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Voters’ Behavior and Party Competition in Turbulent Times

Duration

1 week

ECTS

4

Price

690 per week

Language

English

Where

Online

Start date

June 28, 2021

Syllabus

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The Summer University Program introduces students to the analysis of party systems, party competition and voting behavior through the recent theories, empirical results and interactive data analysis workshops. The course is divided into online lessons, individual study and preliminary study. Students also attend lessons with representatives of government and industry sharing their first-hand experiences.

 

Coordinator

Lorenzo De Sio, Professor, Department of Political Science, Luiss University

 

Learning Goals 

At the end of the course, students will:

Understand party systems’ fundamental theories, competition between parties and voting behavior

Understand the evolution of party politics in a comparative perspective and the disruptive challenges of contemporary politics in recent years

Know how to read and comment on election data

 

PROGRAM

Preliminary study:

The course syllabus indicates the materials (readings, papers, texts, videos) that students must study in the weeks preceding the course. This preliminary study gives students the necessary information for an intensive course and the ability to begin their weekly individual study with a greater depth.