- Code MEAS6504
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies
- Areas of interest Arab and Islamic Studies, International Affairs, Middle East Studies, Central Asia Studies, Politics
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Identify the major issues, events, concepts and ideologies in Turkish politics.
- Understand and develop evidence based arguments on the impact of secularisation, modernisation, Westernisation and Islam on Turkish identity and the influence of political and military institutions on politics and culture in modern Turkey.
- Apply both the concepts of political science such as nationalism, modernisation, political Islam, legitimacy, and sovereignty and also theories of international relations to the Turkish case.
- Critically analyse Turkish foreign policy towards the Middle East, Europe, Central and East Asia, United States and also international organisations.
- Understand the relationship between domestic Turkish politics and foreign policy and develop structured analyses on Turkish political issues.
Indicative AssessmentParticipation (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1-5]
Essay of 4000 words (50%) [Learning Outcomes 1-5]
Final Exam of 2 hours (40%) [Learning Outcomes 1- 5]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials; and b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Preliminary ReadingZürcher, E. J., Turkey: A Modern History, London: IB Tauris, 2004.
Carkoglu, A. & Hale, W. (eds), The Politics of Modern Turkey: Critical Issues in Modern Politics (4 Volumes), London : Routledge, 2008.
Kalaycioglu, E., Turkish Dynamics: Bridge Across Troubled Lands, Gordonsville: Palgrave, Macmillan, 2005.
Oktav, Z., Turkey in the 21st Century Quest for a New Turkish Foreign Policy, Aldershot, Burlington: Ashgate, 2011.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|5727||25 Jul 2022||01 Aug 2022||31 Aug 2022||28 Oct 2022||In Person||N/A|