Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Unionism CLS309 5 3 + 0 4


Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assist.Prof. GÖKHAN OFLUOĞLU
Instructors Assist.Prof. GÖKHAN OFLUOĞLU, Assist.Prof. Hamza Ersin ADIM
Goals Explain various aspects of trade unionism in the historical process, and in this context the search for solutions to the problems of modern social policy put forwa
Contents Industrial Revolution to the present day economic and social life of workers, employers and the resulting level of society problems, their effects on the social structure of these problems, solutions and politics, trade unionism narrow and broad interpretation of the national and international means of trade unionism, labor market, employment conditions and employment regulation of conditions, income distribution, wages, productivity, international trade unionism problems and solutions. '
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Analyzes the basics of trade unionism
2 Examines different models of the trade union in the historical process.
3 Perspective of economics and politics of trade unionism to learn.
4 Analyze the point of view of trade unionism in his career.
5 Economic, political and social power relations and pressure groups analyzes

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Lecture, question-and-answer analysis.
Assessment Methods Mid-term and final exams

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 The concept of trade unionism and the emergence of General Prepartion
2 Overview of the main trade union models Repetition of the previous week
3 Social Democrat, Leninist, revolutionary trade union models Repetition of the previous week
4 American, British, Christian and Fascist Union Models Repetition of the previous week
5 The union's Economic Direction, Classics, Neo Classics, Keynes and Friedman comments in Repetition of the previous week
6 Trade Unions and Politics, Power Concept, economic and political power in the union Repetition of the previous week
7 Place of union political system Repetition of the previous week
8 The union ideologies Repetition of the previous week
9 The importance of the concept of leisure and trade unionism Repetition of the previous week
10 How to give a meaning to study the activities of trade unionism. Study concept Repetition of the previous week
11 In favor and against the opinions of the study. Mechanization, automation and workers Repetition of the previous week
12 To be addressed in all aspects of the concept of alienation Repetition of the previous week
13 The development of trade unionism in various countries Repetition of the previous week
14 Today the trade union rights, positive or negative, individual and collective trade union freedom Repetition of the previous week

Textbook Işıklı ALparslan, Sendikacılık ve Siyaset, İmge Yayınları, Ankara, 2010.
Additional Resources Esin Pars, İşbölümü, Yabancılaşma ve Sosyal Politika, Ankara Üniversitesi, Siyasal Bilgiler Fakültesi Yayınları, Ankara, 1985

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 40
In-Term Total 1 40
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Have advanced knowledge in the field of working life x
2 Information in the field of working life has the ability to transfer employees and colleagues. x
3 The decision on the application and the behavior of his working life to interpret the information acquired through the use of the data, to analyze, to bring the has the ability to define problems and solutions. x
4 Do research and work on issues related to working life. x
5 The project meets the objectives of the Project Coordinator or the participant takes responsibility. x
6 Organization / Institution determines the objectives. x
7 Employee-employer relations, critically evaluates the acquired knowledge and skills. x
8 Indicates that the comprehension of the need for continuity of learning x
9 The level of knowledge and skills related to the field of Labor Economics thoughts and pass the written and oral proposals concerned. x
10 Effective stake holders in the field of professional communication. x
11 Working relationships required by the European Computer Driving Licence Advanced Level at least with computer software uses information and communication technologies. x
12 At least one foreign language knowledge in the field using the European Language Portfolio B1 General level monitors and communicates with colleagues. x
13 Employee-employer relations, the organization / institution, business, and act in accordance with social ethics. x
14 Analyze and executes effective working relationships within the organization. x
15 Has the ability to be able to encourage innovations in working life. x
16 Working relationships to the organization / institution for the critical thinker. x
17 Social rights, social justice, quality and cultural values, environmental protection, occupational health and safety issues are conscious. x

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 1 15 15
Assignments 1 15 15
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Work Load (h) 107
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 3.57
ECTS Credit of the Course 4