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Course Code and Title: SOS 627-Social Stratification

Course Type: Elective
Course Level: Masters
Year and Semester: Autumn
Course Length: One semester
Prerequisite (s): None
Language of Instruction: Turkish
ECTS Credits: 7
Lecturer: Dr. Serdar Sağlam
Course Contents: The thoughts concerning the social stratification beginning with Platon and than Aristo, Machiavelli, Marx and Weber have been examined. Furthermore, cast, stand and social class concepts and the concerned approaches have been taken into consideration.
Course Objectives: Notable theories and approaches concerned with the social stratification kinds and the transformation of them during the social changes have been examined. Within this frame, the aim of this study is to examine the stratification types of the today’s world in our country.
Teaching Method: Lectures and classrom discussions
Assessment Method: Written exam
Recommended Reading List:            
Kemerlioğlu, Eyüp. Toplumsal Tabakalaşma ve Hareketlilik, Saray Kitabevleri, 1996.
Bottomore, Tom. Seçkinler ve Toplum, Gündoğan Yayınları,1990.
Turhan, Mehmet. Siyasal Elitler; Gündoğan Yayınları, 1991.
Turner, Bryan. Statü, Doruk Yayınları, 2000.
Scase, Richard. Sınıf, Rastlantı Yayınları. 1992.
Crompton, Rosemary. Class and Stratification, Cambriche, Polity Pres, 1993.
Heath, Antony. Social Mobility, London, Fontana, 1981.
Morris, Lydia. Dangerous Classes: The Underclass and Social Citizenship, London,     Routledge, 1993.

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