Course: Electoral Geography

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Course title Electoral Geography
Course code KAP/GVD
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
  • Cabada Ladislav, Doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Romancov Michael, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The syllabus and precise credit/exam requirements will be posted on the website of the Department of Politics and International Relations before the first day of the respective term.

Learning activities and teaching methods
One-to-One tutorial, Skills demonstration, Seminar classes, Self-study of literature
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 50 hours per semester
  • Individual project (40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 40 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
After passing the course, students will be able to: - analyze election results within the contexts of particular countries of areas - differentiate among various types of voting systems and contextualize them - identify and territorially contextualize external factors influencing election results - compose articles and present their research
teaching methods
Skills demonstration
Self-study of literature
One-to-One tutorial
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Oral exam
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Cabada, Ladislav; Kubát, Michal. Úvod do studia politické vědy. Praha : Eurolex Bohemia, 2002. ISBN 80-86432-41-6.
  • Glassner, M. I. Political Geography.
  • Jehlička, Petr; Daněk, Petr; Tomeš, Jiří. Stát, prostor, politika : vybrané otázky politické geografie. 1. vyd. Praha : Univerzita Karlova, 2000. ISBN 80-238-5566-2.
  • Klokočka, Vladimír; Wagnerová, Eliška. Ústavy států Evropské unie : ústavní texty Belgie, Dánska, Finska, Francie, Irska, Itálie, Lucemburska, Německa, Nizozemí, Portugalska, Rakouska, Řecka, Španělska, Švédska, Velké Británie. Praha : Linde, 1997. ISBN 80-7201-056-5.
  • Kubát, M. a kol. Politické a ústavní systémy zemí středovýchodní Evropy. Eurolex Bohemia, Praha, 2004.
  • Muir, R. Political Geography, A New Introduction. Macmillan Press, 1997.
  • Říchová, Blanka. Komparace politických systémů II.. Vyd. 3., přeprac. V Praze : Oeconomica, 2004. ISBN 80-245-0757-9.
  • Říchová, Blanka. Komparace politických systémů I.. Praha : Vysoká škola ekonomická, 2002. ISBN 80-7079-994-3.

Study plans that include the course
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