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Course Code and Title: SOS 784-Sociological Studies on Crime

Course Type: Elective
Course Level: Ph.D.
Year and Semester: Spring
Course Length: One semester, 3 hrs lectures per week
Prerequisite(s): None
Language of Instruction: Turkish
Course Credits: 3 0 3
ECTS Credits: 10
Lecturer: Dr. Tülin İçli
Course Contents:
Strategies of formal and informal social control mechanisms in different social and cultural contexts
Concepts of control, discipline and punishment
Alternative control mechanisms
Course Objectives: By the end of this course the student will be able to develop an analytical approach to the concepts of punishment and discipline as well as to various mechanisms of social control. 
Teaching Method: Lectures, classroom discussions and student presentations
Assessment Method: Homework, presentation and short report. (one presentation (%25) one report (%25) and one final homework (%50))
Reading list:
Black, Donald. (1998). The Social Structure of Right and Wrong, London: Academic Press.
Cohen, Stanley. (1985). Visions of Social Control, Cambridge: Polity Press.
Cohen, Stanley ve Andrew Scull. (1983).  Social Control and State, Oxford: Blackwell         Pub.
Foucault, Michel. (2000). Hapishanenin Doğuşu, Ankara: İmge Yayınları.
_____ (2003). İktidarın Gözü, İstanbul: Ayrıntı Yayınları.
Horwitz, Allan. (1990). The Logic of Social Control, Londra: Plenum Press.
Nelken, David. (1994). The Futures of Criminology, Londra: Sage Pub.
Young, Jock.. (1999). The Exclusive Society, Londra: Sage Pub.

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