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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
POLITICAL SCIENCE AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION SW215 Third Term (Fall) 3 + 0 3

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY2
SEMESTERThird Term (Fall)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED3
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Instructor İbrahim Bülent İlik
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) will obtain information about politics and related concepts
2) will develop a critical approach to "political sphere"
3) will learn the properties of Turkish management system, and public administration
4) will interpret the relationship between social work, politics and public administration critically.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTThere is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week The basic concepts of Political Science and Public Administration
2nd Week Subjects of political science and political power
3rd Week Political conflict, political tools and power of legitimacy
4th Week Political participation, public opinion, pressure groups and political party systems
5th Week Constitutional principles of the Turkish Public Administration and the organizational structure of Turkish public administration
6th Week The functioning of the management and administrative institutions
7th Week Provincial Organization of the General Government and Local Governments
8th Week Mid-term exam
9th Week Budget, Procurement processes
10th Week The responsibilities of the State officer
11th Week Supervision of Management
12th Week Placement of social services in the public administration, processes affect and be affected
13th Week Equality, social justice and social welfare and social work processes and social workers' roles
14th Week Charity and structuring of public-rights-based social work
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGKışlalı Ahmet Taner "Siyaset Bilimi" İmge Kitabevi Mayıs 2007.
Kışlalı Ahmet Taner "Siyasal Sistemler" İmge Kitabevi Eylül 2006.
Kapani Münci "Politika Bilimine Giriş" Bilgi Yayınevi Ekim 2008.
Güler Birgül Ayman "Türkiye'nin Yönetimi -Yapı-" İmge Kitabevi Ekim,2011.
Gözübüyük, Prof. Dr. A. Şeref "Türkiye'nin Yönetim Yapısı" Turhan Kitabevi,2008.
Danziger, James. Understanding the Political World: A Comparative Introduction to Political Science, 8. baskı. New York: Pearson Longman, 2007.
Heywood, Andrew. Political Ideas and Concepts, An Introduction. Hampshire ve Londra: The Macmillan Pres, 1994.
Köker, Levent. İki Farklı Siyaset. Ankara: Vadi yayınları, 1998.
Girdner, Eddie. People and Power: An Introduction to Politics, 2. baskı. İstanbul: Literatür, 1999.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion,Questions/Answers
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term140
Total(%)40
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)40
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)60
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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