Comparative Political Analysis
Undergraduate: Level 4
Monday 13 January 2020
Friday 20 March 2020
19 August 2019
Requisites for this module
BA L250 International Relations (Including Foundation Year),
BA L258 International Relations,
BA L259 International Relations (Including Year Abroad),
BA L260 International Relations (Including Placement Year),
BA L150 Political Economics,
BA L151 Political Economics (Including Year Abroad),
BA L152 Political Economics (Including Placement Year),
BSC L222 Politics and International Relations,
BSC L223 Politics and International Relations (Including Year Abroad),
BSC L224 Politics and International Relations (Including Placement Year)
This module provides an introduction into the basic strategies of comparative empirical analysis in political science. You will learn how political scientists tackle questions such as: 'are countries with high levels of trade less likely to go to war?' and 'do election observers actually reduce election fraud?'
The aim of the module is to provide students with the necessary analytical foundation to conduct empirical research and to introduce them to the basic logic of scientific inference.
By the end of the module the students should have achieved the following:
• Gained knowledge of the basic issues in the philosophy of science.
• Gained knowledge of the major schools of taught in the philosophy of science
• Understand how scientific theories are constructed.
No additional information available.
1 x 1 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour class per week
This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Arzu Kibris
Available via Moodle
Of 83 hours, 83 (100%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).
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