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SPS 101 Humanity and Society I 3 Credits
Combining elements of social and economic anthropology with the history of political thought,the Humanity and society course at Sabancı University is both more dense in content, and analytical rather than narrative in approach.As against a smooth evolutionary continuity,it visualizes development and progress more in terms of a step -function of discrete (hunting-gathering,agricultural,and industrial) thresholds. These represent the material -technical limits of the possible,setting agendas and posing problems ,to which social formations are perceived as responding with not just one but a whole range of institutional solutions,each with its own mode(s) of ideological legitimation.Such combinations of forms of production,coercion and persuasion are further conceptualized as being nurtured in different environments and/or distinct cultural traditions.The two lectures per week are more contextual in character,while selected political -philosophical texts are taken up in the discussion section.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2017-2018 Humanity and Society I 3
Fall 2017-2018 Humanity and Society I 3
Summer 2016-2017 Humanity and Society I 3
Spring 2016-2017 Humanity and Society I 3
Fall 2016-2017 Humanity and Society I 3
Spring 2015-2016 Humanity and Society I 3
Fall 2015-2016 Humanity and Society I 3
Spring 2014-2015 Humanity and Society I 3
Fall 2014-2015 Humanity and Society I 3
Summer 2013-2014 Humanity and Society I 3
Spring 2013-2014 Humanity and Society I 3
Fall 2013-2014 Humanity and Society I 3
Spring 2012-2013 Humanity and Society I 3
Fall 2012-2013 Humanity and Society I 3
Spring 2011-2012 Humanity and Society I 3
Fall 2011-2012 Humanity and Society I 3
Summer 2010-2011 Humanity and Society I 3
Spring 2010-2011 Humanity and Society I 3
Fall 2010-2011 Humanity and Society I 3
Summer 2009-2010 Humanity and Society I 3
Spring 2009-2010 Humanity and Society I 3
Fall 2009-2010 Humanity and Society I 3
Spring 2008-2009 Humanity and Society I 3
Fall 2008-2009 Humanity and Society I 3
Summer 2007-2008 Humanity and Society I 3
Fall 2007-2008 Humanity and Society I 3
Summer 2006-2007 Humanity and Society I 3
Fall 2006-2007 Humanity and Society I 3
Summer 2005-2006 Humanity and Society I 3
Fall 2005-2006 Humanity and Society I 3
Fall 2004-2005 Humanity and Society I 3
Summer 2003-2004 Humanity and Society I 3
Fall 2003-2004 Humanity and Society I 3
Fall 2002-2003 Humanity and Society I 3
Fall 2001-2002 Humanity and Society I 3
Fall 2000-2001 Humanity and Society I 3
Fall 1999-2000 Humanity and Society I 3

Prerequisite: __
Corequisite: SPS 101D
ECTS Credit: 5 ECTS / 6 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements:
 
SPS 101D Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0 Credit

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2017-2018 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Fall 2017-2018 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Summer 2016-2017 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Spring 2016-2017 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Fall 2016-2017 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Spring 2015-2016 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Fall 2015-2016 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Spring 2014-2015 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Fall 2014-2015 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Summer 2013-2014 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Spring 2013-2014 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Fall 2013-2014 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Spring 2012-2013 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Fall 2012-2013 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Spring 2011-2012 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Fall 2011-2012 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Summer 2010-2011 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Spring 2010-2011 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Fall 2010-2011 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Summer 2009-2010 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Spring 2009-2010 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Fall 2009-2010 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Spring 2008-2009 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Fall 2008-2009 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Summer 2007-2008 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Fall 2007-2008 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Summer 2006-2007 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Fall 2006-2007 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Summer 2005-2006 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Fall 2005-2006 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Fall 2004-2005 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Summer 2003-2004 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Fall 2003-2004 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Fall 2002-2003 Humanity and Society I - Discussion 0
Fall 2001-2002   0
Fall 2000-2001   0
Fall 1999-2000   0

Prerequisite: __
Corequisite: SPS 101
ECTS Credit: ECTS / NONE ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements:
 
