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INT3001 INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY 3+0+0 ECTS:5
Year / Semester Third Year / Fall Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
StatusCompulsory
DepartmentINTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Prerequisites and co-requisites None
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerASSIST. PROF. DR. Murat ÜLGÜL
Co-LecturerADIL CALAP
Language of instruction English
Professional practise ( internship )None
 
Objectives of the Course
TO ENABLE STUDENTS TO BECOME CONVERSANT WITH THE CONCEPTS OF INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY, TO THINK, WRITE AND SPEAK ABOUT THE MATTERS OF INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY, TO COMPREHEND THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE GOALS OF THE STATES AND THEIR ECONOMIC POLICY CHOICES.
 

Learning Outcomes

CTPO

TOA

Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :

LO - 1 :

learn from each other inseparably associated degree of international economic and political fields

1,2

1

LO - 2 :

be able to demonstrate extensive knowledge of the construction of economic policy actors on the national and international levels, structures and processes

1,2

1

LO - 3 :

be able to demonstrate extensive knowledge of the international debate on the political economy and and ability to use this information as independent gain

1,2

1

CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA : Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

 

Contents of the Course

INTRODUCTION PERSPECTIVES IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY (REALISM, LIBERALISM, CONSTRUCTIVISM) BRETTON WOOD SYSTEM POST BRETTON WOOD SYSTEM INTERNATIONAL TRADING SYSTEM INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SYSTEM GLOBALISATION REGIONALISATION

 

Course Syllabus

 Week

Subject

Related Notes / Files

 Week 1

International political economy values, theories and issues

 Week 2

The liberal perspective

 Week 3

Realism and Mercantilism

 Week 4

Marx and Marxist theories of imperialism

 Week 5

Dependency and world-system approaches

 Week 6

Neo-Realism and Hegemonic Stability

 Week 7

Theory of international organizations

 Week 8

The evolution of the world economy I: Mercantilism and Laissez faire

 Week 9

Midterm exam

 Week 10

The evolution of the world economy II: Bretton Woods and the Marshall Plan

 Week 11

The evolution of the world economy III: The Financial Crisis and Debt Problem

 Week 12

The rise of monetarism and neoliberalism

 Week 13

Analysis of Security Issues in the Context of Political Economy

 Week 14

Globalization and internationalization of the state

 Week 15

Foreign Policy Impact of Multinational Companies

 Week 16

End of term exam

 

Textbook / Material

1Gilpin, Robert, 2012; Uluslararası İlişkilerin Ekonomi Politiği, Kripto Kitaplar, Ankara

 

Recommended Reading

1Arı, Tayyar, 2011; Uluslararası İlişkiler ve Dış Politika, MKM Yayınları, Bursa

 

Method of Assessment

Type of assessment

Week No

Date

Duration (hours)

Weight (%)

Mid-term exam

9

17/11/2016

1

50

End-of-term exam

16

05/01/2017

1

50

 

Student Work Load and its Distribution

Type of work

Duration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term

Lectures (face to face teaching)

3

14

42

Own (personal) studies outside class

6

14

84

Laboratory studies

0

0

0

Own study for first mid-term exam

5

2

10

Mid-term exam

1

1

1

Practice

0

0

0

Clinic Practice

0

0

0

Homework

0

0

0

Project

0

0

0

Quiz

0

0

0

Own study for final exam

6

2

12

End-of-term exam

1

1

1

Other 1

0

0

0

Other 2

0

0

0

Total work load

150