Course syllabus RRPOL - Political Science (FRDIS - SS 2019/2020)


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Course code:
RRPOL
Course title in Czech:
Political Science
Course title in English:
Political Science
Semester:
SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 3/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course: master
Course type: required
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Czech
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Department of Social Studies (FRDIS)
Faculty: Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Teachers:
Martin Kovanič, MA, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
doc. PhDr. Mgr. Josef Smolík, Ph.D., MBA, LLM (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites: not Political Science in English
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-tillRoom
Teacher
Entry
Frequency
Capacity
Tuesday13.00-15.50Z11 (ČP II.)J. Smolík, M. KovaničLecture
Every week
64
Tuesday
16.00-16.50
Z11 (ČP II.)
Seminar
Every week
35
Tuesday
17.00-17.50
Z11 (ČP II.)
Seminar
Every week
35
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
To make the students acquainted with basic problems, concepts and methods of politology and with an analysis of political processes and of political system.
 
Course content:
1.
Politology as science of politics: resources, principles, subject,methods, functions, institutions, organizations (allowance 2/1)
2.
Polity, politics, policy and principal categories of politology: needs,interests, relations, power, authority, power distribution (allowance 4/2)
3.
Politics in traditional and modern society (family, civilsociety, the state), changes in postmodern discourse (allowance 2/1)
4.
Political action and political system &emdash; two complementary concepts; subjectsof politology and consequences of their conceptions (allowance 4/2)
5.
Declaring and associating of political interests: Weltanschauung, ideology, programme; power and resistance, legitimization and legitimity, legalization and legality (allowance 2/1)
6.
Political system, its subsystemms and functions; the state,association, initiative, movement, lobby (allowance 2/1)
7.
The state and political parties; civil society and associations, historical changes (allowance 2/1)
8.
Communication in politics: public opinion, negotiation, influencing, manipulation (allowance 2/1)
9.
Political system of the Czech Republic, political leadersin the Czech Republic; possibilities of comparative politology (allowance 2/1)
10.
Globalization and politics: changes in position and functionsof the state and of civil society (allowance 2/1)
11.
Political system/political action and non-political organization(business and others): external environment as a politicalframework and inner politics (allowance 2/1)
12.
Politics and economics; public relations as a part of politics and response (allowance 2/1)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture
28 h
practice
14 h
preparation for exam70 h
preparation of presentation
20 h
writing of seminar paper
36 h
Total
168 h
 
Assessment methods:
Students obtain credits based on their essays writing; final oral examination.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
DOČEKALOVÁ, P. -- ŠVEC, K. Úvod do politologie. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2009. 264 p. ISBN 978-80-247-2940-4.
HUŠEK, P. -- SMOLÍK, J. Politický systém a politické strany České republiky. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2019. 111 p. ISBN 978-80-7509-665-4.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-ITS-IDS International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period SS 2018/2019
Programme C-INTS International Territorial Studies, full-time form, initial period SS 2018/2019
Programme C-INTS International Territorial Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Field of study C-ITS-IDS International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Field of study C-ITS-IDS International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period SS 2019/2020
Programme C-INTS International Territorial Studies, full-time form, initial period SS 2019/2020
 
Course listed in previous semesters: WS 2018/2019, WS 2017/2018, WS 2016/2017, WS 2015/2016, WS 2014/2015, SS 2013/2014 (and older)
Teaching place:
Brno


Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 02/11/2020.

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