Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
2306056022012 Local Governments And Their Problems 927001 1 1 7
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To provide an understanding of the core values and philosophy of local governments and to assess the problems of local governments with this philosophy.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Fatih YÜKSEL
Learning Outcomes
  1. To have knowledge about the local geovernmet's importance and its philosophy
  2. To produce alternatives for the solution of problems of local government.
  3. To have knowledge about the origins of the main problems of local governments
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
İlber Ortaylı; Local Goverment Tradition from Tanzimat Refeorm Era to the Present Hüseyin Özgür; Contemprary Essays on Local Governments IHüseyin Özgür; Contemprary Essays on Local Governments II
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Reasons for the emergence of local gevernments, their philosophy and functions, local authority-democracy and development relationship, general historical development process of local gevernments, historical development process of local gevernments in Turkey, analyzing the local autonomy concept and local autonomy conditions, examples from the developed countries and comparison of Turkish local government system, basic problems and solutions
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Reasons for the emergence of local governments and their functions
2.local governments' philosophy and core values
3.local-authority-democracy and development relationship
4.The historical origins of local governments
5.historical development process of local governments in Turkey
6.Local autonomy concept and its conditions
7.Analyzing the Turkish local government system in terms of local autonomy conditions
8.Assignmet Presentation
9.Assignmet Presentation
10.Assignmet Presentation
11.Assignmet Presentation
12.Assignmet Presentation
13.Assignmet Presentation
14.Assignmet Presentation
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination0100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Writing Paper177
Self Study157105