ESF:MPV_CSES Civil Society-Economy-State - Course Information
MPV_CSES Civil Society, Economy and the StateFaculty of Economics and Administration
- Extent and Intensity
- 1/1/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- doc. Ing. Vladimír Hyánek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Alena Kluknavská, PhD. (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Jiří Navrátil, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- doc. Ing. Vladimír Hyánek, Ph.D.
Department of Public Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Jana Biskupová
Supplier department: Department of Public Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
- Wed 14:00–15:50 P312
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 30 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 1/30, only registered: 0/30
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- there are 36 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
- Course objectives
- This course shall enhance students' comprehension of the characteristics, determinants and consequences of collective action with regard to the economy and public policy-making in liberal democracies.
- Learning outcomes
- After the course the students shall be familiar with basic theories, concepts and arguments on the role of economic determinants and context in the research on civil society, collective action and its interaction with the state and public policies.
- 1. Civil Society as Nonprofit sector
- Main research traditions
- Two dimensions of nonprofit and voluntary action
- Nonprofit Labour Economics
- * Workshop with expert on civil society as nonprofit sector
- 2. Civil Society and Economy
- Economic explanations of collective action
- Case study: Trade unions
- Case study: Great Recession and economic collective action
- * Workshop with expert on civil society and economy
- 3. Civil Society and Public Policies
- Government, Advocacy and Civil Society: the Government-Nonprofit Partnership
- Case study: Combating extremism and hate speech
- Case study: Immigration policies in the context of the refugee crisis
- * Workshop with expert on civil society and public policies
- recommended literature
- TILLY, Charles and Sidney G. TARROW. Contentious politics. Boulder, Colo.: Paradigm Publishers, 2007. xiii, 245. ISBN 9781594512469. info
- Nonprofits & governmentcollaboration & conflict. Edited by Elizabeth T. Boris - C. Eugene Steuerle. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Urban Institute Press, 2006. xii, 453 p. ISBN 9780877668237. info
- POWELL, Walter W and Richard STEINBERG. The nonprofit sector: a research handbook. 2nd ed. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006. 659 pp. ISBN 0-300-10903-2. info
- Social movements and organization theory. Edited by Gerald F. Davis. New York, N.Y.: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xviii, 434. ISBN 0521548365. info
- OLSON, Mancur. The logic of collective action : public goods and the theory of groups. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1971. x, 186. ISBN 0674537513. info
- Teaching methods
- lectures, seminar discussions with experts
- Assessment methods
- submission/presentation of position papers (60%), submission of final paper (40%)
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: We prefer MA students, but we also accept BA students with strong motivations.