Political Science, Intermediate Course B, 30 c
Course code:2SK059, Report code:74012, 100%, DAG, NML, week: 03 - 22 Semester: Spring 2012 - Spring 2012
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On completion of the course the student is expected to
The course is divided into three parts.
The first sub-course deals with the problems of democracy. Normative questions concerning the concept of democracy, arguments for and against democracy, the relationship between democracy, constitutionalism and efficiency, and the relationship between democracy and feminism, are brought up here. In the second part mainly empirical questions about the prerequisites for democracy as well as its spread, causes and effects are treated.
The second part of the course offers a choice between five sub-courses.
The third sub-part offers basic knowledge in scientific method. The students get a first introduction to empirical research and to the way in which different choices of method affect the realisation and results of a research project. The focus of the course is on basic methodological concepts and qualitative methods. [More/Hide]
Department of Government