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SOCIOLOGY OF SOCIAL GENDER PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SOS367 SOCIOLOGY OF SOCIAL GENDER 6 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. MEHMET SELÇUK USLU
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to handle the concept of gender in the framework of the issues such as family, politics, labour, patriarchal society, feminism, violence, with sociological meaning regardless of the biological meaning and to create student awareness especially about the place of women in society.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include: the concept of gender, the cultural construction of gender, division of labour based on gender, patriarchal society, women's role in this society, relations of women with politics, education, family violence, law, labour concepts, feminist theories, women's movements in Turkey and in the world.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Knows the concept of gender with the social dimension and define the concept of gender.
Summarizes the theoretical approaches used in gender studies.
Interprets the relationship between women and social institutions such as family, social politics, education and law from a critical point of view.
Evaluate the structure of patriarchal society and provide examples of the concept of gender with examples from everyday life.
Gives examples of the women's movement in Turkey and in the world and evaluate the perspective developed through these courses related to these events.
Criticizes violence against women and design sociological solutions.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Gender and social gender concepts Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
2 Reading Patriarchal society and Woman’s status in this society, gender roles Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
3 Reading Construction of social gender in family and marriage Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
4 Reading Woman’s status in the World and in Turkey and gender-related problems Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
5 Reading Feminist Concepts I Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
6 Reading Feminist Concepts II Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
7 Reading Feminist Concepts III Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Women's movements in Turkey and in the world Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
10 Reading Woman and Labour Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
11 Reading Woman and politics Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
12 Reading Woman and education Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
13 Reading Woman and violence Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
14 Reading Woman and law Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
15 Reading General revision and discussion Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Kolektif. (2018). Toplumsal cinsiyet. Ankara: Nika Publications
Kolektif. (2018). Toplumsal cinsiyet. Ankara: Nika Publications
Connell, R.W.. (2016). Toplumsal cinsiyet ve iktidar. Istanbul: Ayrinti Publications
Young, Iris Marion. (2017)."Gender as seriality: Thinking about women as a social collective." Gender and Justice. London: Routledge

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Define the theories, concepts and principles of the basic and sub-fields of business.
2
Explain business functions and processes based on current scientific sources.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate internationally valid business cases with the theories and concepts of other social sciences.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the current events and facts in his / her field analytically and systematically based on advanced knowledge and skills he / she has.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the theoretical and factual knowledge in business for occupational practices.
2
Solve individual and organizational problems in business life.
3
Use computer programs (SPSS, R, Excel, Stata) efficiently against the complex business problems.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan research and work using knowledge and skills gained in the field of business.
2
Organize the activities for organizational goals and purposes independently.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Criticize advanced knowledge and skills in the field with a critical approach.
2
Develop the existing knowledge and skills with a critical point of view under the impact of scientific, technological and current developments.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Express his/her knowledge, thoughts and solutions on business to related stakeholders in written and verbal ways.
2
Use the information and communication technology software and equipment required for business.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply the social, scientific, cultural and ethical values at the stages of collection of data, their implementation, interpretation and announcement of results in the field of business.
2
Relate the concepts of social rights, occupational safety, employee health, quality management and sustainability with the cases in business life.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 2 26
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 12 4 48
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 6 6
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 4 4
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 43 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0