|SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR||SPS/04|
The comparative Method is the only scientific approach of Political Science in order to understand and explain political phenomena, trying to serch for similarities and differences among the case studies and to control theoretical hypotheses.
Comparative Politics analyzes: political institutions, party systems, European political parties, electoral systems, electoral behaviour, types of democracies, democratizazion processes, non democratic regimes and other topics. of contemporary politics.
The course will consist of two parts. in the first one the study of comparative method will be developed through methodological tools (concepts, variables, correlations...) such as the quantitative and qualitative approaches. in the second one some case study will be selected and explred in a comparative perspective.
The course will examines the following topics: 1) the comparative method; 2) the comparative study of contemporary democracies; 3) the comparative analysis of recent democratizations.
Good knowledge of political disciplines.
Description, discussion: lectures
Democracies, Comparative Politics, Regime Types, Parties and Elections, Parliaments and Governments.
United Kingdom; Germany; France, Italy, Spain; Poland.
United States, Brazil, Japan, South Africa.
China and Russia.
Vassallo S. (2016), Sistemi politici comparati, Bologna, il Mulino.
Other documents on Aulaweb.
Office hours: E-mail to: email@example.com
MARA MORINI (President)
GIAMPIERO CAMA (Substitute)
MARCO DI GIULIO (Substitute)
On February 27th, 2023.
All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.
Oral discussion on topics and texys of the course.
Questions and analytical capacity.