Course Contents

Course Code and Title: SOS 715-Social Structure of Turkey I

Course Type: Elective
Course Level: Doctorate
Course Semester: Autumn
Course Length: One semester
Prerequisite(s): None
Language of Instruction: Turkısh
Course Credit: 303
ECTS Credits: 10
Lecturer: Dr. Nevin Güngör Ergan
Course Contents:

  • The discussion of the differences among the basic sociological concepts (like social structure, cultural structure, socio-cultural structure, societal structure and social nature etc.) of the field.
  • The written works on the development and the social structure of the Turkish culture in three periods (steppe culture period, period of Islam and the Republican period and after) will be examined.

Course Objectives: The end of this course the students can explain, interprete and evaluate the discussion of the differences among the basic sociological concepts ( like social structure, cultural structure, socio-cultural structure, societal structure and social nature etc.) of the field; the written works on the development and the social structure of the Turkish culture in three periods ( steppe culture period, period of Islam and the Republican period and after)

Theaching Method: The post-graduate students are supposed to examine the issue, to prepare a research paper and to deliver a presentation, active participation and discussions are encouraged.
Assesment Method: One report (50 %) and a final report (50 %).

Reading List:

Gökçe, Birsen. (2004) Türkiye’nin Toplumsal Yapısı ve Toplumsal Kurumlar, 2.b., Ankara: Savaş Yayını.
Kafesoğlu, İbrahim. (1994) Türk Milli Kültürü, 11.b., İstanbul: Boğaziçi Yayını. Kıray, Mübeccel Belik. (1999) Toplumsal Yapı ve Değişme, İstanbul: Bağlam Yayını.
Kongar, Emre. (1998) 21. Yüzyılda Türkiye- 2000’li Yıllarda Türkiye’nin Toplumsal Yapısı, 8.b., İstanbul: Remzi Kitabevi Yayını.
Nirun, Nihat. (1991) Sistematik Sosyoloji Yönünden Sosyal Dinamik Bünye Analizi, Ankara: A.K.D.T.Y.K. Yayını.
Sayar, Ahmed Güner. (2001) Osmanlı’dan 21. Yüzyıla Ekonomik, Kültürel ve Devlet Felsefesine Ait Değişmeler, İstanbul: Ötüken Yayını.
Türkdoğan, Orhan. (2002) Osmanlıdan Günümüze Türk Toplum Yapısı, İstanbul: Çamlıca Yayını.
Yasa, İbrahim. (1973) Türkiye’nin Toplumsal Yapısı ve Temel Sorunları, 2.b., Ankara: TODAİE Yayını.

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