sap course 1429475129

Course Code & Number:

PSIR 398

Course Title:

Critical Theories of International Relations

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(3+0+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 6 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

The views of Hegel, Marx, Gramsci and the Frankfurt school. Feminist theories. Post-structuralism. Critical globalization theories.

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: NONE
Co-requisites: NONE
Year of Study: 
Junior
Semester: 
Spring
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Elective
Required Reading: 
1. Cynthia Weber, International Relations Theory: a Critical Introduction (Abingdon: Routledge, 2001).
Course Objective: 

The aim of this course is to present a comprehensive overview of the critical theoretical perspectives in International Relations.

Extended Description: 

Critical Theories – critical perspectives. Hegel. Marx. Gramsci. Frankfurt School. Feminist theories. Social constructivism. Post-structuralism.Critical globalization theories. Historical materialism. Post-colonial theories.

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. Recite critical theoretical perspectives in International Relations
2. Gain a deep and deepened knowledge about Critical Theory
3. Know how to critically appraise normative claims connected to ethic predicaments
4. Specify the major concepts and conceptual relations inherent in critical theories
5. Detail the method to use critical theories to engender new approaches to conventional concerns
6. Value diversity

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Reading
Inquiry
Case Study/Scenarion Analysis
Video Presentations
Oral Presentation
Web Searching
Assessment Methods and Criteria: 
Test / Exam
Quiz/Homework
Written Project
Presentation (Oral/Poster)

Student Workload:

Quizzes /Homeworks
32
hrs
Midterm Exam 1
16
hrs
Final Exam
16
hrs
Research Review
16
hrs
Case Study Analysis
16
hrs

Prepared By:

Aylin Özman

Revised By:

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