POL102 Party Systems

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 7 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
doc. PhDr. Roman Chytilek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Lubomír Kopeček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Michal Pink, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Katarína Chovancová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Bronislav Jaroš (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Miroslav Nemčok, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Matěj Pospíchal (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Lubomír Kopeček, Ph.D.
Division of Politology - Department of Political Science - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Bc. Lucie Pospíšilová
Supplier department: Division of Politology - Department of Political Science - Faculty of Social Studies
Timetable
Tue 19. 9. 13:30–15:00 P51 Posluchárna V. Čermáka, Tue 26. 9. 13:30–15:00 P51 Posluchárna V. Čermáka, Tue 3. 10. 13:30–15:00 P51 Posluchárna V. Čermáka, Tue 10. 10. 13:30–15:00 P51 Posluchárna V. Čermáka, Tue 17. 10. 13:30–15:00 P51 Posluchárna V. Čermáka
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
POL102/01: Wed 25. 10. 17:00–18:30 U35, Tue 31. 10. 13:30–15:00 U23, Tue 7. 11. 13:30–15:00 U23, Tue 14. 11. 13:30–15:00 U23, Tue 21. 11. 13:30–15:00 U23, Tue 28. 11. 13:30–15:00 U23, Tue 5. 12. 13:30–15:00 U23, Tue 12. 12. 13:30–15:00 U23
POL102/02: Tue 24. 10. 17:00–18:30 P22, Tue 31. 10. 17:00–18:30 P22, Tue 7. 11. 17:00–18:30 P22, Tue 14. 11. 17:00–18:30 P22, Tue 21. 11. 17:00–18:30 P22, Tue 28. 11. 17:00–18:30 P22, Tue 5. 12. 17:00–18:30 P22, Tue 12. 12. 17:00–18:30 P22
POL102/03: Wed 25. 10. 13:30–15:00 U23, Wed 1. 11. 13:30–15:00 U23, Wed 8. 11. 13:30–15:00 U23, Wed 15. 11. 13:30–15:00 U23, Wed 22. 11. 13:30–15:00 U23, Wed 29. 11. 13:30–15:00 U23, Wed 6. 12. 13:30–15:00 U23, Wed 13. 12. 13:30–15:00 U23
Prerequisites (in Czech)
POL104 Introduction into Pol. Sc.
Absolvování kurzu POL104 (Úvodu 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 the course is directly associated with
there are 20 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
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. 3. Theory of political parties II. 4. Theory of party systems I. 5. Theory of party systems II. 6. Election systems and party systems. 7.-12. Party systems of France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Poland etc. The syllabus with details can be found in IS e-folder.
Literature
    required literature
  • Rybář, M. – Spáč, P. – Voda, P. – Nemčok, M.: Po stopách politického zemětřesení. Parlamentní volby na Slovensku roku 2016. Brno (v tisku, cca 25 stran).
  • Fiala, P. – Strmiska, M.: Teorie politických stran. Brno 1998, resp. 2009, s. 14-66.
  • Markowski, R. The Polish parliamentary election of 2015: a free and fair election that results in unfair political consequences. West European Politics, 39, 2016, s. 1311-1322.
  • Hlaváček, P. - Jurek, P.: Politické systémy anglosaských zemí. Praha 2014 (část kap. o JAR), s. 112-116.
  • Gaffney, J. Political Leadership in France. From Charles de Gaulle to Nicolas Sarkozy. Palgrave-Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2010. s. 138 – 153.
  • Brunclík, M.: Švédský stranický systém po parlamentních volbách v roce 2014. Politologická revue, 20, 141-160.
  • Győri, G: Hungarian Politics in 2014. Friedrich Ebert Foundation, 2015, s. 9-36, 77-78.
  • Duverger, M.: Politické strany. Praha 2016, s. 97-101 a 105.
  • Aichholzer, J. et al.: How has Radical Right Support Transformed Established Political Conflicts? The Case of Austria, West European Politics 37, 2014, s. 113-137.
  • Spiess, C.: Democracy and party systems in developing countries: a comparative study of India and South Africa. New York 2008, s. 76-85.
  • 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).
  • Gallagher, M. – Laver, M. – Mair, P.: Representative Government in Modern Europe. London 2011, s. 197-227, 314-321.
  • Walchuk, B. A Whole New Ballgame: The Rise of Canada’s Fifth Party System. 2011 (cca 12 stran)
  • Carty, K. Political Turbulence in Dominant Party System, PS Online, 2006 (cca 10 stran).
  • Dvořáková, V.: Spojené státy americké. In: Dvořáková, Vladimíra a kol.: Komparace politických systémů I. Základní modely demokratických systémů. Praha 2008, s. 78 – 87.
  • Hloušek, V. – Kopeček, L. – Šedo, J.: Politické systémy. Brno 2011, s. 187 – 207
  • Sartori, Giovanni: Strany a stranické systémy. Schéma pro analýzu. Brno 2005, s. 123 – 243.
    not specified
  • Chytilek, R. - Kopeček, L.: Politické strany moderní Evropy. Praha 2005 (vybrané kapitoly, cca 220 stran).
Teaching methods
The course consists of lectures and semminars.
Assessment methods
Final exam; position papers; participation; presentation.
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 Autumn 1999, Autumn 2000, Autumn 2001, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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