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Course Code and Title: SOS 316-History of Turkish Sociology I

Course Type: Compulsory
Course Level: Undergraduate
Year and Semester: Third year, Spring
Course Length: One semester, 3 hours lectures per week
Prerequisite(s): None
Language of Instruction: Turkish
Course Credits: 3 0 3
ECTS Credits: 6
Lecturer: Dr. Nevin Güngör Ergan
Course Contents:
-Farabi, Makhmud from Kasgar and Yusuf Has Hacib as first figures will be mentioned along with their major Works.
-Politics writers (Koci Bey and Financial Director Sarı Mehmet Pasa) and history writers (Naima and Ahmed Cevdet Pasa)
-The schools of thought in the II.Constitutional era, constituting the political and intellectual basis of founding sociology in Turkey as well as the most important means of publication of this era and evolutionist organicism Ulum-u İktisadiye ve İctimaiye Mecmuası and its columnists (Ahmet Suayip, Bedi Nuri and Satı Bey).
-The detailed discussion of the effects of the founding sociologists like Ziya Gökalp and Prince Sabahaddin on the foundation of nation-state in Turkey and Republican reforms and shaping of the Turkish social structure.
-Mehmet İzzet’s works on the foundation of the idealist philosophy in Turkey and systematization in sociology.
-To investigate and evaluate the views of Ziyaeddin Fahri Fındıkoğlu as sociologist of the period in which it vas ensured that the public adopted the reforms and attained higher cultural level.  
Course Objectives: The end of this course the students can explain, interpret and assess;
-Farabi, Makhmud from Kasgar and Yusuf Has Hacib as first figures will be      mentioned along with their major works.
-Politics writers (Koci Bey and Financial Director Sarı Mehmet Pasa) and history writers (Naima and Ahmed Cevdet Pasa)
-The schools of thought in the II.Constitutional era, constituting the political and intellectual basis of founding sociology in Turkey as well as the most important means of publication of this era and evolutionist organicism Ulum-u İktisadiye ve İctimaiye Mecmuası and its columnists (Ahmet Suayip, Bedi Nuri and Satı Bey).
-The detailed discussion of the effects of the founding sociologists like Ziya Gökalp and Prince Sabahaddin on the foundation of nation-state in Turkey and Republican reforms and shaping of the Turkish social structure.
-Mehmet İzzet’s works on the foundation of the idealist philosophy in Turkey and systematization in sociology
-To investigate and evaluate the views of Ziyaeddin Fahri Fındıkoğlu as sociologist of the period in which it vas ensured that the public adopted the reforms and attained higher cultural level.
Theaching Method: Lectures and classroom discussions.
Assesment Method: Written exam (two midterms (50 %) and one final (50 %)).
Recommended Reading:
Course notes of the instructor
Güngör, Nevin. (1991)Kültür Eğitim Dil Üzerine Görüşleri İle Ziyaeddin Fahri
  Fındıkoğlu, Ankara: Kültür Bakanlığı Yayını.
Mehmet İzzet. (1981) Milliyet Nazariyeleri ve Milli Hayat, (Haz: Halil Açıkgöz) 3.b.,
İstanbul: Ötüken Yayını.
Prens Sabahaddin. (1999) Türkiye Nasıl Kurtarılabilir? Ve İzahlar, (Çev: Fahri Unan)             Ankara: Ayraç Yayını.
- Ziya Gökalp. (1976) Türkçülüğün Esasları (Haz. Mehmet Kaplan) İstanbul: Kültür        Bakanlığı Yayını

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