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POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY COURSE IDENTIFICATION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SOS450 POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY 7 3 3 5

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - The concept of politics, its definition and social functions Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
2 Reading Political Sociology; subject and development Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
3 Reading Power and Authority Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
4 Reading Political Power and Legitimacy Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
5 Reading Weber; authority and legitimacy Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
6 Reading Elite theories and politics class Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
7 Reading Civil society and the state Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Political system and democracy Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
10 Reading Political parties and party systems Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
11 Reading Political parties and pressure groups Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
12 Reading Political socialization and Political culture Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
13 Reading Political participation and propaganda Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
14 Reading Nation state and globalization Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
15 Reading Evaluation of the semester Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -