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This course, taught primarily in a lecture format, offers a broad chronological survey of American history. The first half of the course focuses on the origins and development of Colonial North America, the American Revolution, the Early National period, the Jacksonian era, the coming of the Civil War, and the Civil War and Reconstruction eras. The second half of the course focuses on the post-1877 period: the Gilded Age, the progressive era, the 1920s, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War era, and recent America.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies
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This intensive reading and writing course provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of American fiction, poetry and drama. Focusing on representative works of literature and literary criticism, the course examines the evolution of the American literary scene from its colonial origins to the experimental forms and deconstructionist critiques of the 1990s. The first half of the course considers the works of early writers such as Cooper, Hawthorne, Emerson, Poe, Melville, Twain, Dickinson, Stowe, Whitman, and Howells. The second half focuses on 20th century writers such as Dreiser, Eliot, Fitzgerlad, Wharton, Lewis, Steinbeck, Hemingway, Faulkner, Stevens, Pound, Wilson, Brooks, Albee, Williams, Wright, Hughes, Ellison, Miller, Bellow, Hellman, Updike, Barth, Morrison, Walker, Pynchon, Styron, Oates, and Vonnegut. This course also shed light on American philosophy as a reflection of a unique American culture distinct from the European experience due to its tackling of several issues that weren't present in the European world, in doing such, the course covers the works of such American philosophers as Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, Dewy, William James and Jane Adams.  