SPS 102 Humanity and Society II 3 Credits
After a first semester chiefly focusing on kinship-based societies ,tributary states and societies,and early commercial civilizations,the second term of Humanity and Society is wholly devoted to the emergence, successive agendas,dynamism and tortuous byways of modernity in both its Western and non-Western forms. Topics dealt with include :the diverse manifestations of an inquisitive ,acquisitive,aggressive individualism (from the Renaissance to the European Reconnaissance); the first generation of (merchant) empires;the military revolution and the genesis of the modern state;changes in ways of knowing ;the seperation of the public and the private;the ındustrial and the French revolutions ; nations and nationalism; the construction of mass democracy;and forms of dictatorship and totalitarian rule.Special attention is paid to the complexity of modernity with premodernity that results from both colonial and non-colonial patterns of incorporation of the periphery into the world -system.The course then converges with The Science of Nature to conclude with an examination of possible agendas for the 21st century resulting from the social and environmental impact of new technologies in the context of globalization.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2017-2018 Humanity and Society II 3
Fall 2017-2018 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2016-2017 Humanity and Society II 3
Fall 2016-2017 Humanity and Society II 3
Summer 2015-2016 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2015-2016 Humanity and Society II 3
Fall 2015-2016 Humanity and Society II 3
Summer 2014-2015 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2014-2015 Humanity and Society II 3
Fall 2014-2015 Humanity and Society II 3
Summer 2013-2014 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2013-2014 Humanity and Society II 3
Fall 2013-2014 Humanity and Society II 3
Summer 2012-2013 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2012-2013 Humanity and Society II 3
Fall 2012-2013 Humanity and Society II 3
Summer 2011-2012 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2011-2012 Humanity and Society II 3
Fall 2011-2012 Humanity and Society II 3
Summer 2010-2011 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2010-2011 Humanity and Society II 3
Fall 2010-2011 Humanity and Society II 3
Summer 2009-2010 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2009-2010 Humanity and Society II 3
Fall 2009-2010 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2008-2009 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2007-2008 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2006-2007 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2005-2006 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2004-2005 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2003-2004 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2002-2003 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2001-2002 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2000-2001 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 1999-2000 Humanity and Society II 3

Prerequisite: SPS 101 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
Corequisite: SPS 102D
ECTS Credit: 5 ECTS / 6 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements:
 
SPS 102D Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0 Credit

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2017-2018 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Fall 2017-2018 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Spring 2016-2017 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Fall 2016-2017 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Summer 2015-2016 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Spring 2015-2016 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Fall 2015-2016 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Summer 2014-2015 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Spring 2014-2015 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Fall 2014-2015 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Summer 2013-2014 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Spring 2013-2014 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Fall 2013-2014 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Summer 2012-2013 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Spring 2012-2013 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Fall 2012-2013 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Summer 2011-2012 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Spring 2011-2012 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Fall 2011-2012 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Summer 2010-2011 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Spring 2010-2011 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Fall 2010-2011 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Summer 2009-2010 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Spring 2009-2010 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Fall 2009-2010 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Spring 2008-2009 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Spring 2007-2008 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Spring 2006-2007 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Spring 2005-2006 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Spring 2004-2005 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Spring 2003-2004 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Spring 2002-2003 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Spring 2001-2002 Humanity and Society II - Discussion 0
Spring 2000-2001   0
Spring 1999-2000   0

Prerequisite: __
Corequisite: SPS 102
ECTS Credit: ECTS / NONE ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements:
 
SPS 201 Fundamentals of Scientific Inquiry and Statistical Reasoning for Social Sciences 3 Credits
This course provides the undergraduate students with an elementary but rigorous grip on the fundamentals of scientific inquiry and statistical reasoning. The course aims to introduce students to understanding the basis of inductive reasoning and assessments involving uncertainty as well as statistical concepts and techniques. The students will be exposed to probability, chance, causation, correlation, statistical hypothesis and testing. The course also includes practical application of these techniques.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Fall 2005-2006 Fundamentals of Scientific Inquiry and Statistical Reasoning for Social Sciences 3

Prerequisite: SPS 101 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
or SPS 102 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
Corequisite: SPS 201D
ECTS Credit: 6 ECTS / 6 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements:
 
SPS 201D Fundamentals of Scientific Inquiry and Statistical Reasoning for Social Sciences Discussion 0 Credit

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Fall 2005-2006 Fundamentals of Scientific Inquiry and Statistical Reasoning for Social Sciences Discussion 0

Prerequisite: __
Corequisite: SPS 201
ECTS Credit: ECTS / NONE ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements:
 
