Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
SOS619 927001 1 2 7
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The course focuses on current issues in urban sociology. Some of these issues include: urban differentiation and segregation, urban renewal, class, religion, ethnicity, women and space relations. The main objective of the course of the urbanization process and the dynamics of this process creates economic, social, cultural and political dimensions is analyzed.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
  1. Being able to use the terminology of urban sociology
  2. To explain the basic theoretical approaches used in urban sociology.
  3. To explain the stages of urban development from past to present.
  4. To analyzes social dynamics that arise in the process of urbanization.
  5. To analyzes social processes and relationships that arise in today's urbans
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Uğurlu, Ö. ve Diğerleri (2010). Kent Sosyolojisi Çalışmaları, Örgün Yayınevi, Istanbul.
Ergun, Cem ve Diğerleri (2013). Kent Üzerine Özgür Yazılar, Bağlam Yayınevi, Istanbul.
Merrifield, Andy (2012). Metromarksim-Şehrin Marksist Bir Hikayesi, Phoenix Yayınevi, Ankara.
Harvey, David (2011). Sermayenin Mekanları, Sel Yayıncılık, Istanbul.
Kaya, Gazanfer (2014). Kentleşmenin Toplumsal Boyutları, Ütopya Yayınevi, Ankara.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
The historical development of the city, Modern urbanization theory and urbanization problems in Turkey today
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Introduction of the Course Face to Face Non-Applicable
2.City and Politics Face to Face Non-Applicable
3.City and Modernization Face to Face Non-Applicable
4.City and Modernization II Face to Face Non-Applicable
5.Cities' Political Economy in Neoliberal Era Face to Face Non-Applicable
6.Neoliberalism and Cities' Spatial Transformation Face to Face Non-Applicable
7.Appearances of Urban Poverty Face to Face Non-Applicable
8.Cities and Social Movements Face to Face Non-Applicable
9.Cities and Social Movements - II Face to Face Non-Applicable
10.General View of the Historical Transformation of the Cities in Turkey Face to Face Non-Applicable
11.Urbanization and Politics in Turkey Face to Face Non-Applicable
12.Neoliberalism and Transformation of Cities in Turkey Face to Face Non-Applicable
13.Transformation of Local Politics in Turkey Face to Face Non-Applicable
14.General Review Face to Face Non-Applicable
15.Presentations Face to Face Non-Applicable
16.Presentations Face to Face Non-Applicable
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Attending Lectures1620
Report Preparation150
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Writing Paper1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Attending Lectures16348
Report Preparation13434
Writing Paper16060