Course Contents

Course Code and Title: SOS 329-Industrial Sociology

Course Type: Elective
Year and semester: One semester (3 hours per week)
Pre-requisite(s): None
Medium of Instruction: Turkish
Number of Credits Allocated: 3 0 3
ECTS Credits: 6
Name of Lecturer: Dr. Gülay Arıkan
Course Contents: Specialization process changing by technological advances, the reasons for industrialization and its characteristics and impacts; the relationship between societal structure and industrial institutions; intra-industrial institutional relationships; to work groups and their relationships; social organizations of work groups, the roles of workers in working setting; trade unions and Professional associations; the structure of work groups; work analysis; leadership.
Course Objectives:

  • At the end of the semester the students will be able to
  • Account for classical society pattern, changes in traditions and institutions in the process of industrializtion;
  • Comment on the reasons for increased industralization in paralel to technological advances and its impacts on socities.

Teaching Method: Lectures with intense student participation, research by students, assignments
Assessment Method: Two mid-term examinations (each 25%) and one final (50 %).
Recommended Reading    
Türkdoğan Orhan. (1981) Sanayi Sosyolojisi, Türkiye’nin Sanayileşmesi Dün-Bugün-Yarın, Ankara: Töre Yayınevi.
Soyer Serap. (1996) Endüstri Sosyolojisine Giriş, İzmir: Saray Yayıncılık.
Russel Dora ve Bertrand. (1979) Endüstri Toplumunun Geleceği, (çev. Melih Ölçer), Ankara: Bilgi Yayınevi.
Bauman, Zgymunt. (1999). Küreselleşme: Toplumsal Sonuçları, (çev. A. Yılmaz), İstanbul: Ayrıntı Yayınları.
Schmidt, J. D. (2000) Globalization and Social Change, London: Routledge Press.
Raun, Rudolf. (1990) Industrialization and Everyday Life, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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