Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
708004112016SOCIOLOGY OF LAW AND CRIMEElective473
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course, is to provide to learning crime as a social phenomenon and to grasping socio-cultural, socio-ekonomic factors affecting crime to students of sociology
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Aylin Nazlı
Learning Outcomes
1Learning the meaning of information of facts of social norm, control, order, deviance, crime
2Understanding the connection of law-crime cases and society –culture.
3To be able to comprehend and explain socio-cultural, socio-ekonomic factors affecting crime
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Historical and sociological analysis of norm, deviance, crime and punishment.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Course presentation, content and teaching-related descriptions. Acquaintance
2Interaction of norms, society and cultureTo illustrate the theoretical explanation and discussion
3The sociological development of process that coming from norms to crime.To illustrate the theoretical explanation and discussion
4The effects of modernity in the emergence of legal institutions and norms. To illustrate the theoretical explanation and discussion
5The emergence of modernity, revolutions and the connection between law-normTo illustrate the theoretical explanation and discussion
6Modernity, social construction of modern human, otherness and law.To illustrate the theoretical explanation and discussion
7Torment, body, crime and punisment in the theory of Foucault.To illustrate the theoretical explanation and discussion
8Midterm
9Modern incarceration policies the theory of Foucault., the birth of prison and Bentham’s PanapticonTo illustrate the theoretical explanation and discussion
10Classical Sociology and Crime: E. DurkheimTo illustrate the theoretical explanation and discussion
11Classical Sociology and Crime: R. MertonTo illustrate the theoretical explanation and discussion
12Crime and juvenile delinquency and socializationTo illustrate the theoretical explanation and discussion
13Crime and access to basic social variablesTo illustrate the theoretical explanation and discussion
14Sociological Theories of Crime ITo illustrate the theoretical explanation and discussion
15Sociological Theories of Crime IITo illustrate the theoretical explanation and discussion
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
BAUMAN, Z. Sosyolojik Düşünmek, Ayrıntı Yay. İst, 2002., BAUMAN, Z. Yasa Koyucular ve Yorumcular, Metis Yay. İst 1995., FOUCAULT, M., Hapishanenin Doğuşu, İmge Kitab. Ank. 2000FOUCAULT, M.,Deliliğin Tarihi, İmge Kitabevi Yay. Ank. 1995., HORKHEİMER & M.,ADORNO, T.W., Aydınlanmanın Diyalektiği-Felsefi Fragmanlar II, Kabalcı Yay. İst. 1996., WAGNER, P. Modernliğin Sosyolojisi: Özgürlük ve Cezalandırma, Ayrıntı Yay. İst. 2005., DURKHEİM, E. Sosyolojik Metodun Kuralları, CAN, C. , Hukuk Sosyolojisinin Antropolojik Temelleri, Seçkin yay. 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
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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 Lectures14228
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination21020
Reading515
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
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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