DERS TANITIM ve UYGULAMA BİLGİLERİ

Dersin Adı Kodu Yarıyıl T+U+L (saat/hafta) Türü (Z / S) Yerel Kredi AKTS
Amerikan Dış Politikasında Konular IR 647 Güz 03+00+00 Seçmeli 3 7.5
Akademik Birim: International Relations
Öğrenim Türü: Örgün Eğitim
Ön Koşullar None
Öğrenim Dili: İngilizce
Dersin Düzeyi: Doktora
Dersin Koordinatörü: - -
Dersin Amacı: This course examines the role of the United States in the international arena. It analyzes the main conceptual approaches to American foreign relations drawing on theories of International Relations and the history of American politics. Second, it examines the role of ideals and tradition in American foreign policy-making. Third, it focuses on the main aspects of the policy-making process, and on the domestic and geopolitical implications that set limitations to, and opportunities for, the U.S. abroad.
Dersin İçeriği: Tradition and Schools of thought in USFP, the institutional setting, the 20th century history of USFP, war on terror, Middle East post Arab Spring, China and East Asia
Dersin Öğrenme Çıktıları (ÖÇ):
  • 1- How is American foreign policy determined and how has it evolved? How is national interest defined?
  • 2- How is national interest defined?
  • 3- What are the roles of individuals, institutions, and public opinion in American foreign policy?
  • 4- The main international issues faced by the U.S. government since the end of the Cold War such as: terrorism, Middle East and the rise of China
Dersin Öğrenme Yöntem ve Teknikleri Two-hour lecture and one-hour class discussion. Students are required to read the assigned texts prior to class meetings. Also, students are required to prepare in-class presentations.


HAFTALIK PROGRAM

HaftaKonularÖn Hazırlık
1 National interest vs. ideals: Is there an American tradition of foreign policy?
2 The institutional setting: who makes American foreign policy?
3 Beyond the European balance of power: the birth of a Great Power
4 The liberal dream: Wilson and the League of Nations
5 From WWI to Cold War: the creation of the American Era
6 The early Cold War Era: theory and practice of containment
7 Vietnam, Détente and Rollback: living in a bipolar world
8 The end of the Cold War and the rise of a new International Order
9 Prospects of primacy and decline: living in a unipolar world
10 Terrorism
11 New challenges and opportunities: US-China relations
12 Middle East and the Arab Spring
13 New challenges and opportunities: beyond the American Era?
14 Conclusion


ZORUNLU ve ÖNERİLEN OKUMALAR

Cox, Michael & Stokes, Doug. U.S. Foreign Policy, 2nd Edition (Oxford University Press, 2012).


DİĞER KAYNAKLAR

Ikenberry, John G. After victory. Institutions, strategic restraint and the rebuilding of order after major wars (Princeton University Press, 2001)
Zakaria, Fareed. From wealth to power. The unusual origins of America’s world role (Princeton University Press, 1998)


DEĞERLENDİRME SİSTEMİ

Yarıyıl İçi ÇalışmalarıSayıKatkı Payı (%)
Katılım 14 -
Laboratuvar - -
Uygulama - -
Arazi Çalışması - -
Proje - -
Ödev 4 100
Sunum/Jüri 4 -
Derse Özgü Staj - -
Diğer Uygulamalar (seminer, stüdyo kritiği, workshop vb.) - -
Dersle İlgili Sınıf Dışı Etkinlikler (okuma, bireysel çalışma vb.) 14 -
Ara Sınavlar/Sözlü Sınavlar/Kısa Sınavlar - -
Final Sınavı - -
Total: 36 100


İŞ YÜKÜ HESAPLAMASI

EtkinliklerSayısıSüresi (saat)Toplam İş Yükü (saat)
Ders Saati14342
Laboratuvar000
Uygulama000
Arazi Çalışması000
Proje000
Ödev42080
Sunum/Jüriye Hazırlık428
Derse Özgü Staj000
Diğer Uygulamalara Hazırlık115.515.5
Dersle İlgili Sınıf Dışı Etkinlikler14342
Ara Sınavlar/Sözlü Sınavlar/Kısa Sınavlar000
Final Sınavı000
Toplam İş Yükü (saat):187.5


PROGRAM YETERLİLİKLERİ (PY) ve ÖĞRENME ÇIKTILARI (ÖÇ) İLİŞKİSİ

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