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The Transformation of the Communist Successor Parties in Central Europe and Influence of the West European Leftists - JMM358
Anglický název: The Transformation of the Communist Successor Parties in Central Europe and Influence of the West European Leftists
Zajišťuje: Katedra německých a rakouských studií (23-KNRS)
Fakulta: Fakulta sociálních věd
Platnost: od 2017 do 2017
Semestr: letní
Body: 6
E-Kredity: 6
Způsob provedení zkoušky: letní s.:
Rozsah, examinace: letní s.:2/0 Zk [hodiny/týden]
Počet míst: neurčen / neurčen (1)
Minimální obsazenost: neomezen
Stav předmětu: vyučován
Jazyk výuky: angličtina
Způsob výuky: prezenční
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Garant: JUDr. Vladimír Handl, CSc.
PhDr. Martin Mejstřík
Soubory Komentář Kdo přidal
stáhnout Benedetto, Quaglia.pdf Benedetto, Quaglia PhDr. Martin Mejstřík
stáhnout Grzymala-Busse_02.pdf Grzymala-Busse PhDr. Martin Mejstřík
stáhnout Ishyiama-BozĂłki_CSP_Strategies.pdf Ishyiama, Bozóki PhDr. Martin Mejstřík
stáhnout Kitchelt-Mansfeldova_etc_99.pdf Kitschelt, Mansfeldová PhDr. Martin Mejstřík
Anotace - angličtina
Poslední úprava: PhDr. Martin Mejstřík (16.01.2013)
The academic course analyse the historical development and the transformation of the West European communist parties as well as the successor parties in the post-soviet bloc. The main attention is focused on the model case of the Italian Communist Party and on the integration of its transformation to the general transformation model. It will be also analysed the connection between the West and the East European communists and especially "the export" of political and ideological models from the West to the East. Within the course is also planned the debate with one of the members of the Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia.
Podmínky zakončení předmětu - angličtina
Poslední úprava: PhDr. Martin Mejstřík (31.01.2019)

 

The final vote is composed 20% from attendance at lectures, 10% from active participation, 30% from the written essay and the final 40% from the written exam after sending the paper.

Final grading:

 

·       A: 100-91 points

·       B: 90-81 points

·       C: 80-71 points

·       D: 70-61 points

·       E: 60-51 points

·       F: <51 points

 

Literatura - angličtina
Poslední úprava: PhDr. Martin Mejstřík (16.01.2013)

Krouwel, A., "Otto Kirchheimer and the Catch-All Party", West European Politics, Vol. 29, No. 1, Jan 2006, pp. 23-34.

Weinberg, L., The Transformation of Italian Communism, New Brunswick: New Brunswick Press, 1995, pp. 45-94.

Perottino, M., "Change and Continuity of the French Communist Party", in: Trajectories of the Left, ed. Kopeček, L., Brno: DSCS 2005, pp. 68-81.

Verge, T., "The Spanish United Left - The Belated and Troublesome Transition from Policy to Office-seeking", In: Left Parties in National Governments, ed. Olsen, J., Koss, M., Hough, D., Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, pp. 87-105.

March, L., Mudde, C., "What´s Left of the Radical Left? The European Radical Left After 1989: Decline and Mutation", Comparative European Politics, No. 3, 2005, pp. 23-49.

Sloam, J., "West European Social Democracy as a Model of Transfer", In: Learning from the West, ed. Hough, Paterson, Sloam, London: Routledge, 2006, pp. 67-83.

Kitschelt, H., Mansfeldová, Z., Post-Communist Party Systems: Competition, Representation and Inter-Party Cooperation,Cambridge:CambridgeUniversity Press, 1999, pp. 19-42 a 383-407.

Ishyiama, J.T., Bozóki, A., "Adaptation  and Change: Characterizing the Survival Strategies of the Communist Successor Parties", Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics, Vol. 17, No. 3, 2001, pp.33-50.

