711-0303/35 – Political Science (Polit)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Social SciencesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Roman Rakowski, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorPhDr. Olga Gubová
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesMaster, Bachelor, Follow-up 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 Credit 2+0
Part-time Credit 12+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 papers and their presentation on seminar.

E-learning

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Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Politics as a social phenomenon 2. History of Political Thinking 3. Ideology - their comparison and influence on the development of the Euro-American civilization¨ 4. Democracy as a type of political system. 5. Contemporary non-democratic political systems. 6. The political system of the society and its institutions 7. Elections. Electoral systems. 8. Political parties.. Interest and pressure groups and their influence on politics 9. Political culture. 10. Media and their influence on political behavior. 11. Human rights. 12. Political aspects of European integration 13. Theory of international relations. 14. Selected potential global conflicts - reasons, regions.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2018/2019 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit Credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 75%

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