Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
708002162016URBAN SOCIOLOGYCompulsory244
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The purpose of this course is to have information about the basic concepts, facts with urban and having knowledge about the sociological urban theory,
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd. Doç. Dr. Bekir Balkız
Learning Outcomes
1To understand of the changing of urban and urbanist living in the theoretical percepectives
2The understanding of dinamics of urbanization and the “gecekondus” in the history of urbanizm in Turkey.
3kentleşme sürecinde kır-kent ayrımı
4kent kültürü ve kentlilik bilinci
5kentle bütünleşmede ekonomik entegrasyon
6
7
8vize sınavı
9
10
11
12
13
14
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Urban Transformation, Urban and Environmental Problems,Urban and Ecology.Theories of urbanization in Europe, Theories of urbanization in America, Ecological theory, According to the Urban Ecology Urbanization Formats, Theories of the last period,
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0 Analyzing to the concept of sociology in urbanization and urbanizm
1 Comparing to nowadays the living of cities with the early ages and the revolution of industrial cities
2Understanding of rural and urban specificities
3 Urban culture and urbanist identity
4 The integration of new comers with urban economic systems
5Urban employments and new comers socaial,economic and cultural realities
6 The relationship of gecekondus and city
7Mid-Term Exam
8 Understanding to the integration of gecekondus to cities
9Week Seminar
10 Seminar
11Urban field and the divercity of struggle
12Children of the city and the abusing/exploiting of children in the city
13 Taking jobs in the city with the concern of the specificity of social,economic and demographic
14Urban culture and using of leisure time
15Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
- Tatlıdil, Ercan (1989), Kentleşme ve Gecekondu. E.Ü. Edebiyat Fakültesi Yay. No:47 , İzmir - Ida Susser (Edit), (2002). The Castells reader on cities and social theory, Blacwell publihs.USA&UK -“Kentle Bütünleşmenin Bir Yolu: Gecekondulaşma” E.Ü.Edebiyat Fakültesi Sosyoloji Dergisi, Sayı: 1, İzmir, 1987 -C.G.Pickvance(ed.);”Urban Sociology:Critical Essays” Tavistock Publications,1976. -“Kent Kültürü ve Boş Zaman Değerlendirme” I.Ulusal Sosyoloji Kongresi Bildirileri, 3-5 Kasım 1993, İzmir, Sosyoloji Derneği Yayınları III, Cilt:2, Ankara 1994, s.385. -“Türkiye’de Kentleşme ve İşgücünün Değişen Nitelikleri”, (Urbanization And Changing Of Manpower in Turkey) Sosyoloji Dergisi, E.Ü. Ed.Fak. Yay. No.4, s.59-72. -“Globalleşen Dünya’da Kent Kültürü’nün Önemi” Demokrasi kültürü ve globalleşme, I. Ulusal kültür kongresi 3-5 Kasım 1997, İzmir Kültür Sanat ve eğitim Vakfı Yayını, İzmir, 1998 - Kentleşme ve Göç,ed.İhsan Sezal, Sosyolojiye Giriş,Martı Kitap ve Yayınevi, Ankara, Ekim 2002,ss.403-446 - The Effects of Rapid Urbanization In a Turkish City, İzmir – Karşıyaka ; Coastal Zone Management In The Mediterranean Regions, Editors: D. Camarda, L.Grassini ,OPTIONS Mediterranean Seminars
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
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14114
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination14114
Individual Study for Final Examination14228
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)88
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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PO
2
PO
3
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4
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5
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6
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7
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8
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10
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PO
13
LO14 4 4 4 4 444
LO2  4444 4 4 4 
LO3 34 3 4      
LO44     4  4   
LO55  4  4  4 4 
LO6 5 4 4 4 4 4 
LO7  4 3  3  3  
LO83  4 3  3 4 3
LO9 24444       
LO10             
LO11             
LO12             
LO13             
LO14             
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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