Checking date: 10/05/2022

Course: 2022/2023

Political behaviour
Study: Bachelor in History and Politics (352)

Coordinating teacher: GARCIA ALBACETE, GEMA MARIA

Department assigned to the subject: Social Sciences Department

Type: Basic Core
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Branch of knowledge: Social Sciences and Law

Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. The role of citizens and political participation in contemporary democracies 2. Methodological issues in the analysis of political behaviour 3. Theoretical models of electoral behaviour 4. Electoral participation 5. Voting: socio-demographic factors, institutional context 6. Spatial models of voting 7. Voting and electoral systems: strategic voting 8. Protest: explanations at the individual level 9. Protest: institutional and contextual explanations
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.