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Political Systems of East Central South Eastern Europe Today - JMMZ051
Anglický název: Political Systems of EastCentral and South Eastern Europe Today
Zajišťuje: Katedra ruských a východoevropských studií (23-KRVS)
Fakulta: Fakulta sociálních věd
Platnost: od 2019 do 2019
Semestr: letní
Body: 6
E-Kredity: 6
Způsob provedení zkoušky: letní s.:
Rozsah, examinace: letní s.:1/1 Zk [hodiny/týden]
Počet míst: neurčen / neurčen (0)
Minimální obsazenost: neomezen
Stav předmětu: nevyučován
Jazyk výuky: angličtina
Způsob výuky: prezenční
Poznámka: předmět je možno zapsat mimo plán
povolen pro zápis po webu
při zápisu přednost, je-li ve stud. plánu
Garant: prof. PhDr. Michal Kubát, Ph.D.
Neslučitelnost : JMM095
Záměnnost : JMM095
Je prerekvizitou pro: JMMZ095
Termíny zkoušek   Rozvrh   Nástěnka   
Anotace - angličtina
Poslední úprava: prof. PhDr. Michal Kubát, Ph.D. (25.10.2019)
Course description:


This course is an introduction to the modern politics and government of Central and Eastern Europe after the fall of communism in 1989. You will not only learn about the most important and contemporary political events, but you will also learn to apply basic concepts of comparative politics to Central and East European political practice.
Cíl předmětu - angličtina
Poslední úprava: prof. PhDr. Michal Kubát, Ph.D. (25.10.2019)

The aim of this course is to leran and understand the modern politics and government of Central and Eastern Europe after the fall of communism in 1989.

Podmínky zakončení předmětu - angličtina
Poslední úprava: prof. PhDr. Michal Kubát, Ph.D. (25.10.2019)

Requirements:

Participation in the lectures. Reading the required literature. Be prepared to answer the questions and discuss relevant topics. Passing a final exam. Final exam consists of written test. Answers to a questions (cca 5) should be short analysis of some tasked topics related to the problems involved during the lectures. 

Grading policy:

Class participation/attendance - 10 %
Paper or other assignment - 20 % 
Final exam - 70 %

Final exam will consist of an in-class test (with open questions).

 

Grading from the total result is determined as follows:

91 and more = A

81–90 % = B

71–80 % = C

61–70 % = D

51–60 % = E

0–50 % = F

Literatura - angličtina
Poslední úprava: prof. PhDr. Michal Kubát, Ph.D. (25.10.2019)

Literature:

Balík, S. et al.: Czech Politics: From West to East and Back Again. Barbara Budrich, 2017.

Berlung, S. et al.: The Handbook of Political Change in Eastern Europe. Edward Elgar, 2013.

Brunclík, M., Kubát, M.: Semi-Presidentialism, Parliamentarism and Presidents. Presidential Politics in Central Europe. Routledge, 2019.

Gwiazda A.: Democracy in Poland: Representation, Participation, Competition and Accountability Since 1989. Routledge 2016.

Fagan, A., Kopecký P.: The Routledge Handbook of East European Politics. Routledge, 2017.

Hague, R., Harrop, M.: Comparative Government and Politics: An Introduction. 8th ed. Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 

Huntington, S., P.: The Third Wave. Democratization in the Late 20 Century. University of Oklahoma Press, 1991.

Linz, J., J., Stepan, A.: Problems of Democratic Transition and Consolidation: Southern Europe, South America and Post-Communist Europe. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.

Levitsky, S., Way, L., A.: Competetive Authoritarianism. Hybrid Regimes After the Cold War. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Mudde, C., Kaltwasser, C., R.: Populism. Oxford University Press, 2017.

 

Sources:

Constitution of the Czech Republic

http://www.psp.cz/cgi-bin/eng/docs/laws/1993/1.html

Charter of Fundamental Rights and Basic Freedoms

http://www.psp.cz/cgi-bin/eng/docs/laws/1993/2.html

Constitution of the Slovak Republic

http://www.nrsr.sk/default.aspx?SectionId=124

 

The Constitution of the Republic of Hungary (1949-2011)

http://www.mkab.hu/index.php?id=constitution

 

The Constitution of the Republic of Hungary (2012)

http://www.euractiv.com/sites/all/euractiv/files/BRNEDA224_004970.pdf

http://www.euractiv.com/sites/all/euractiv/files/CONSTITUTION_in_English__DRAFT.pdf

 

Little Constitution of Poland 1992

http://www.servat.unibe.ch/icl/pl02000_.html

The Constitution of the Republic of Poland 1997

http://www.sejm.gov.pl/prawo/konst/angielski/kon1.htm

Metody výuky - angličtina
Poslední úprava: prof. PhDr. Michal Kubát, Ph.D. (25.10.2019)

Teaching methodology: lectures and discussions.

Požadavky ke zkoušce - angličtina
Poslední úprava: prof. PhDr. Michal Kubát, Ph.D. (25.10.2019)

Upon successful completion of this course, student should be able to:

1)     understand the fundamentals of politics and government in East-Central Europe,

2)     identify the main turning points in the development of politics and government in the 20th century and present,

3)     evaluate particularities of politics and government in the region.

Sylabus - angličtina
Poslední úprava: prof. PhDr. Michal Kubát, Ph.D. (25.10.2019)

 


Course programme (summer semester):

1) Syllabus reading

2) Transition to democracy in 1989

3) Czechoslovakia (1989–1993)

4) Czech Republic (politics and government) 

5) Czech Republic (parties and party systems)

6) Slovakia (politics and government)

7) Slovakia (parties and party systems)

8) Poland (politics and government)

9) Poland (parties and party systems)

10) Hungary (politics and government)

11) Hungary (parties and party systems)

12) Central Europe 30 years after: consolidated democracy?

 

 
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