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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
İLH431 Globalization And Religion 927001 4 7 2
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The purpose of the course is to educate students about the political, economic and social consequences of globalization. As a complementary perspective, the positions of religions in the global world will be examined in conjunction with globalization literature.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Erkan Perşembe
Learning Outcomes
  1. Students will be able to define the basic concepts of globalization discourse.
  2. Students will be able to compare theoretical debates about globalization.
  3. Students will be able to discuss the impact of globalization on the world and its consequences.
  4. Students will be able to analyze the position of religions with a multidimensional way in the global world.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Elwood,Wayne, Küreselleşmeyi anlama kılavuzu, Metis Y.,İstanbul 2005Robertson, Roland, Küreselleşme Toplum kuraqmı ve küresel kültür, Bilim ve Sanat Y.,Ankara 1999.Çoştu, Yakup, Küreselleşme Kapsamında Din, Yüksek Lisans tezi, Samsun 2003.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
The course will be based on a variety of theoretical approaches to understanding globalization, as well as information on structural, cultural and economic changes that globalization has caused in the world. Then the interaction of globalization with religions will be taken into account.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Definition of globalization
2.Historical development of globalization
3.Stages of globalization
4.Ideological and political developmentsTechnological developments
5.Global communication and mediaEconomic developments
6.Multinational forces domination
8.Dimensions of globalization and criticism of globalization
9.Relations between globalization and religion
10.Religions and their future in the global era
11.Global presence of religions
12.Religious and terror movements in globalization process
13.Globalization and Muslim world
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination160
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination185
Report Presentation115
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Report Presentation188