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FSS:POL339 American Institutions - Informace o předmětu

POL339 American Political Institutions

Fakulta sociálních studií
podzim 2018
Rozsah
1/1/0. 5 kr. Ukončení: zk.
Vyučující
Charles David Hadley (přednášející), doc. Mgr. Michal Pink, Ph.D. (zástupce)
Mgr. Lenka Hrbková, Ph.D. (cvičící)
doc. Mgr. Michal Pink, Ph.D. (cvičící)
Garance
prof. PhDr. Stanislav Balík, Ph.D.
Katedra politologie - Fakulta sociálních studií
Kontaktní osoba: Bc. Lucie Pospíšilová
Dodavatelské pracoviště: Oddělení politologie - Katedra politologie - Fakulta sociálních studií
Rozvrh
Po 15. 10. 8:00–9:40 U41, Út 16. 10. 8:00–9:40 U23, St 17. 10. 8:00–9:40 U33, Čt 18. 10. 8:00–9:40 U33, Pá 19. 10. 8:00–9:40 U42, Po 22. 10. 8:00–9:40 U41, Út 23. 10. 8:00–9:40 P51 Posluchárna V. Čermáka, St 24. 10. 8:00–9:40 U33, Čt 25. 10. 16:00–19:40 U41
Omezení zápisu do předmětu
Předmět je určen pouze studentům mateřských oborů.

Předmět si smí zapsat nejvýše 15 stud.
Momentální stav registrace a zápisu: zapsáno: 11/15, pouze zareg.: 1/15
Mateřské obory
předmět má 20 mateřských oborů, zobrazit
Cíle předmětu
The participant explore the basic functions of political system in USA. The main topic of the seminar is presidential election 2012
Osnova
  • 1. Introduction: Course overview and “The American Political System” 2. Selecting the President: A Process of Reform in Continued Flux - “The Public Funding of Presidential Elections” - “National Democratic Party/Convention Delegate Selection Reforms” - “Selecting US Presidents by Accident of Design” 3. The President: Role, Limitations, and Power - “The President: Public Expectations” - “The President in Office” 4. The Congress: An Organized Counterbalance to the President? - “The Organization and Operation of U.S. Congress” 5. The U.S. Court System: Establishment, Organization, and Operation - “Establishment of U.S. Supreme Court Power; Its Organization and Operation in the Court System” 6. The U.S. Supreme Court in American Society - “The Responsibility and Powers of the Courts” 7. Political Parties, Presidential Elections, and the Future of American Politics - “Race, Religion, and American Political Parties” - “The Future of American Politics: A Continued Revolt of the Moderates?” 8. Review 9. FINAL EXAMINATION 10. Individual meetings with students over course grades
Literatura
    povinná literatura
  • The Constitution of the United States: A Transcription,” The U.S. National Archives & Records Administration http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution_transcript.html
  • R. Eric Petersen, “Roles and Duties of a Member of Congress.” (Washington, DC: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, November 4, 2010). (10 pp.)
  • The Constitution: Amendments 11-27” The U.S. National Archives & Records Administration http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution_amendments_11- 27.html
  • The Supreme Court of the United States: Organization and Operation” (18 pp.) http://www.supremecourtus.gov/about/about.html
  • Federal Election Commission, “Public Funding of Presidential Elections” (Updated February 2016; 11 pgs.)
  • MCKAY, David. American politics and society. 8th ed. Chichester, West Sussex, U.K.: John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2013, xxiii, 496 p.
  • Pew Research Center for the People & the Press, Political Polarization in the American Public: How Increasing Ideological Uniformity and Partisan Antipathy Affect Politics, Compromise and Everyday Life. http://www.people-press.org/2014/06/12/political-po
  • Statistical Summary of 18-Month Campaign Activity of the 2015-2016 Election Cycle” (10 pgs.)
  • The Bill of Rights [Amendments 1-10]: A Transcription,” The U.S. National Archives & Records Admin. http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/bill_of_rights_transcript.html
  • Federal Election Commission, ““Citizens Guide”(Updated January 2015; 9 pgs.)
  • Kevin J. Colman, Joseph E. Cantor, and Thomas H. Neale, “Presidential Elections in the United States: A Primer.” (Washington, DC: Congressional Research Service, The Library of Congress, April 17, 2000), pp. 1-48.
Výukové metody
Lectures, seminars
Metody hodnocení
final test
Vyučovací jazyk
Angličtina
Informace učitele
Schedule: (date/room/timetable) 14.10. U42 8:00-9:30 15.10. U43 12:00-13:30 16.10. U32 12:00-13:30 17.10. U32 8:00-9:30 18.10. U42 8:00-9:30 21.10. U42 8:00-9:30 22.10. U43 12:00-13:30 23.10. U32 12:00-13:30 24.10. U42 18:00-20:30 25.10. U42 8:00-9:30 You are encouraged to raise your hand to ask questions on specific lecture or reading points which you feel need clarification. Do not hesitate to ask questions because the discussion could clarify important points for all students.
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