Not available in 2013/14
Advanced Topics in Government: Executive Politics
This information is for the 2013/14 session.
Prof Martin Lodge CON3.08
This course is available on the BSc in Government, BSc in Government and Economics, BSc in Government and History and BSc in Politics and Philosophy. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit and to General Course students.
GV101 or GV100 or equivalent
This course offers an advanced consideration of select key themes in the study of executive politics. It focuses on the changing conditions in which politics takes places (demographic change, sovereign debt crisis, environmental change and societal values) and considers how these changes impact on national executives.
20 hours of classes in the MT. 20 hours of classes in the LT. 4 hours of classes in the ST.
Hood, C (2011) The Blame Game, Carpenter, D (2010) Reputation and Power, Lewis, DE (2009) The Politics of Presidential Appointments, Lodge, M and Wegrich, K (2012/eds) Executive Politics in Times of Crisis.
Exam (50%, duration: 2 hours) in the main exam period.
Essay (50%, 3500 words) in the ST.
Total students 2012/13: Unavailable
Average class size 2012/13: Unavailable
Value: One Unit