POLb1007 Party Systems

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 7 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
doc. PhDr. Roman Chytilek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Lubomír Kopeček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Michal Pink, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Adam Folvarčný (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Martin Vérteši (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Lubomír Kopeček, 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
Tue 14:00–15:40 P51 Posluchárna V. Čermáka
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
POLb1007/01: Tue 26. 10. 16:00–17:40 P24a, Tue 2. 11. 16:00–17:40 P24a, Tue 9. 11. 16:00–17:40 P24a, Tue 16. 11. 16:00–17:40 P24a, Tue 23. 11. 16:00–17:40 P24a, Tue 30. 11. 16:00–17:40 P24a, Tue 7. 12. 16:00–17:40 P24a
POLb1007/02: Wed 27. 10. 16:00–17:40 P24a, Wed 3. 11. 16:00–17:40 P24a, Wed 10. 11. 16:00–17:40 P24a, Wed 24. 11. 16:00–17:40 P24a, Wed 1. 12. 16:00–17:40 P24a, Wed 8. 12. 16:00–17:40 P24a
POLb1007/03: Wed 27. 10. 18:00–19:40 P24a, Wed 3. 11. 18:00–19:40 P24a, Wed 10. 11. 18:00–19:40 P24a, Wed 24. 11. 18:00–19:40 P24a, Wed 1. 12. 18:00–19:40 P24a, Wed 8. 12. 18:00–19:40 P24a
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! POL102 Party Systems && ! NOW ( POL102 Party Systems ) && ( POL104 Introduction into Pol. Sc. ) || ( POLb1001 Introduction into Pol. Sc. )
Absolvování předmětu Úvod do politologie.
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 course deals with notions and types of political parties and party systems. The students will have outlook on party politics in modern democracies.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students should be able to understand and explain notions and concepts of political parties and party systems. They also have knowledge of current party politics.
Syllabus
  • 1. Introduction. 2. Theory of political parties I-III., 3. Theory of party systems I. a II., 4. Election systems and party systems. 5.-12. Party systems of France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Poland etc.
Literature
    required literature
  • Carty, K. Political Turbulence in Dominant Party System, PS Online, 2006 (cca 10 stran).
  • Fiala, P. – Strmiska, M.: Teorie politických stran. Brno 1998, resp. 2009, s. 14-66.
  • Sartori, Giovanni: Strany a stranické systémy. Schéma pro analýzu. Brno 2005, s. 123 – 243.
  • Gallagher, M. – Laver, M. – Mair, P.: Representative Government in Modern Europe. London 2011, s. 197-227, 314-321.
  • Gaffney, J. Political Leadership in France. From Charles de Gaulle to Nicolas Sarkozy. Palgrave-Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2010. s. 138 – 153.
  • Kopeček, L. – Spáč, P.: System partyjny Słowacji. In Elżbieta Pałka (ed.): Współczesna Słowacja. Sytuacja wewnętrzna i pozycja międzynarodowa. Wrocław 2010 (18 stran, v ISu vložena zkrácená česká verze textu).
  • Walchuk, B. A Whole New Ballgame: The Rise of Canada’s Fifth Party System. 2011 (cca 12 stran)
  • Duverger, M.: Politické strany. Praha 2016, s. 97-101 a 105.
  • Hloušek, V. – Kopeček, L. – Šedo, J.: Politické systémy. Brno 2011, s. 187 – 207
Teaching methods
The course consists of lectures and semminars.
Assessment methods
Midterm test; final exam; presentation (or essay); participation.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2022.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2021, recent)
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