Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
KYS-210Elective116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course intends to reveal how the field of comparative political analysis evolved since the beginning of the search for a model accounting for the world’s existing political systems. The other main objective is to familiarize the participants with the methods and concepts used by scholars of comparative politics.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Emrah Konuralp
Learning Outcomes
1The participants will be able to continuously recall and retrieve the information they have obtained on a variety of political systems during their undergradute studies.
2The participants will be able to continuously recall and retrieve the information they have obtained on a variety of political systems during their undergradute studies.
3The participants will manage to identify and list the reseach questions and the variables that are central to comparative political inquiry.
4The participants will manage to identify and list the reseach questions and the variables that are central to comparative political inquiry.
5The participants will be able to assess and evaluate the contributions made by various models and methodologies used in comparative political inquiry to the study of politics.
6The participants will be able to assess and evaluate the contributions made by various models and methodologies used in comparative political inquiry to the study of politics.
Mode of Delivery
Evening Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
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Recommended Optional Programme Components
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Course Contents
What is ‘Comparative Politics’?: The objectives of comparative inquiry, The methods of comparative inquiry, Institutionalism
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction- The objectives and organization of the course
2What is ‘Comparative Politics’?: The objectives of comparative inquiry
3The methods of comparative inquiry
4The methods of comparative inquiry
5Developmentalism
6Dependency
7Political Culture
8Institutionalism
9The State
10The State
11Bureaucratic Authoritarianism, Corporatism
12Democratization
13Welfare regimes
14Review of the topics covered
Recommended or Required Reading
Dikici Bilgin, H. ve Sayarı, S. (2018). Karşılaştırmalı Siyaset: Temel Konular ve Yaklaşımlar. İstanbul: İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
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Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination5525
Final Examination61590
Individual Study for Mid term Examination41040
Individual Study for Final Examination5525
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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