COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Social Rights
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 310
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to apprehend the importance and the function of social rights within the fundamental rights, to examine comparatively international documents, constitution and other regulations and legal practice about them.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To define social rights and the importance of them within the context of fundamental rights.
  • To discuss about the historical development of social rights regarding to human rights.
  • To explain international social rights documents and supervision and sanction systems.
  • To examine the rules and institutions related with social rights in national law,
  • To discuss about legal practice within the main areas of law in the light of social rights.
Course Description To examine international and national law and legal practice in the light of social rights.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction: Notion of human rights and historical development Bulut, N., Sanayi Devriminden Küreselleşmeye Sosyal Haklar, Oniki Levha Yayınları, Istanbul 2009(7-39
2 Notion of social rights, its role and importance in the human rights area and its relation with human rights Related references
3 Welfare state and social rgihts Related references
4 International instruments relating social rights Related references
5 The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (I) Related references
6 The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (II) Related references
7 European Social Charter (I) Related references
8 European Social Charter (II) Related references
9 Midterm Exam Related references
10 Constitutional social rights Related references
11 Social rights in constitutional jurisdiction Related references
12 Social rights in labor law Related references
13 Social rights and social security law Related references
14 Social rights, social state and citizenship income Related references
15 Presentation and general evaluation Related references
16 Final Exam Related references
Course Notes/Textbooks

Ders notları ve Sunumlar(Blackboard)

Suggested Readings/Materials

Yücel Dericiler, Ö. Sosyal Haklar ve İnsan Hakları Hukuku Çerçevesinde Devletin Yükümlülükleri, XII.Levha Yayınları, 2014; Bulut, N., Sanayi Devriminden Küreselleşmeye Sosyal Haklar, Oniki Levha Yayınları, Istanbul 2009;  ilgili hukuki kaynaklar, kitaplar, makaleler.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
60
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
2
32
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
5
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
15
Final Exams
1
20
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to possess the knowledge in legal terminology, concepts and principles.

X
2

To be able to solve the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

X
3

To be able to evaluate the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

X
4

To be able to evaluate the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

X
5

To be able to have awareness of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

X
6

To be able to take responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

7

To be able to interpret the legal norms with a sense of justice respectful to human rights and in the light of principles of democratic, secular and social state of law.

X
8

Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, open to criticism and having self confidence

X
9

To be able to use the daily scientific sources and court judgments in the framework of life time learning approach.

X
10

To be able to inform the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

X
11

To be able to monitor the daily legal information/court decisions and interacts with the colleagues in a foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale” Level B1) .

12

To be able to use the information and communication technology together with the computer programs in a level required by the area of law (“European Computer Driving Licence, Advanced Level”).

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest