Checking date: 19/04/2023

Course: 2024/2025

Local Politics
Dual Bachelor in Law and Political Science (Plan: 413 - Estudio: 232)

Coordinating teacher: JURADO NEBREDA, IGNACIO

Department assigned to the subject: Social Sciences Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Spanish politics I. Spanish politics II.
Management of key concepts and sufficient knowledge for the analysis of the structures, functioning , intervening actors, environments and tools proper of local government
Skills and learning outcomes
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
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Extraordinary call: regulations
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 may change due academic events or other reasons.