Checking date: 13/12/2018

Course: 2019/2020

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

Coordinating teacher: RIERA SAGRERA, PEDRO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Social Sciences

Type: Basic Core
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


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