Course Contents

Course Code and Title: SOS 634-Social Change

Course Type: Elective
Course Level: Masters
Year and Semester: Spring
Course Length: One semester
Prerequisite(s): None
Language of Instruction: Turkish
ECTS Credits: 7
Lecturer: Dr. Halim Çavuşoğlu
Course Contents: The concept of social change, reciprocal influences of change and social structure concepts, classical and contemporary social change theories, factors which affected social change-such as technological, economic and cultural ones-are evaluated, and the relations between social change and the main social institutions such as family, education, religion, urbanization, industrialization in Turkey are studied.
Course Objectives: The aim of this course to teach the social change theories, than to explain social change phenomenon in Turkey wıth examples.
Theaching Method: Lectures and classroom discussions.
Assessment Method: Written exam (two midterms (50 %) and one final (50 %)).
Reading List:
Öğretim Üyesinin Ders Notları.
Cohen, R., P.Kennedy. (2000). Global Sociology,  MacMillian Pres, London.
Kroeber, A.L. (1948). Anthropology, Harcout Brace and Co., New York.
Huizinga, Johan. (1955). HomoLudens: A Study of the Play-Element in Culture, Beacon       Pres, Boston.

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