Checking date: 25/08/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Local Politics
Study: Dual Bachelor in Law and Political Science (232)


Department assigned to the subject: Department of Social Sciences

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Spanish politics I. Spanish politics II.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
Management of key concepts and sufficient knowledge for the analysis of the structures, functioning , intervening actors, environments and tools proper of local government
Description of contents: programme
1. Specific scenarios of local politics 2. Comparative models of local government 3. Local Governments in Spain: local political governance 4. Local political management: efficiency, leadership, participation, transparency and communication
Learning activities and methodology
- Conventional classes (50 % of the schedule ). - Specific analysis in reduced groups (50 % of the schedule ). - Tutoring schedule set for that purpose.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Basic Bibliography
  • ALBA, C. y VANACLOCHA, F.J.. El sistema político local. BOE/UC3M. 1997
  • BRUGUÉ, Q.y GOMÁ, R.. Gobiernos locales y políticas públicas. Barcelona, Ariel. 1998
  • MARQUEZ, G.. Política y gobierno local. Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales. 2007
  • MARQUEZ, G.. Gobernabilidad local en España. Política y Sociedad, 47: 3. pp: 37-66. 2010
  • NAVARRO, C. Los grupos de interés y el gobierno local en España, en J. Molins, L. Muñoz, e I. Medina., Los grupos de interés en España. La influencia de los lobbies en la política española . Técnos. 2016

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.