Course: Contemporary Political Ideologies

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Course title Contemporary Political Ideologies
Course code KAP/SPID
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Strnadová Lenka, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Cabada Ladislav, Doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Specific content of the course and precise credit/exam requirements will be published in the beginning of the term.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Collaborative instruction, One-to-One tutorial, Group discussion, Skills demonstration, Self-study of literature
  • E-learning (given by an e-learning course) - 100 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 50 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
Graduates will be able to perform highly specialized work - they will be able to perform heuristic analysis of a problem, postulate hypotheses and research questions and elaborate a study able to pass the peer review and to be published in a journal.
teaching methods
Skills demonstration
Collaborative instruction
Group discussion
Self-study of literature
One-to-One tutorial
assessment methods
Oral exam
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Současná politická filosofie : sborník textů anglosaských autorů 20. století. 1. vyd. Praha : Oikoymenh, 1997. ISBN 80-86005-60-7.
  • Ballestrem, Karl; Ottman, Henning. Politická filosofie 20. století. 1. vyd. Praha : ISE, 1993. ISBN 80-85241-52-8.
  • Bershady, H. J. Ideology and social knowledge. Blackwell, 1973.
  • Clarke, J. - Cochrane, A. - Smart, C. Ideologies of walfera: from dreams to disillusion. Century Hutchinson, 1987.
  • Geiger, T. Ideologie und Wahrheit: eine soziologische Kritik des Denkens. Luchterhand, 1968.
  • Green, E.H.H. Ideologies of conservatism: conservative political ideas in the twentieth century. Oxford University Press, 2002.
  • Heywood, Andrew. Politické ideologie. Vyd. 1. Praha : Eurolex Bohemia, 2005. ISBN 80-86861-71-6.
  • Hoover, K. R. Ideology and political life. Brooks/Cole, 1987.
  • MacKinnon, C. Feminism unmodified: discourse on life and law. Harvard University Press, 1994.
  • Mannheim, Karl. Ideologie a utopie : přednášky a eseje. 1. vyd. Bratislava : Archa, 1991. ISBN 80-7115-022-3.
  • Říchová, Blanka. Přehled moderních politologických teorií : [empiricko-analytický přístup v soudobé politické vědě]. Vyd. 1. Praha : Portál, 2000. ISBN 80-7178-461-3.

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