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INT4001 .FOREIGN POLICY ANALYSIS 3+0+0 ECTS:5
Year / Semester Fourth Year / Fall Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
StatusCompulsory
DepartmentINTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Prerequisites and co-requisites None
Mode of Delivery
Contact hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerLECTURER Adil CALAP
Co-Lecturer
Language of instruction English
Professional practise ( internship )None
 
Objectives of the Course
THE AIM IS TO PROVIDE AN OUTLET FOR THEORITICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL INTEGRATION THAT DEEPENS THE CONCEPTUAL DEBATES THROUGHOUT THE STUDY OF PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIOLOGICAL DYNAMICS IN THE DESICION MAKING PROCESS IN REFERENCE TO REALISM, LIBERALISM AND CONSTRUCTIVISM.
 

Learning Outcomes

CTPO

TOA

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

LO - 1 :

characterize the differences and the similarities between the foreign policies of the states

1,2

1

LO - 2 :

explain and evaluate the reasons of the similarities and the differences between state's foreign policies, international actors, the mechanism and the decision making process in foreign policy.

1,2

1

LO - 3 :

analyze foreign policies of the states according to their current positions interpret the variable foreign policies and their reasons according to the studies made.

1,2

1

LO - 4 :

associate the states' domestic structures with their foreign policies.

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

THE RELATIONS BETWEEN AGENCY AND STRUCTURE, IMPLEMENTATION OF REALISM, LIBERALISM AND CONSTRUCTIVISM INTO THE DECISION MAKING OF THE STATE, PSYCHOLOGOICAL MODELS IN THE DECISION MAKING, THE QUESTION AND LIMITATION OF THE RATIONALITY IN ACTORS

 

Course Syllabus

 Week

Subject

Related Notes / Files

 Week 1

Basic problems of international Policy

 Week 2

Analyze level and theory problem in international policy

 Week 3

New developments in international policy literatüre

 Week 4

Foreign policy analyze and approach of power

 Week 5

Decision making approach in foreign policy analyze

 Week 6

Foreign policy outcomes of states

 Week 7

Foreign policy strategies of states

 Week 8

Foreign policy tools of states

 Week 9

Midterm exam

 Week 10

Foreign policy environment of states

 Week 11

Foreign policy environment

 Week 12

International political systems

 Week 13

Two polarized system and Cold War

 Week 14

Foreign policy and international law

 Week 15

New international system and constructions

 Week 16

End of term exam

 

Textbook / Material

1Sönmezoğlu,Faruk,1995, Dış Politika Analizi, Filiz Kitabevi, İstanbul

 

Recommended Reading

1Arı, Tayyar, 2008, Uluslararası İlişkiler ve Dış Politika, MKM Yayıncılık, Bursa

 

Method of Assessment

Type of assessment

Week No

Date

Duration (hours)

Weight (%)

Mid-term exam

9

18/11/2016

1

50

End-of-term exam

16

18/01/2017

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

26

1

26

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

26

1

26

End-of-term exam

1

1

1

Other 1

0

0

0

Other 2

0

0

0

Total work load

180