Comparative Politics: Political Systems in Central and Eastern Europe

Introduction to comparative democracy and democratic research, debate over the nation state vs voluntary union, constitutional genesis and content, elite education, social and economic development lines, party systems, civil society activities, federalism vs (re) unitarism. These topics will above all, explain the central European democratisation process from the comparative perspective of the development of Russia and Ukraine after 1991. The students will gain the basic knowledge especially in political and economic decision-making processes in democratized states. They will acquire special knowledge of the inner layer especially of the Ukraine and Russia as key growth markets of the future and acquire the ability to predict reliability of the expectable structural and personnel lines of development in the eastern European region.

Art der Vermittlung

Präsenzveranstaltung

Art der Veranstaltung

Pflichtfach

Empfohlene Fachliteratur

Wegren, S. / Herspring D. (Hrsg.) (2009): After Putin's Russia. Past Imperfect. Future Uncertain, New York: Rowman & Littlefield

Lern- und Lehrmethode

Lectures

Prüfungsmethode

Continuous assessment

Voraussetzungen laut Lehrplan

keine

Schnellinfos

Studiengang

European Economy and Business Management (English)

Akademischer Grad

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

2.00

Unterrichtssprache

Englisch

Studienplan

Vollzeit

Studienjahr, in dem die Lerneinheit angeboten wird

2021

Semester in dem die Lehrveranstaltung angeboten wird

4 SS

Incoming

Ja

Lernergebnisse der Lehrveranstaltung

After the completion of this course the students will have the basic knowledge of the various eastern European political systems including Russia and classify them ranging from totalitarian to authoritarian and modern western democratic systems.

Kennzahl der Lehrveranstaltung

1389-13-01-VZ-EN-37