SPS 303 Law and Ethics 3 Credits
This course aims to encourage students to reflect on the meaning of being an individual and a citizen. Certain fundamental questions, posed by the ancients but persisting in their relevance, informs the structure of the course: What is good life? How should we live? What does the life of a virtuous individual and citizen consist of? How can the likely conflicts between the two be resolved? Related to these, the course also explores the diverse relationships between law and ethics and adresses issues such as political authority, representation and consent, freedom, justice, and equality.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2017-2018 Law and Ethics 3
Fall 2017-2018 Law and Ethics 3
Summer 2016-2017 Law and Ethics 3
Spring 2016-2017 Law and Ethics 3
Fall 2016-2017 Law and Ethics 3
Summer 2015-2016 Law and Ethics 3
Spring 2015-2016 Law and Ethics 3
Fall 2015-2016 Law and Ethics 3
Summer 2014-2015 Law and Ethics 3
Spring 2014-2015 Law and Ethics 3
Fall 2014-2015 Law and Ethics 3
Spring 2013-2014 Law and Ethics 3
Fall 2013-2014 Law and Ethics 3
Summer 2012-2013 Law and Ethics 3
Spring 2012-2013 Law and Ethics 3
Fall 2012-2013 Law and Ethics 3
Summer 2011-2012 Law and Ethics 3
Spring 2011-2012 Law and Ethics 3
Fall 2011-2012 Law and Ethics 3
Spring 2010-2011 Law and Ethics 3
Fall 2010-2011 Law and Ethics 3
Spring 2009-2010 Law and Ethics 3
Fall 2009-2010 Law and Ethics 3
Spring 2008-2009 Law and Ethics 3
Fall 2008-2009 Law and Ethics 3
Spring 2007-2008 Law and Ethics 3
Fall 2007-2008 Law and Ethics 3
Spring 2006-2007 Law and Ethics 3
Fall 2006-2007 Law and Ethics 3
Spring 2005-2006 Law and Ethics 3
Fall 2005-2006 Law and Ethics 3
Spring 2004-2005 Law and Ethics 3
Fall 2004-2005 Law and Ethics 3
Spring 2003-2004 Law and Ethics 3
Fall 2003-2004 Law and Ethics 3
Spring 2002-2003 Law and Ethics 3
Fall 2002-2003 Law and Ethics 3
Spring 2001-2002 Law and Ethics 3

Prerequisite: __
SPS 303>Pre-requiste
Corequisite: SPS 303D
ECTS Credit: 6 ECTS / 5 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements: 58.000 credits
000 to 9999
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.
 
SPS 303D Law and Ethics - Discussion 0 Credit

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2017-2018 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Fall 2017-2018 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Summer 2016-2017 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Spring 2016-2017 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Fall 2016-2017 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Summer 2015-2016 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Spring 2015-2016 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Fall 2015-2016 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Summer 2014-2015 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Spring 2014-2015 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Fall 2014-2015 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Spring 2013-2014 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Fall 2013-2014 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Summer 2012-2013 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Spring 2012-2013 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Fall 2012-2013 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Summer 2011-2012 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Spring 2011-2012 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Fall 2011-2012 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Spring 2010-2011 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Fall 2010-2011 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Spring 2009-2010 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Fall 2009-2010 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Spring 2008-2009 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Fall 2008-2009 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Spring 2007-2008 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Fall 2007-2008 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Spring 2006-2007 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Fall 2006-2007 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Spring 2005-2006 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Fall 2005-2006 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Spring 2004-2005 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Fall 2004-2005 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Spring 2003-2004 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Fall 2003-2004 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Spring 2002-2003 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0
Fall 2002-2003 Law and Ethics - Discussion 0

Prerequisite: __
Corequisite: SPS 303
ECTS Credit: ECTS / NONE ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements:
 
SPS 311 Research Methods 3 Credits
Statistical reasoning and techniques used by social researchers to summarize data and test hypotheses. Topics include describing data collection, sampling measurement, distributions, cross-tabulations, scaling, probability,correlation/regression and non-parametric tests.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Fall 2017-2018 Research Methods 3
Spring 2016-2017 Research Methods 3
Spring 2015-2016 Research Methods 3
Fall 2015-2016 Research Methods 3
Spring 2014-2015 Research Methods 3
Fall 2014-2015 Research Methods 3
Spring 2013-2014 Research Methods 3
Fall 2013-2014 Research Methods 3
Spring 2012-2013 Research Methods 3
Fall 2012-2013 Research Methods 3
Spring 2011-2012 Research Methods 3
Fall 2011-2012 Research Methods 3
Spring 2010-2011 Research Methods 3
Fall 2009-2010 Research Methods 3
Spring 2008-2009 Research Methods 3
Fall 2007-2008 Research Methods 3
Spring 2006-2007 Research Methods 3
Spring 2005-2006 Research Methods 3
Fall 2004-2005 Research Methods 3
Fall 2003-2004 Research Methods 3
Fall 2002-2003 Research Methods 3
Spring 2001-2002 Research Methods 3

