711-0303/29 – Political Science (Polit)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Social SciencesCredits2
Subject guarantorPhDr. Olga GubováSubject version guarantorPhDr. Olga Gubová
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year2Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2014/2015Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesFollow-up Master, Bachelor, Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
GUB30 PhDr. Olga Gubová
RAK0014 Mgr. Roman Rakowski, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 0+2
Combined Graded credit 10+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student demonstrates basic knowledge in the area of internal and international politics. He can prove orientation in politics, based on the ability of independent judgment and is able, on the basis of knowledge of political science to understand the political situation in the Czech Republic, international politics and the European Union.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Seminars
Individual consultations
Tutorials

Summary

The purpose of this course is to give basic information about political science, its development, traditions, key terms, methods and theories. The course dwells on the problems of ideologies, state, democracy, political systems, political parties, political culture, human rights, international relationships, political aspects of the european integration processes. Course should give students basic knowledge abouot politics as well as the ability of orientation in other particular courses.

Compulsory literature:

HEYWOOD, Andrew. Political Ideologies. 2012 5th edition. Palgrave Macmillan

Recommended literature:

JUDT, Tony. Postwar : a history of Europe since 1948-1990. 2010 London JUDT,Tony, SNYDER, Timothy. Thinking the Twentieth Century. 2013 Palgrave MacMilan

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

The research of study materials and their presentation on seminar.

E-learning

http://www.vsb.cz/711/cs/okruhy/elektronicka-knihovna/

Další požadavky na studenta

active presentation on seminars

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1.Politics and political science 2. The rise and development of political science 3. The definition of democracy, history and theory of democracy, representative democracy 4. The state, state forms over time. The state in modern political thought 5. Political system as set of institutions, political organizations, interest groups and the relationships between those institutions. 6. Political party, Nonpartisan, Single-party, two-party, and multi-party governments 7. The Voting system, aspects of voting systems, proportional and major voting system 8. The ideology as organized collection of ideas, history of the concept of ideology. Political ideology: liberalism, conservatism and socialism 9. Political culture of the nations, states, and other groups 10. Civil society and democracy

Conditions for subject completion

Combined form (validity from: 2014/2015 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Min. number of points
Graded exercises evaluation Graded credit 100  51
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