Introduction to comparative politics
Uvod v primerjalne politike
6.0 ECTS / 60 (30 hours of lectures, 0 hours of exercises, 30 hours of seminars, 0 hours other forms of work)
prof. dr. Tomaž Deželan
- Undergraduate Programme of Political Science - Public Policies and Sdministration
This class will teach students about politics around the world, focusing on subjects like democracy, the political roots of economic development, and how national political system compares to that of other countries. This course serves as an application of the basic concepts, methods, primary empirical materials, theoretical approaches, and current challenges of comparative politics. Students will be trained to think and write critically on substantive issues in the politics of different countries. As a primer for newcomers to this subdiscipline of political science, the course has been organized with an increasing level of difficulty. Students begin with an introduction to the most basic tools of political science; then they are trained to analyze complex empirical materials. Students will examine the methods, concepts, and epistemology of comparative politics and learn about the crucial institutions and processes.
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