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies
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This course offers an in-depth examination of American politics and government. The first half of the course deals with the origins, evolution, and maturation of the American federal republic, focusing on the development of the United States Constitution, the two party system, and mass politics. The goal is to acquaint students with the structure, functions, processes, and traditions of local, state, and national government, and with the complexities of American political culture. The second half of the course explores the theory and practice of democracy in the contemporary United States, placing American politics and government in comparative perspective.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies
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This course examines the historical development and present character and condition of the American economy. The course places the American economic system in historical and comparative perspective by analyzing the institutional structures, inner workings, and ideological relations of American economic life. Areas of focus include: the origins and early development of regional economies, the emergence and maturation of a national market economy, the ideological and cultural underpinnings of American capitalism, the evolution of commercial agriculture, the development of financial and banking institutions, industrialization and the triumph of corporate culture, patterns of competition and monopoly, cycles of boom and bust, mass production and consumption, organized labor and labor-management relations, international trade and protectionism, public relations and advertising, Taylorism and the gospel of efficiency, unemployment and the problem of economic inequality, migrant and immigrant labor,, speculative behavior and the stock market, de-industrialization and social implications of abundance and economic growth.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies
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This course examines the history of American foreign relations and diplomacy, with a special emphasis on America's emergence as a world power in the 20th century. Following a general survey of the per 1900-era, the course offers an in-depth analysis of American attitudes toward 20th century imperialism and colonialism, the impact of World War I and the isolationist-internationalist debate of the 1920s, the internationalist initiatives of World War II and the Cold War era, the stresses and legacies of the Vietnam War and the post-Cold War adjustments of the 1990s.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies
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This interdisciplinary course examines the evolution of American society over four centuries, focusing on broad patterns of change and continuity in American social structures and social norms. Important areas of inquiry include: demography, family life, women's history and gender relationships, age relationships and gerontology, social and economic class, social mobility, migration, regional variations, community studies, and the social implications of urbanization and industrializ.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies
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This course examines the long history of interactions between the United States and the Arab world, with a special emphasis on the nature of contemporary relations between American and Arab cultures. Important areas of inquiry include: the history of American foreign policy in the Middle East, diplomatic relations between Arabs and the United States, the impact of the Cold War, terrorism and military conflict in Arab-American relations, the influence of American culture on the Arab world, the evolution of American attitudes towards Arab cultures and the Islamic world, Arab immigration to the United States and the development of Arab-American culture, the experiences of Arab Americans in the contemporary United States, contemporary Arab attitudes towards the United States, and the evolving economic relationship between the United States and the Arab World.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies
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This course explore the physical and cultural geography of the United States. Following an introduction to the historical geography of the United States, the course turns to the geographic complexities of recent and contemporary America. The primary aim of the course is to provide students with a sophisticated understanding o the geographic context of social, cultural, economic, and political life in the United Stated. Much of the course focuses on regional variation and the persistence of distinctive regional cultures such as those of the Deep South, New England, the Middle Atlantic States, the Midwest, the Pacific Northwest, the Southwest, the Sunbelt, and the Great Plains.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies
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This course examines pressure and interest groups in the United States and their impact on the domestic and foreign policy of the country. This includes an analysis of the major pressure groups in America today in all relevant fields such as the economic sector, domestic politics, minority rights, and foreign policy, as well as as investigation of the methods used by these groups to advance their agendas.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies
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This course examines the development of American culture by drawing upon  the perspectives of liberty, anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, and aesthetics. Placing special emphasis on the 20th century, the course surveys a wide variety of distinctively American cultural forms and traditions. Students explore a range of topics related to “high” culture, popular culture, and folk culture: art and architecture, music, film, television, and the role of the media in American life, food and fashion, sports and leisure, religion, education, the commodification of culture, and regional and ethnic folkways
International Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies
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This course provides an overview of American relations with the rest of the world and their effect on the international scene. This include American foreign relations during the 20th and the 21st centuries. The course focuses on American ties with China, Russia (and the Soviet Union previously), Latin America, and the European Union, all the while analyzing any changes that have been witnessed in the course of these relations.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies
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This course aims to investigate the role played by media in American life, especially in the 20th century. It analyzes the role played by the media during the period of World War I and II, and the Cold War and the post-Cold War era. This course studies the ways that the media affect public opinion in America and to exert pressure on American administrations. It also sheds light on the attitudes of American media toward such hot topics as communism, Islam, the Arab world, and America's war on terror.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies
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This is a variable topic course designed to allow students to concentrate on a special topic not offered in the regular list of compulsory and elective courses. Students are limited to one course (3 credit hours) in the Special Subject category. Possible special topics include: History of American Women, History of American Art, History of American Music, American Environmental History, the Cold War and American Society, the American South, the American West, Colonial America, the American Revolution, Civil War and Reconstruction, American Urban History, the Modern American Novel, African-American History, American Indian History, Film and American Popular Culture, America in the 1960s, American Folklore, American Slavery, and Social Issues of Contemporary America.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies
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This course explores the role of religions in American history and contemporary America. Beginning with the religious encounters of the early-seventeenth century, the course examines the variety, complexity, and significance of American religious life. In this course students examine the full range of American religious institutions, traditions, and impulses, including: Puritanism, Anglicanism; Quakerism, Evangelism and the Great Awakenings; American adaptations of Roman Catholicism, Lutheranism, Presbyterianism, and Methodism, Mormonism; Shakerism; the Ghost Dance and American Indian religions; Christian Socialism; Reform Judaism; the Southern Baptist Convention; the African Methodist-Episcopal Church and other African-American denominations; religions as a powerful force in the American Civil Rights movement; Pentecostalism; Jehovah’s Witnesses; Black Muslims and the Nation of Islam; Christian Science; Scientology; Televangelism; the “Born Again” movement and the Christian coalition; modern American variations of Islam. Buddhism, and Eastern religions; Spiritualism; New Age religions; and various forms of the occult. The primary focus of the course is cultural, not theological, nor theological analysis.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA American Studies
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This is an advanced course in methodological, theoretical and technical issues in international studies. The course focuses on philosophy of social sciences  and research ethics, comparative methods in international studies, and on combining qualitative and quantitative methods. Students will study research design, techniques of data collection, sampling and measurement, report and proposal writings, statistical analysis with computer application game theory.

