PSC380.15 Political Sociology

The course will familiarize students with the basic debates and research areas in the field of political sociology. The course will examine theories of power, authority, and state from modern and postmodern perspectives and how power structures are manifested within various social institutions. The theoretical debates will be followed by examination of political parties, social movements, processes of globalization vs. the nation-state, civil-military relations, war conflicts, voting behavior, and the mass media. (SOC 3007)

Department: Political Science

Location: Istanbul

Credits: 3