Department of Sociology

SOC522 SOCIOLOGY OF THE MIDDLE EAST

Course Code: 2320522
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. BAHATTİN AKŞİT
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

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Course Content

The Middle East in historical and world contexts. Islam and development of secularization in Turkey and other countries in the Middle East. Social, cultural, and educational transformations in selected countries of the Middle East. Modernity, post-modernity, globalization, orientalism, fundamentalism, authenticity, identity and religion. Sociological and anthropological depictions of cultural transitions in the Middle East and Islamic world.

Learning Outcomes

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