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KAM3008Environmental policy3+0+0ECTS:6
Year / SemesterSpring Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
Status Compulsory
DepartmentDEPARTMENT of PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of Delivery
Contact Hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerProf. Dr. Abdulkadir TOPAL
Co-LecturerAssist Prof. Dr. Muhammed Yunus BİLGİLİ
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
The aim of the course is to provide general information on the environmental problems, environment and economics, environmental problems and international relations.
 
Learning OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
LO - 1 : list basic environmental problems and their origins2,81,
LO - 2 : explain theories of environmental policy instruments, and international aspects of environmental issues 2,81,
LO - 3 : determine international scope of environmental problems2,81,
LO - 4 : indicate theories of environmental economics 2,81,
LO - 5 : propose appropriate strategies to resolve environmental problems2,81,
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

 
Contents of the Course
General concepts, emergence and classification of environmental problems, rapid population growth, irregular urbanization and environmentally insensitive industrialization as causes of environmental problems, economic analysis of environmental problems, environmental problems and international relations, international environmental conventions, climate crisis and international climate agreements, environmental policy instruments; direct controls, economic and financial instruments, environmental impact assessment, solid waste management, legal and institutional structure of environmental management in Turkey.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1General concept
 Week 2Emergence and classification of environmental problems
 Week 3Sources of environmental problems, rapid population growth and urbanization
 Week 4Environmental problems and industrialization
 Week 5Economic analysis of environmental problems
 Week 6Environmental problems and international relations
 Week 7The international dimension of the climate crisis and climate justice
 Week 8Climate crisis and international climate agreements
 Week 9Mid-term exam
 Week 10International environmental conventions
 Week 11Environmental policy instruments, direct controls
 Week 12Economic and fiscal instruments
 Week 13Environmental impact assessment
 Week 14Solid waste management
 Week 15Legal and institutional structure of environmental management in Turkey
 Week 16Final exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Ertürk, H. 2009; Çevre Bilimleri, Ekin Kitabevi, Bursa.
 
Recommended Reading
1Keleş, R., Hamamcı, C., Çoban, A. 2012; Çevre Politikası, İmge Kitabevi, Ankara.
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 9 04/2024 0.50 50
End-of-term exam 16 06/2024 0.50 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 3 14 42
Sınıf dışı çalışma 6 14 84
Arasınav için hazırlık 11 2 22
Arasınav 1 1 1
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 10 3 30
Dönem sonu sınavı 1 1 1
Total work load180