Prerequisite: SPS 101 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
and SPS 102 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
Corequisite: SPS 311D
ECTS Credit: 6 ECTS / 7 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements:
 
SPS 311D Research Methods - Discussion 0 Credit

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Fall 2017-2018 Research Methods - Discussion 0
Spring 2016-2017 Research Methods - Discussion 0
Spring 2015-2016 Research Methods - Discussion 0
Fall 2015-2016 Research Methods - Discussion 0
Spring 2014-2015 Research Methods - Discussion 0
Fall 2014-2015 Research Methods - Discussion 0
Spring 2013-2014 Research Methods - Discussion 0
Fall 2013-2014 Research Methods - Discussion 0
Spring 2012-2013 Research Methods - Discussion 0
Fall 2012-2013 Research Methods - Discussion 0
Spring 2011-2012 Research Methods - Discussion 0
Fall 2011-2012 Research Methods - Discussion 0
Spring 2010-2011 Research Methods - Discussion 0
Fall 2009-2010 Research Methods - Discussion 0
Spring 2008-2009 Research Methods - Discussion 0
Fall 2007-2008 Research Methods - Discussion 0
Spring 2006-2007 Research Methods - Discussion 0
Spring 2005-2006 Research Methods - Discussion 0
Fall 2004-2005 Research Methods - Discussion 0
Fall 2003-2004 Research Methods - Discussion 0
Spring 2001-2002 Research Methods - Discussion 0

Prerequisite: __
Corequisite: SPS 311
ECTS Credit: ECTS / NONE ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements:
 
SPS 312 Quantitative Methods 3 Credits
The goal of this course is to provide students with a working knowledge as well as a critical understanding of quantitative research methods used by researchers in social sciences. The basic principles that inform social science approaches to quantitative research will be discussed and applied throughout the course as the strengths and limitations of various research methods are studied. Topics include: descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, analysis of variance, factorial design, content analysis and interaction and relational analysis.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2002-2003 Quantitative Methods 3

Prerequisite: SPS 101 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
or SPS 102 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
Corequisite: __
ECTS Credit: 6 ECTS / 6 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements:
 
SPS 315 Analysis of Social Networks 3 Credits
This course is a theoretical, methodological, and practical introduction to the analysis of social networks. Applications in different social science disciplines are systematically presented and discussed. Besides theoretical evaluation of the foundations of social network analysis students are guided to undertake collaborative empirical analyses of social networks

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Fall 2015-2016 Analysis of Social Networks 3
Fall 2014-2015 Analysis of Social Networks 3
Spring 2009-2010 Analysis of Social Networks 3

Prerequisite: SPS 101 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
and SPS 102 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
Corequisite: __
ECTS Credit: 6 ECTS / 6 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements:
 
SPS 320 Approaches to Ethnic Conflict 3 Credits
Many students of ethnicity and nationalism try to explain ethnic roots of conflicts and examine cases where ethnic conflicts with varied level of violence/non-violence. However, a study of ethnic conflict should encompass various dimensions of the issue including the causes, process, and outcomes. This course will use literature from sociology and anthropology to study the roots of ethnic conflicts, geography to discuss the spatial meanings attached to ethnic differences, literature from political science to examine how different political systems accommodate ethnic differences and ethnic violence and international relations to come up with possible strategies to prevent and reconcile them. We will also refer to historical case study examples.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2005-2006 Approaches to Ethnic Conflict 3

Prerequisite: __
Corequisite: __
ECTS Credit: 6 ECTS / 6 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements:
 
