Türkçe|English  
  KTU Course Catalogue  
Arama Yapmak İstediğiniz Anahtar Kelimeyi Giriniz :       
FACULTY OF ECONOMICS & ADMINISTRATIVE SC / INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
  General Information
  Administration
  Objectives & Learning Outcomes
  Academic Staff
  Curriculum
     First Year
     Second Year
     Third Year
     Fourth Year
   Learning Outcomes Matrix
 
  3rd Cycle Degree Programmes
  2nd Cycle Degree Programmes
  1st Cycle Degree Programmes
  Short Cycle Degree Programmes
 
  Back
  Catalog Main Page
  KTU Main Page

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-LecturerNA
Language of instruction English
Professional practise ( internship )None
 
Objectives of the Course
The objectives of the course to get the students to (i) analize the main approaches explaining global economic structure; (ii) gain knowledge about the subjects and concepts determining international finance and trade order, and (iii) know contemporary issues that affect international political economy such as poverty, migration and financial crises.
 

Learning Outcomes

CTPO

TOA

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

LO - 1 :

learn the history of globalization, its different but related dimensions and contemporary controversies about the concept.

1,2,4,5,6,7,8

1

LO - 2 :

gain information on the main approaches about international political economy

1,2,4,5,6,7,8

1

LO - 3 :

analyze mutual intteraction between global economy and international relations.

1,2,4,5,6,7,8

1

LO - 4 :

research about the damage the international economy created in the non-developed countries and develop ideas about the possible solutions.

1,2,4,5,6,7,8

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

The course will give basic information about the main approaches on the international political economy; important actors in the global economy, and; contemporary international economic problems that affect social, economic and political life.

 

Course Syllabus

 Week

Subject

Related Notes / Files

 Week 1

Introduction: Globalization

 Week 2

Theoretical Approaches: The liberal perspective

 Week 3

Mercantilist approach

 Week 4

The structuralist perspective

 Week 5

Alternative approaches

 Week 6

Governing the International Economy: International Monetary System

 Week 7

International Trade Order

 Week 8

Trade and Development Strategies

 Week 9

Midterm exam

 Week 10

Foreign aid and financial crises

 Week 11

Rising Powers and Regionalism

 Week 12

Contemporary Issues: Migration

 Week 13

Food and Poverty

 Week 14

Oil and Energy

 Week 15

Environment

 Week 16

Final exam

 

Textbook / Material

1David N. Balaam ve Bradford Dillman, 2015, Uluslararası Ekonomi Politiğe Giriş, Adres Yayınları, Ankara.

2Spero, Joan Edelman and Jeffrey A. Hart, 2010, The Politics of International Economic Relations, Wadsworth Cengage Learning, Boston.

 

Recommended Reading

1Gilpin, Robert, 2011, Uluslararası İlişkilerin Ekonomi Politiği, Kripto Kitaplar, Ankara.

 

Method of Assessment

Type of assessment

Week No

Date

Duration (hours)

Weight (%)

Mid-term exam

9

11/11/2017

1

50

End-of-term exam

16

02/01/2017

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