Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1303008352010INTERNATIONAL GOVERNANCEElective475
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course aims at examining the concept of governance, the relationship between governance and globalization, and the dimensions of governance. It also aims at analyzing the international governance process from a critical perspective using recent examples.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1LO1. To be able to comprehend the concept of governance and the dimensions of governance,
2LO2. To be able to evaluate the relationship between international governance and globalization,
3LO3. To be able to analyze the international governance process from a critical perspective using recent examples,
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Core concepts of governance, good governance, the relationship between governance and globalization, levels of governance in international relations, international organizations, democracy and sovereignty, economic governance, NGOs, security, environment, health, human rights, civil society will be examined in terms of global governance.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1 Introduction
2What is International Governance?
3What is Good Governance?
4Globalization and Governance
5Commission on Global Governance
6International Economic Governance
7Environmental Governance
8Midterm Exam
9Human Rights, Culture and Governance
10Health Governance
11Individual Security, Poverty and Governance
12International Governance and Labour
13Civil Society and International Governance
14International Security Governance
15Recap and conclusion
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
- Rorden Wilkinson and Steve Hughes (Eds.), Global Governance: Critical Perspectives, (London: Routledge, 2002). - Joseph S. Nye (ed.), Governance in a Globalizing World, (Brookings Institution Press, 2000). - Anne Mette Kjaer, Governance, (Cambridge: Polity, 2005). - D. Josselin and William Wallace (eds.), Non-State Actors in World Politics, (London: Macmillan, 2001). - Eşref Aksu and Joseph A. Camilleri (eds.), Democratizing Global Governance, (London: Macmillan, 2002).
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination12424
Final Examination16348
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11818
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Reading15345
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO15541454344
LO22353523523
LO35543353555
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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