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Comparative government and politics of west and east europe

  • A.A. 2014/2015
  • CFU 8
  • Ore 60
  • Classe di laurea LM-52
Ronald Car / Ricercatore / Storia delle istituzioni politiche (SPS/03)
Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche, della Comunicazione e delle Relazioni Internazionali
Prerequisiti

- Exhaustive knowledge of the general lines of modern European history.
- General knowledge of the main institutional models.

Obiettivi del corso

- Understanding the peculiarities of the State building process in West and East Europe.
- Examining the interactions between the political, economical and institutional sphere related to social changes of the last 3 Centuries, specifically the industrial and urban revolution.
- Reflecting on different models of "modernity" and "transition processes": "modernization" as an epoch of crisis.

Programma del corso

Diachronic comparison of social and political developments and their influence on political institutions in England (18 - 19 th Century), Germany (19 - 20 th Century) and in Central and Eastern Europe (World War II - today).
- Development of the major political ideologies (Liberalism, Nationalism, Communism) in the area and their impact on the institutional structure.
- The process of "modernization": industrial Revolution and urbanization, and their effects on political culture.
- The effects of EU enlargement and global capitalism on the transition countries.


Testi (A)dottati, (C)onsigliati
  • 1.  (A) Stephen White, Judy Batt, Paul G. Lewis (eds) Developments in Central and East European Politics 5 Duke University Press, Durham, 2013
  • 2.  (A) Ivan T. Berend Central and Eastern Europe, 1944-1993. Detour from the Periphery to the Periphery Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1999
Altre informazioni / materiali aggiuntivi

Course book required reading for attending students (8 cfu):
- Stephen White, Judy Batt, Paul G. Lewis (eds), "Developments in Central and East European Politics 5", Duke University Press, Durham, 2013,
- Lesson notes.

Course book required reading for non attending students (8 cfu):
- Stephen White, Judy Batt, Paul G. Lewis (eds), "Developments in Central and East European Politics 5", Duke University Press, Durham, 2013,
- Ivan Berend, "Central and Eastern Europe, 1944-1993. Detour from the Periphery to the Periphery", Cambridge university press, 1999.

Metodi didattici
  • Frontal lessons, workshops with public presentations
Modalità di valutazione
  • 1.Written partial exam showing students ability to compose two short essays concerning the key arguments of the course.
    2. Oral final exam showing the overall learning based on: frontal lessons, workshops and course books.
Lingue, oltre all'italiano, che possono essere utilizzate per l'attività didattica

english

Lingue, oltre all'italiano, che si intende utilizzare per la valutazione

english

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