Department of Sociology


Course Code: 2320319
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
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Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

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Course Content

Power, social control and the problem of legitimation. The notion of Social Contract. Legitimation and the role of religion: theocracy, hierarchy and caesaropapism. Relations between social class and ideology in historical societies. The advent of modern society: secularization; legitimation by performance and efficiency. Lack of legitimacy and the emergence of social movements.

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