Grzymala-Busse, A., Redeeming the Communist Past, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002, pp. 19-69.

Hough, D., Koss, M., Olsen, J., The Left Party in Contemporary German Politics,Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007, pp. 153-165.

Sylabus - angličtina
Poslední úprava: PhDr. Martin Mejstřík (31.01.2019)

1. Introduction – course theme, structure and recommended literature (19.2.)

2. Introduction to the history of communism (26.2.) Reading: Meyer, A. Communism, New York: Random House, 2013.

3. Model Case of the Italian Communist Party (5.3.) Reading: Hellman, S., „The Italian Communist Party between Berlinguer and the Seventeenth Congress“, In: Italian Politics Review, vol. 1, Ed. Leonardi, R., Nanetti, R., London: Frances Pinter, 1986. Weinberg, L., The Transformation of Italian Communism, New Brunswick: New Brunswick Press, 1995, pp. 45-94.

4. Transformation of the French and the Spanish Communists (12.3.) Reading: Perottino, M., „Change and Continuity of the French Communist Party“, in: Trajectories of the Left, ed. Kopeček, L., Brno: DSCS 2005, pp. 68-81. Verge, T., “The Spanish United Left – The Belated and Troublesome Transition from Policy to Office-seeking”, In: Left Parties in National Governments, ed. Olsen, J., Koss, M., Hough, D., Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, pp. 87-105.

5. The year of change 1989/1990 - the Nature and the Positions of the Individual Communist Parties (19.3.) Reading: Kitschelt, H., Mansfeldová, Z., Post-Communist Party Systems: Competition, Representation and Inter-Party Cooperation,Cambridge: CambridgeUniversity Press, 1999, pp. 19-42 a 383-407.

6. Survival Strategies of the Communist Successor Parties in Central Europe (26.3.) Reading: Ishyiama, J.T., Bozóki, A., “Adaptation and Change: Characterizing the Survival Strategies of the Communist Successor Parties”, Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics, Vol. 17, No. 3, 2001, pp.33-50. Grzymala-Busse, A., Redeeming the Communist Past, Cambridge: CambridgeUniversity Press, 2002, pp. 19-69.

7. Development of the Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia (2.4.) Reading: Handl, V. and A. Goffin, “Czech Communists and the Crisis: Between Radical Alternative and Pragmatic Europeanisation”, in March, L. and D. Keith, Europe´s Radical Right: From Marginality to Mainstream?, London: Rowman, 2016, pp. 211-230.

8. Situation in Slovakia and Poland – Development of the Party of the Democratic Left and in the Polish Successor Party (9.4.) Reading: Handl, V., Leška, V., Between Emulation and Adjustment: External Influences on Programmatic Change in the Slovak SDL, Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2005, s. 109-126. Skiba, L., The People, the Programme and the Governments of the SLD, Trajectories of the Left, ed. Kopeček, L., Brno: DSCS 2005, pp. 118-129.

9. Situation of Other Radical Left Parties in Europe (16.4.). Special focus on the Greek Communist Party, seminar with prof. Nikos Marantzidis (Aristotle University in Thessaloniki) Reading: March, L., „Radical Left Success before and after Great Recession“, in March, L. and D. Keith, Europe´s Radical Right: From Marginality to Mainstream?, London: Rowman, 2016, pp. 27-50.

10. Discussion with a member of the Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia (23.4.)

11. Development of the PDS/Die Linke (30.4.) Reading: Hough, D., “From Pariah to Prospective Partner? The German Left Party´s Winding Path towards Government”, in: Left Parties in National Governments, ed. Olsen, J., Koss, M., Hough, D.,Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, pp. 138-155. 

12. Closing Seminar – Discussion About the Success or the Failure of the Analysed Communist Parties (14.5.)

During semester a debate with the Member of the Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia will be organized.

Up to the 1st May the topics of the essays must be reported; the size is 5-10 pages. Deadline of these essays is 31.5. and is the condition for doing the written exam.

 
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