Graduate Courses

POLS 507 Turkish Constitutional and Administrative Law Credits 3

Organization, powers and functioning of the legislature, executive and the judiciary and their linkages with special reference to the operation of the administration. 

POLS 519 Current Issues in Turkish Foreign Policy Credits 3

Discussion of current problems and issue areas in Turkish foreign policy. 

POLS 534 Turkish Political Thought Credits 3

Studies in the development of Turkish political thought from the foundation of the Republic to the present with special emphasis on the theoretical and ideological paradigm of the one-party period. 

POLS 537 Political Culture of Turkish Society Credits 3

Currents of thought and issues in Turkish political life since the 1920s with emphasis on Turkish political culture. 

POLS 538 Constitutional and Political Change in Turkey Credits 3

Currents of thought and issues in Turkish political life since the 1920s with emphasis on Turkish political culture. 

POLS 623 Turkey in World Politics Credits 3

Study of the political processes of international organizations and their impact on Turkeys foreign and domestic policies. Politics and economics of regional 

POLS 632 Turkish Politics in Comparative Perspective Credits 3

Analysis of the Turkish political system with emphasis on comparisons with other state systems. 

POLS 635 Political Economy of Turkey Credits 3

Analysis of economic structures, class relations, political institutions and organized interest representation in a peripheral economy. Historical and theoretical perspectives. 

POLS 638 Party Systems and Voting Behavior in Turkey Credits 3

Analysis of the Turkish party system since the late 1940s, with special emphasis on the evolution of party organization and changes in electoral behavior. 

POLS 653 Theories of State Credits 3

Study of the nature and functions of the state. Liberal, Marxist and Fascist theories of the state and society. The state in developing, industrial and post-industrial societies. 

POLS654 State and Bureaucracy in Turkey Credits 3

Typologies of state and bureaucracies from a historical and comparative perspective with special emphasis on state and bureaucracy in Turkey.