thought
2 Work in primitive societies
3 Work ideology of modernity
4 Orthodox modernity and liquid modernity: Ford and after
5 Workers of 21st century: the working poor and generic labour
6 New dangerous class: the precariat
7 Capitalist labour process
8 Emotional labour
9 Controlling society and workplace
10 Trade unions: a zombie category?
11 Trade unions in Turkey
12 Gender and employment
13 Knowledge workers
14 Conclusion
Course Notes Zygmunt Bauman: Work, Consumerism and the New Poor<br>Zygmunt Bauman: The Individualized Society<br>F. Engels: The Condition of Working Class in England<br>Erving Goffman: The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life<br>Harry Braverman: Labor and Monopoly Capital<br>G. Esping-Anderson: Incomplete Revolution: Adapting Welfare States to Women´s New Roles<br>D.Meda: Emek (Labour)
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Learn the importance of HR practices for an organisation
2 Grasp that workers are one of the most important values for an organisation
3 Obtain comprehensive theoretic knowledge in HRM field and gets skills to use that knowledges in practice
4 Learn the HRM process in detailed way
5 Learns HRM process closely via case studies
6 Gets skills to analysis matters in different ways
7 Learns that organisation is not a mechanical structure but a social one.
8 Grasps the importance of professional and ethical values
9 Learns the latest developments of HRM fields and the ways of learning the latest develpments
10 Learns the scientific principles for producing knowledge in HRM field
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 35
1. Ödev 35
2. Ödev 30
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 10 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 142
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.68
dersAKTSKredisi 6