Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
708003102016SOCIOLOGY OF INDUSTRY Compulsory365
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
At the end of the semester the students will be able to Account for changes in traditions and institutions in the process of industrial society; Comment on the reasons for increased industrialization with technological advances and its impacts on societies and labor.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr.Ebru Çetin
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to sociologically question and assess the modern and traditional forms of work
2To be able to have sociological knowledge that can identify and analyze of emerging issues related to working life
3To have ability of analyzing the formation of modern workforce
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
In this course we will examine the specialization process changing by technological advances, the reasons for industrialization and its characteristics and impacts; the relationship between societal structure and industrial institutions; institutional relationships; social organizations of work groups, the roles of workers in working setting.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Course description, importance, scope
2The emergence of industrial sociology and basic concepts of industrial sociology
3Transition from agrarian society to industrial society
4Economic factors that is preparing industrial revolution
5Modern Industrial society theories
6The organization of work in the industrial society
7Idle type of bureaucratic organization, Taylorism
8Midterm
9Human Relations School, interactionist approach
10Fordism
11Fordism and quality of workforce
12Post-fordism
13Post-fordism and quality of workforce
14Change and Industrial Relations
15Theorical Approaches about industrial relations
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
-Soyer Serap. (1996) Endüstri Sosyolojisine Giriş, İzmir: Saray Yayıncılık. -Türkdoğan Orhan. (1981) Sanayi Sosyolojisi, Türkiye’nin Sanayileşmesi Dün-Bugün- Yarın, -Ankara: Töre Yayınevi -Türkdoğan Orhan (2009) Türk Sanayi Toplumu, Timaş Yayınları, İstanbul. Bauman, Zgymunt. (1999). Küreselleşme: Toplumsal Sonuçları, (çev. A. Yılmaz), İstanbul: Ayrıntı Yayınları
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
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures44288
Self Study000
Individual Study for Mid term Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination155
Reading8648
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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