CDSn4008 Methodology of Conflict and Democracy Studies

Fakulta sociálních studií
podzim 2020
Rozsah
1/1/0. 8 kr. Ukončení: zk.
Vyučováno online.
Vyučující
doc. Marek Rybář, M.A., Ph.D. (přednášející)
doc. Mgr. Peter Spáč, Ph.D. (přednášející)
Garance
doc. Marek Rybář, M.A., Ph.D.
Katedra politologie - Fakulta sociálních studií
Dodavatelské pracoviště: Katedra politologie - Fakulta sociálních studií
Rozvrh
Po 5. 10. 10:00–11:40 Aula, Po 12. 10. 8:00–9:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy, Po 19. 10. 10:00–11:40 Aula, Po 26. 10. 10:00–11:40 Aula, Po 2. 11. 10:00–11:40 Aula, Po 9. 11. 10:00–11:40 Aula, Po 16. 11. 10:00–11:40 Aula, Po 23. 11. 10:00–11:40 Aula, Po 30. 11. 10:00–11:40 Aula, Po 7. 12. 10:00–11:40 Aula, Po 14. 12. 8:00–9:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy, Po 4. 1. 10:00–11:40 Aula, Po 11. 1. 10:00–11:40 Aula
Předpoklady
The course consists of lectures and class discussions. During the course students will write a thorough research design on a selected topic. The course includes extensive readings covering themes associated with theoretical and methodological aspects of research work.
Omezení zápisu do předmětu
Předmět je určen pouze studentům mateřských oborů.
Mateřské obory/plány
Cíle předmětu
The course introduces key themes and problems of contemporary political analysis. It consists of four parts. The first part is introductory and offers information on basic research concepts and research design. Each of the three following parts concentrates on specific methods and research tools (interviews, analysis of discourse and metaphors, and statistical inference). After completion of the course, students should be able to use the research methods in their further analysis including their diploma thesis.
Výstupy z učení
Upon succseeful completion of the course, the students will be able to plan, design, and carry out empirical research. Their abilities will include development, application, and testing of theories in both small- and large-N research, thus allowing them to prepare their final thesis and other research proposals in their future carriers.
Osnova
  • 1. Introduction to methodology of Conflict and Democracy Studies 2. Is the science of (comparative) politics possible? 3. Structure and Agency 4. The role of ideas in political analysis 5. The dimensionality of power 6. Research design I – Research questions 7. Research design II – Theory, arguments and logic of inference 8. Research design III – Research proposal 9. Comparative method 10. Data gathering - Questionnaire 11. Data gathering – Interviewing, observation 12. Discussion seminar I 13. Discussion seminar II
Výukové metody
lectures, seminar discussions, individual and group presentations, work on individual research projects
Metody hodnocení
Active participation (20%)
Two written mini-research projects: Fulfillment of assignments of two out of three modules (2 * 30%)
Presentation of the research design (20%)
Vyučovací jazyk
Angličtina
Další komentáře
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