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Ders Kodu Yarıyıl T+U Saat Kredi AKTS
CRITICAL GEOPOLITICS OF THE MIDDLE EAST ODC 602 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Önerilen Seçmeli Dersler
Dersin Dili Türkçe
Dersin Seviyesi Doktora
Dersin Türü SECMELI
Dersin Koordinatörü Doç.Dr. OSAMA AMOUR
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Dersin Amacı
Thiscourse examines the geographical and geopolitical place of the Middle East in the regional and international system from the perspective of critical geopolitics. The course is divided into two sections, which composes of theoretical and practical dimension of geopolitics. In the first part of the course, we will examine conceptual and theoretical aspects of political geography and geopolitics in order to deepening our understanding regarding the importance and the role of the politics of geography in the Middle East. In the second section of the course, we will focus on the geography and geopolitics of the Middle East in terms of the evolution of the geopolitical discourse towards the Middle East from early part of the 20th century to the present. In this section, our aim is to show how practical, formal and popular geopolitical discourse shapes our understanding towards the Middle East and its place
Dersin İçeriği
The course is divided into two sections, which composes of theoretical and practical dimension of geopolitics. In the first part of the course, we will examine conceptual and theoretical aspects of political geography and geopolitics in order to deepening our understanding regarding the importance and the role of the politics of geography in the Middle East. In the second section of the course, we will focus on the geography and geopolitics of the Middle East in terms of the evolution of the geopolitical discourse towards the Middle East from early part of the 20th century to the present.
Dersin Öğrenme Çıktıları Öğretim Yöntemleri Ölçme Yöntemleri
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Ders Akışı

Hafta Konular ÖnHazırlık
1 Introduction
2 Political Geography
3 Critical Geopolitics: Concepts and theories
4 Thinking critically about The Middle East Geography
5 Geopolitical representations of the Middle East: The Early Era of 20th century
6 Geopolitical representations of the Middle East: The Cold War
7 Exam Week
8 Geopolitical representations of the Middle East: After the Cold War
9 Globalization, Terror and the Middle East
10 Popular Geopolitics and the Middle East
11 Geopolitical Cultures in the Middle East
12 Turkey´s geopolitical representations towards the Middle East
13 Presentations
14 Presentations

Kaynaklar

Ders Notu ? Guntram H. Herb, ?The Politics of Political Geography? in The SAGE Handbook of Political Geography, SAGE Publication, 2010, pp. 21-40
? Gerry Kearns, ?Imperial Geopolitics,? in John Agnew, Katharyne Mitchell and Gerard Toal, A Companion to Political Geography, Blackwell Publishing, 2006, pp. 173-187.
? G. Ó Tuathail, S. Dalby (1998) Re-Thinking Geopolitics: Towards a Critical Geopolitics. Introductory chapter co-authored with Simon Dalby to Rethinking Geopolitics, Routledge, 1-15.
? G. Ó Tuathail (1999) Understanding Critical Geopolitics: Geopolitics and Risk Society. Journal of Strategic Studies. 22 (2/3), 107-124. Also published as a chapter in Geography, Geopolitics and Strategy, eds. Geoffrey Sloan and Colin Gray. London: Frank Cass, 1999
? Roderic H. Davison, ?Where is the Middle East??, Foreign Affairs, 38, 1960
? Osman Nuri Özalp, Where is the Middle East? The Definition and Classification Problem of the Middle East as a Regional Subsystem in International Relations, Turkish Journal of Politics Vol. 2 No. 2 Winter 2011, pp. 5-20.
? Pinar Bilgin, ?Whose ?Middle East?? Geopolitical Inventions and Practices of Security?, International Relations, Vol 18 (1), 2004, pp. 25-41
? Pinar Bilgin, Regional Security in the Middle East A Critical Perspective, Routledge, 2005
? Waleed Hazbun, ?The Middle East through the Lens of Critical Geopolitics: Globalization, Terrorism, and the Iraq War?, in Where is the Middle East?, edited by Michael E. Bonine, Michael Gasper, and Abbas Amanat
? Karen Culcasi, ?Constructing and Naturalizing the Middle East?, Geographical. Review 100, October 2010, pp.583- ‐597.
? Mahmut Gokmen and Tyler Haas, ?Modern Mapping of Orientalism onto the Arab World: National Geographic Magazine, 1990-2006, The Arab World Geographer, Vol 10, No 2, 2007, pp. 131-140.
? Klaus Dodds, ?Hollywood and the Popular Geopolitics of the War on Terror?, Third World Quarterly, Vol. 29, No. 8, 2008, pp 1621?1637
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Dersin Program Çıktılarına Katkısı

No Program Öğrenme Çıktıları KatkıDüzeyi
1 2 3 4 5

Değerlendirme Sistemi

YARIYIL İÇİ ÇALIŞMALARI SIRA KATKI YÜZDESİ
AraSinav 1 30
Odev 1 70
Toplam 100
Yıliçinin Başarıya Oranı 50
Finalin Başarıya Oranı 50
Toplam 100

AKTS - İş Yükü

Etkinlik Sayısı Süresi(Saat) Toplam İş yükü(Saat)
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 10 10
Assignment 1 20 20
Final examination 1 15 15
Toplam İş Yükü 141
Toplam İş Yükü /25(s) 5.64
Dersin AKTS Kredisi 5.64
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