Course Contents

Course Code and Title: SOS 743-Theories of Social Change

Course Type: Elective
Course Level: Ph.D.
Year and Semester: Autumn
Course Length: One semester
Prerequisite(s): None
Language of Instruction: Turkish
ECTS Credits: 10
Lecturer: to be nominated later
Course Contents: A systematic study of the fundemental social change theories and their classifications. Intensive study and sociological analysis of selected areas of interest related to social and cultural change.
Course Objectives: The aim of the course is to discuss social change from cultural, political and economical point of wievs. At the end of the course students get enough knowledge about historical background of social and culturel change phenomenon.
Theaching Method: Lectures and classroom discussions.
Assessment Method: Written exam and seminar (two seminars (50 %) and one final exam (50 %).
Reading List:
Drucker, Peter F. (1992) Kapitalist Ötesi Toplum, İstanbul: İnkılap Kitabevi.
Huntington, S.P., (2001) “Medeniyetler Çatışması mı?”, Medeniyetler Çatışması, Ankara: Vadi Yayınları.
Bauman, Zygmunt, (1999). Küreselleşme, Toplumsal Sonuçları, (Çev. Abdullah Yılmaz), Ayrıntı Yayınları.
Cohen, R., P.Kennedy. (2000). Global Sociology, MacMillian Pres, London.

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