Universität Wien FIND

140252 VO EC - KP1 - Introduction to Political Science from the Perspective of International Development (2017W)

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max. 999 participants
Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The first date for the lecture series is on 9.10.2017

The language of instruction is German. As the basic literature for this course is in German too, sufficient German language proficiency allowing students to work with the textbook accompanying the lecture is an absolute requirement for the course.

Important information for all BA students in political science: The course cannot be used for BAK 8 (International politics) in the core curriculum. Similarly, the course introduction to international development cannot be used for BAK10 (International politics and development). Both courses however can be taken in the framework of the extension curriculum.

Monday 09.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 16.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 23.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 30.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 06.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 13.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 20.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 27.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 04.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 11.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 08.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 15.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 22.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02

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Aims, contents and method of the course

The course provides an introduction to political science from an international development perspective. Apart from an introduction to basic concepts in political science, the course discusses key issues in debates on politics in non-western countries and global politics more generally within comparative politics, international relations, sociology of power and political systems analysis. Specifically, the course presents debates on democracy, global governance, political economy, welfare state/social policies and social movements. The course is rounded up by a number of case studies of specific policy fields, including global environmental policies/ politics; conflict, state collapse and reconstruction,; humanitarianism and humanitarian aid, and migration.

Assessment and permitted materials

Combination of Multiple Choice Test and open questions.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students will be introduced to a political science perspective on global politics and politics in the South. The main aim is to offer students a basic understanding of different theoretical perspectives on politics.

Examination topics

Content of lectures (ppts of individual lecture dates will be made availabe via moodle), selected literature (see below). Note that lecture content may differ from respective chapters in the "Politik und Peripherie" textbook. Also, ppts may not provide a full summary of individual lecture.

Reading list

Ilker Ataç, Albert Kraler, Aram Ziai (eds.): Politik und Peripherie. Wien: Mandelbaum 2011 (Selected chaptersl)

Ilker Atac, Michael Fanizadeh, Albert Kraler & Wolfram Manzenreiter (eds.): Migration und Entwicklung. Wien: Promedia 2014 (Introduction + first chapter).

Association in the course directory

Erweiterungscurriculum

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