Universität Wien FIND

240041 VO (EC - KP1) Political Aspects in International Development (2019W)

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max. 999 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The first date for the lecture series is on 7.10.2019

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. The course however can be taken in the framework of the extension curriculum.

Monday 07.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 14.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 28.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 04.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 11.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 18.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 25.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 02.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 09.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 16.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 13.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 20.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 27.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02

Information

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,; population policies and reproductive politicies, 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. Excellent (passive) German language knowledge (ability to read, ability to follow the individual lectures) is required.

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, Wolfram Schaffar, Aram Ziai (Hsg.): Politik und Peripherie. Wien: Mandelbaum 2018. Erweiterte und vollständig überarbeitete Auflage.

Association in the course directory

Erweiterungscurriculum IE Grundlagen; MA Globalgeschichte und Global Studies, Modul Grundlagen aus einer anderen Disziplin der Global Studies

Last modified: Fr 12.07.2019 14:48