Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
.... SOS 641 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MUSTAFA KEMAL ŞAN
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. MUSTAFA KEMAL ŞAN,
Course Assistants Resh. Assist. Mehmet ANIK
Course Category Other
Course Objective Identity is one of the leading titles of the sociological theory.In recent years, lots considerable changes have occured around the world and this caused a pardigmal changes. As a result of thish process multiculturalism has done seems to stand out as a social formation.Today pluralism has almost become the natural structure of all societies. As a result of globalization, the democratization process of plural identities have increased all over the world. The course focuses on the identity means carried by the phenomenon of multicultural society.
Course Content In this course we will discuss the issue of multiculturalism,which is very effective social theory recent years. The main forms and stages of multiculturalism will be studied.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Grasp the components of the phenomenon of identity as a social formation. Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
2 Reach an understanding about the constituent elements of identity in modern societies. Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
3 To attempt to explain from monist to the pluralist models of different models. Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
4 To reach understanding on the diversification of the perception of identity on Multicultural societies Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Testing, Homework,
5 To develop the idea of social pluralism and multi-dimensionality of social reality. Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Identity as a social formation
2 Etnicity
3 Ethnicity perception in Modern era.
4 Forms of Cultural Pluralism
5 Multiculturalism in the Social Theory.
6 Postmodernity and Multiculturalism
7 Forms of Multiculturalism
8 Midterms
9 Models of Multiculturalism
10 Liberal Multiculturalism
11 Type of communitarian multiculturalism.
12 Models of Canada, Australia
13 Multiculturalims in Europe: Exaples of Britain, Germany and France
14 American multiculturalism: Melting Pot and amalgamation model
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To be able to perceive and evaluate social matters at national and universal level X
2 To be able to evaluate sociological process from beginning to current in terms of leading Turkish thinkers at national level X
3 To be able to understand and solve the particular social problems and closely acquainted with related branches of Sociology X
4 To be able to interrogate and pose a question on popular contemporary sociological concepts objectively as globalization, multiculturalism, identity and postmodernism X
5 To be able to do researches and to improve a method about the sociological problems and produce solutions X
6 To be able to analyze the social conditions in nineteenth century that caused rising of Sociology X
7 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 35
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 20
2. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 5
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Quiz 1 10 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Oral Examination 2 5 10
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 3 3
Total Workload 149
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.96
dersAKTSKredisi 6