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Course Code and Title: SOS 749-Sociology of Globalisation

Course Type: Elective
Course Level: Ph.D.
Year and Semester: Autumn/Spring
Course Length: One semester
Prerequisite(s): None
Language of Instruction: Turkish
Course Credits: 303
ECTS Credits: 10
Lecturer: Dr. M. Demet Ulusoy
Course Objectives: Students are expected to recognize and understand the different dimensions of globalization in a comporative perspective.
Course Contents:This course aims to analyze the political, economic and cultural dimentions of globalization at an advanced level: The rise of globalization, globalization theories; From bureaucracy to networks, corporate governance, multinational corporations, changes in work,social inequality, training for global competition,states in the global economy,the diffusion of culture, globalization and world values, globalization and security, globalization and family, globalization and education,globalization and belief systems

Teaching Method: Lectures and discussions
Assesment Method: Short presentations and participating in classroom discussions

Recommended Reading:
Appadurai, Arjun. (1996) Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization,    Minnepolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Bauman, Zygmunt. (2005) Küreseleşme ve Toplumsal Sonuçları, İstanbul, Ayrıntı      Yayınları.
Beck,Ulrich, ( 2006). Küreselleşme nedir?, Küreselleşme okumaları, Kadim yayınları
Berger, Peter L. (2003) Küreselleşmenin Kültürel Dinamikleri, Bin Küre bin Bir Küreselleşme: Çağdaş Dünyada  Kültürel Çeşitlilik, İstanbul.
Chossudovsky M. (1999) Yoksulluğun Küreselleşmesi, İstanbul.
Friedman, Thomas. (2000) Lexus ve Zeytin Ağacı, Küreselleşmenin Geleceği, İstanbul.
Hobsbawn,Eric. (2008) Küreselleşme, Demokrasi ve Terrörizm,İstanbul.
Roertson, Roland. (1995)  ‘Glocalization. Time Space and Homogeneity- Heterogeneity’       in S.Lash and R. Robertson(Ed.) Global Modernities, London.
Tomlinson, John. (2004) Küreselleşme ve Kültür, Istanbul.

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