POL144 Czech Political System

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
prof. PhDr. Stanislav Balík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. et Mgr. Vlastimil Havlík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Petr Dvořák (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jan Hruška (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Stanislav Balík, Ph.D.
Department of Political Science - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Mgr. Lucie Pospíšilová
Supplier department: Division of Politology - Department of Political Science - Faculty of Social Studies
Timetable
Wed 12:00–13:40 P51 Posluchárna V. Čermáka
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
POL144/01: Wed 11. 3. 14:00–15:40 P22, Wed 18. 3. 14:00–15:40 P22, Wed 1. 4. 14:00–15:40 P22, Wed 29. 4. 14:00–15:40 P22
POL144/02: Wed 11. 3. 18:00–19:40 U42, Wed 18. 3. 18:00–19:40 U42, Wed 1. 4. 18:00–19:40 U42, Wed 29. 4. 18:00–19:40 U42
POL144/03: Thu 12. 3. 8:00–9:40 U42, Thu 19. 3. 8:00–9:40 U42, Thu 2. 4. 8:00–9:40 U42, Thu 30. 4. 8:00–9:40 U42
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 20 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The goal of the course is to provide basic information on characteristic features of political system of the Czech Republic since 1992. At the end of the course students should be able to: - define the basic periods of Czech politics; - name the main institutions of contemporary political system and their authorities; - analyze their relations.
Syllabus
  • 1. Organization of the course 2. Democracy in the Czech Republic, Czech Constitution 3. Bill of Rights and Freedoms 4. Parliament of the Czech Republic 5. President of CR 6. Reading week 7. Government of CR 8. Test, Selfgovernment, Czech National Bank 9. Justice in CR 10. Political parties 1992-2002 11. Political parties 2002-2012 12. Organized interests 13. Exam
Literature
  • PAVLÍČEK, Václav. Ústavní právo a státověda. 1. úplné vyd. Praha: Leges, 2011. 1119 s. ISBN 9788087212905. info
  • BALÍK, Stanislav. Komunální politika. Obce, aktéři a cíle místní politiky (Local Polity, Politics and Policy. Municipalities, acteurs and aims.). 1st ed. Praha: Grada Publishing a.s., 2009. 250 pp. Politologie, 1. ISBN 978-80-247-2908-4. info
  • STRMISKA, Maxmilián and Petr FIALA. Systém politických stran v letech 1989-2004 (The Party System, 1989-2004). In MALÍŘ, Jiří and Pavel MAREK. Politické strany. Vývoj politických stran a hnutí v českých zemích a na Slovensku, 1861-2004. 1st ed. Brno: Doplněk, 2005. p. 1359-1380. II. díl. ISBN 80-7239-179-8. info
  • VODIČKA, Karel and Ladislav CABADA. Politický systém České republiky :historie a současnost. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2003. 351 s. ISBN 80-7178-718-3. info
Teaching methods
lectures, class discussion
Assessment methods
1 written tests, oral exam.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2000, Spring 2001, Spring 2002, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
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