International DevelopmentMA Human Rights and Human Development2.MasterInternational DevelopmentMA Human Rights and Human Development
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This course focuses on different perspectives of International Relations such as liberalism and neo-liberalism, realism and neo-realism, international society theory, postmodernism, international critical theory, feminism and green politics. Moreover, it provides students with a sold ground in international relations and its different aspects.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies
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This course introduces the theories of " Foreign Policy and its Analyzation" to empower students through acquainting them with the international foreign policy. This course deals with the foreign policy makers, foreign policy tools.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies
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 This course provides analysis to the development of power relations among nations;  international politics in various historical stages right from the ancient Egyptian, medieval era, modern and current international system including Britton Woods arrangements; I.M.I and the International Bank. It also focuses on GATT, W.T.O, economic problems of the third world countries and the existing international economic relations.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies
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This course deals with the general concept of International Law, its nature, resources, its relations with the domestic law, its actors, the states and international responsibility.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies
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This course focuses on diplomacy in terms of its evolution, conceptual theories and practices. Moreover, it presents a definition of diplomatic law in terms of resources, ethics and overview of the international agreements that control diplomatic interaction. Furthermore, the course focuses on the state’s institutions concurred by central and external diplomacy and its legal position beyond state’s border.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies
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This course offers students to develop certain Diplomatic Studies, Diplomatic Law, Vienna Conventions of 1961 and 1963. Moreover, it offers a study to the basics of protocol and the diplomatic language. 

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies
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This is an advanced and through course in comparative politics, focusing on different theories and methods in the field of comparative politics including the rational choice, cultural and institutional approaches.

The course offers a comprehensive and focused analyses to issues and problems in comparative politics, including comparing  political systems, political development, democracy and democratization, system and state, political culture and political economy, class and elite.

In addition, the courses analyze in depth theories of modernization and post -modernization and globalization. Parties and parties systems, election and electoral systems, political leadership, public policies and policy making 

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies
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This course deals with key current issues of international importance and those issues may vary from one semester to another.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies
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The course introduces the meaning of international and regional organizations in terms of the legal and the international organizational dimensions. The course focuses on the recent approaches of the international organization and the role of international organizations in the recent international development as well as their effectiveness.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies
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This course focuses on the different concepts of strategy, security and their developments particularly after the Cold War. Moreover, it also focuses on concepts related to domestic, regional as well as international level and their relative view of concepts related to great, middle and small states.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies
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This course includes a study of the Jordanian diplomacy, its effective parties as well as tools of making Jordanian foreign politics. It also introduces Jordanian diplomacy on the Arab, regional and international levels, and deals with issues pertaining to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jordan.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies
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The course introduces the concept of "Arab Diplomacy" in the Arab world and the way of administrating Arab diplomatic communication and diplomatic communication with countries of the world. It focuses on the making of Arab diplomacy based on strategically and Arab evaluating centres as well as on the tools of Arab diplomacy.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies
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This course introduces the concept of Islamic Diplomacy and Diplomatic practice in the Islamic world. It also introduces the level of shared recognition of Islamic diplomacy and its dependence on Islamic values. Moreover, it aims at finding the "shared" and the "different" in Islamic diplomacy and the impact of Arab diplomacy on it.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA Diplomatic Studies
  

This course investigates the determinants, mechanisms, and dynamics of Turkish foreign policy. It combines three main elements: an investigation of the linkage between domestic factors – particularly competing conceptions of Turkish identity – and foreign policy; a chronological survey of Turkish security policy; and in-depth analyses of Turkey’s relations with its primary interlocutors on the regional and global levels.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA Middle Eastern Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA Middle Eastern Studies
  

This course surveys the developments in the Turkish political system chronologically since the late-1930. The major objective is to understand the forces of change and continuity in Turkish politics by tracing its turning points in democratization. The course focuses on the process of democratization, political party system, state-society relations, and role of the military in politics, the evolution of the major political parties, political leaders, and ideological and constitutional developments drawing on various sources.

International Relations and Regional StudiesMA Middle Eastern Studies2.MasterInternational Relations and Regional StudiesMA Middle Eastern Studies
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