COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Gender Issues in Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 478
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 prohibition of discrimination will be put forward in terms of gender and the fact that the laws should be impartial and they will be considered together with the approach of different law areas.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students who successfully complete this course will be able to; • Be aware of the legal regulations related to gender.
  • Describe and exemplify discrimination based on gender,
  • Recognize the legal practices based on gender discrimination and produce solutions,
  • Bring legal solutions to gender inequalities,
  • Compare international texts to combat gender inequalities.
Course Description Constitutional equality principle and gender in terms of the reflection of our law, in accordance with international regulations in terms of gender equality in the evaluation of domestic law.

 



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 Equality and Gender before the Law will be prepared from the relevant sources
2 Historical and legal dimension of gender discrimination will be prepared from the relevant sources
3 Turkish constitutional law and gender will be prepared from the relevant sources
4 Turkish civil code and gender will be prepared from the relevant sources
5 Criminal law and gender will be prepared from the relevant sources
6 Labour law and gender will be prepared from the relevant sources
7 General Evaluation will be prepared from the relevant sources
8 Midterm
9 Social security law and gender will be prepared from the relevant sources
10 Equality before decision making mechanisms will be prepared from the relevant sources
11 The Status of Women in the Context of International Conventions and Positive Discrimination will be prepared from the relevant sources
12 Women's Protection Against Violence (In International Context) will be prepared from the relevant sources
13 Protection of women against violence (national) will be prepared from the relevant sources
14 Case study will be prepared from the relevant sources
15 Review of the semester will be prepared from the relevant sources
16 Final exam
Course Notes/Textbooks Lindgren, J.R., Taub, N., Wolfson, B.A., & Palumbo, C.M. The Law of Sex Discrimination, 3rd edition (Thomson Wadsworth 2004); Cochran, A., Sexual Harassment and the Law (University Press of Kansas 2004).Katherine T. Bartlett , Deborah L. Rhode: Gender & Law: Theory, Doctrine, Commentary, 2009Toksöz, G.(2012) Kalkınmada Kadın Emeği. Varlık Yayınları, İstanbul
Suggested Readings/Materials Sally Engle Merry: Human Rights and Gender Violence: Translating International Law into Local Justice, 200621.Yüzyılın Eşiğinde Kadınlar Değişim ve Güçlenme, Uluslararası Multidisipliner Kadın Kongresi Bildiri Kitabı Cilt 2 Farklı Cinslerin Eşitliği Sempozyumu

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
2
40
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
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
0
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
2
11
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
15
Final Exams
1
35
    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.

X
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”).

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