POLS 353 - Turkish Governance

POLS 353 - Turkish Governance - POLS 353 TURKISH GOVERNANCE...

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POLS 353 – TURKISH GOVERNANCE Fall 2009 – 2010 Instructor: Korel Göymen FASS, Room: 2108, Tel: 0216-483-9112 goymen @sabanciuniv.edu Class Hours: Monday, 14:40 - 17:30 Office Hours, Monday, 13:30-14.30, Tuesday, 11.00-12:00 Other days by appointment Objective and General Framework of the Course The primary objective of this course is to enable students to appreciate how the Turkish State is structured and is functioning (or malfunctioning). To do this, an analytical rather than a descriptive format will be utilized. After briefly dealing with the administrative heritage, the main functions of the state will be linked to the relevant institutions, structures, together with the ‘instruments’ of implementation. In this context, the legislative, executive and judicial institutions and processes will be analyzed from a functional rather than a formal-legalistic perspective. Then, the principal challenges confronting the state, such as lack of professionalism and meritocracy; bureaucratic politics; reactive rather than proactive policy and decision-making; nepotism, corruption and clientelistic relations, and European Union- related harmonization efforts will be taken up. The course will be concluded with the
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POLS 353 - Turkish Governance - POLS 353 TURKISH GOVERNANCE...

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