SPS 322 Football, Nationality and the State 3 Credits
Irrespective of gender, race, ethnicity or religion football occupies a central place in the daily lives of many people in the world. Viewed from this perspective football is not only a sport but it is also a social phenomenon. Football is deeply embedded in and relates to concepts like patriotism, nations, nationality, nationalism and the state. This course primarily aims to study football as a social phenomenon and to explore its political, social and cultural implications on a global scale. Football, as a political instrument whether employed for repression of the masses or as a way of expressing different identities is an exceptional game that carries the potential to help us to understand the complexities of modern society and politics.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Summer 2013-2014 Football, Nationality and the State 3
Fall 2013-2014 Football, Nationality and the State 3
Spring 2008-2009 Football, Nationality and the State 3
Spring 2007-2008 Football, Nationality and the State 3
Spring 2005-2006 Football, Nationality and the State 3

Prerequisite: SPS 101 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
or SPS 102 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
Corequisite: __
ECTS Credit: 6 ECTS / 6 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements:
 
SPS 325 Alcibiades and Philoctetes: Individual?s Talents and Rights in an Oligarchical Society 3 Credits
Throughout history and fiction, individuals with outstanding talents within their social settings have been subjected to life-determining societal responses. A more general issue is the protection/transgression of an individual's rights when they are perceived to be at odds with the dominant forces of society. The problem becomes acute in oligarchical societies, which are controlled by a close-knit coalition insensitive to the larger benefit of the majority. The conflict between individual talent and reactionary oligarchy is vividly seen in the historical character of Alcibiades of Athens, during the Peloponnesian War. The conflict of oligarchic transgression over individual rights has been given attention in the story of Philoctetes in the Iliad, as masterfully brought into focus in the play by Sophocles, in the medieval novel The Abyss (L'Oeuvre au Noir) by Marguerite Yourcenar, and in the history of Piri Reis. A critical analysis of individual talents and rights under oligarchic encroachment will be conducted, with historical, biographical, and literary settings.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2010-2011 Alcibiades and Philoctetes: Individual?s Talents and Rights in an Oligarchical Society 3
Spring 2009-2010 Alcibiades and Philoctetes: Individual?s Talents and Rights in an Oligarchical Society 3

Prerequisite: __
Corequisite: __
ECTS Credit: 6 ECTS / 6 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements:
 
SPS 384 Global Climate Change and Environmental Politics 3 Credits
This course introduces the essence of ecological crisis and environmental problems, and science and policy aspects of the environmental issues, especially of global climate change. Climate change is not only the most alarming planetary challenge, but also is at the nexus of the debate around international politics, environmental law, social movements and the search for sustainable economic alternatives. This course equips students with the skills and methodologies to use the basic notions of environmental politics such as ecological citizenship and environmental justice, which are also among the novel concepts in political theory . International environmental politics, green and environmental movements, climate governance and food politics are among the topics to be discussed.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Fall 2017-2018 Global Climate Change and Environmental Politics 3
Fall 2016-2017 Global Climate Change and Environmental Politics 3
Fall 2011-2012 Humanity and Environment 3

Prerequisite: __
Corequisite: __
ECTS Credit: 6 ECTS / 6 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements:
 
SPS 442 State Formation 3 Credits
This course will examine forms of stateness; their varieties and determinants. We will look at practice, language and ideas in Europe and Asia using historical sociological and anthropological perspectives. The course will also focus on the current transformations in state sovereignty that are entangled in processes of globalization.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2013-2014 State Formation 3
Spring 2012-2013 State Formation 3
Spring 2011-2012 State Formation 3
Spring 2010-2011 State Formation 3
Spring 2008-2009 State Formation 3
Fall 2007-2008 State Formation 3
Spring 2005-2006 State Formation 3
Spring 2002-2003 State Formation 3

Prerequisite: SPS 101 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
or SPS 102 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
Corequisite: __
ECTS Credit: 6 ECTS / 6 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements:
 
SPS 452 Military in Society and Politics 3 Credits
This course analyzes the interaction between the military, society, and politics, with specific examples from Latin America, Africa, Middle East, and Asia. It introduces the main characteristics of the military organization and its professionalism, taking the Western model as the ideal. It examines how the role of the military in politics and society changes at various political, economic, and social development levels. It asks if the military is an institution that resolves conflicts within society by mediating between different sides, or an actor that pursues its own corporate interests. The course also focuses on the consequences of military interventions on politics, society, and the future of democracy. Keeping in mind the outcomes of military interventions, the course considers civilian control of the military in democracies

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2008-2009 Military in Society and Politics 3

Prerequisite: SPS 101 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
and SPS 102 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
Corequisite: __
ECTS Credit: 6 ECTS / 6 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements: