Course Contents

Course Code and Title: SOS 797-Different Socio-Cultural Structures

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: Dr. Cahit Gelekçi
Course Contents: Evolution of main socio-cultural patterns and their present states are studied in the light of the model countries and from the perspective of cultural relativity.
Course Objectives: On completition of this course, students develop their understanding of the uniqueness and differentiation of cultures.
Teaching Method: Lectures and classroom discussions.
Assessment Method: Written exam and seminar (two seminars (50 %) and one final exam    (50 %).
Recommended Reading List:
Barnouw, Victor. (1975). An Introduction to Anthropology: Ethnology, The Dorsey Press, London.
Lenski, G., J.Lenski. (1974). Human Societies An Introduction to Macrosociology, 2nd ed.,      McGraw-Hill Book Co.
Malınowski, Bronislaw. (1954). Magic, Science and Religion and Other Essays, Doubleday-Anchor Books New York.
Burry, B., H.L. Tıschler. (1991). Race and Ethnic Relations, Hayhton Mifflin Company, Boston.

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