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210120 VO M7: SpezialVO State Activity, Policy and Governance Analyses (2018W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 21 - Politikwissenschaft

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Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

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Tuesday 09.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Tuesday 16.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Tuesday 23.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Tuesday 30.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Tuesday 06.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Tuesday 13.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Tuesday 20.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Tuesday 27.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Tuesday 04.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Tuesday 11.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Tuesday 08.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Tuesday 15.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Tuesday 22.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Tuesday 29.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8

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Aims, contents and method of the course

This lecture provides an overview of governments in modern democracies. It explains central concepts in this research field and addresses the following topics: the shaping of the modern executive, governments under different regime types, the political sociology and political psychology of the executive, government formation, political parties and executive autonomy, the politics of government coalitions, government capacity and performance, and modern challenges to government.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written examination

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

51 (of 100) points in the written examination. Scheme for grading: 1–50 points: 5, 51–50 points: 4, 61–60 points: 3, 71–75 points: 2, 86–100 points: 1.

Examination topics

Contents of the lecture and compulsory readings.

Reading list

Bergman, Torbjörn, Alejandro Ecker, and Wolfgnag C. Müller (2013). How Parties Govern: Political Parties and the Internal Organiztion of Government, in Wolfgang C. Müller and Hanne Marthe Narud (eds.), Party Governance and Party Democracy. New York: Springer, 33–50.
Müller, Wolfgang C. (2017). Governments and bureaucracies, in Daniele Caramani (ed.), Comparative Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 4th edition.
Strøm, Kaare, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Daniel Markham Smith (2010). Parliamentary Control of Coalition Governments. Annual Review of Political Science, 13, 517–535.

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