POLd0201 Contemporary political research of security

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/1/1. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
prof. JUDr. PhDr. Miroslav Mareš, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. JUDr. PhDr. Miroslav Mareš, 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
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! POL023 Research of security && ! NOW ( POL023 Research of security )
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
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Course objectives
The goal of this course is to explain for students the current conceptualizing of security research from political scientific point of view. Contemporary approaches will be discussed. Case studies will be used.
Learning outcomes
Students will be able to use contemporary political approaches to security research. They will be able to write sophisticated scientific text in a given dimension.
  • 1. Security as a term of political science; 2. Application of politological approaches in the security research; 3. Contemporary trends in security research in social sciencies.
    recommended literature
  • WAISOVÁ, Šárka. Bezpečnost : vývoj a proměny konceptu. Plzeň: Aleš Čeněk, 2005. 159 s. ISBN 8086898210. info
    not specified
  • Further literature depends on individual seminary work.
Teaching methods
Individual consultations, seminary thesis, seminary discussions.
Assessment methods
The seminary thesis is the most imporatant part of the evaluation of the course (50 points), the evaluation of seminary activity is the second one (10 points). Grading: A: 56-60 B: 51-55 C: 46-50 D: 41-45 E: 36-40 F: 35-0
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021.
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