Department of Sociology

SOC426 SOCIOLOGY OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

Course Code: 2320426
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr AYŞE İDİL AYBARS
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

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Course Content

The objective of the course is to examine the European Union (EU) from a sociological perspective. The course focuses on the institutional structures, governance methods, policies and politics of the EU, as well as the processes of social change it induces in national structures and actors. European integration, European institutions and policies, social foundations of the EU, European citizenship and identity, European socio-economic model, Europeanization, European enlargement and EU-Turkey relations are approached with a view to questioning the mainstream assumptions on the EU developed by political science, international relations and comparative political economy.

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